Juniors acquitted themselves well

Biddulph’s junior football teams competed across Stoke-on-Trent on Sunday as part of a ground-breaking new competition format within the North Staffordshire Junior Youth League.
The league this year introduced a new format for children’s teams aged U7s to U11s, with a development ladder system, meaning teams were not following a traditional season but given batches of games against teams of a similar level of competition. At the end of each group of games, performances were assessed and teams either moved up or down the ladder to find competitive games regardless of ability.

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