to St Bons School in Boleyn Road have been asking a pertinent question this
week...Could this possibly be the biggest football shield in the World?
has to come close, as it stands almost a metre tall and is now proudly on
display in reception at the Forest Gate school, drawing daily gasps of
"wow" and " that's huge."
object of all the attention is the enormous Dewar Shield London Cup that was
won by last year's Year 10 under 15 football team (now year 11) back in May
when St Bons was victorious over West Dulwich's
Kingsdale Foundation School.
The final score on the day was 2-0 with the match
being played close to home at Clapton FC's Old Spotted Dog ground.
coach and teacher, Graham Hayes, is
proud of his team and of the trophy but says he's glad he doesn't have the
unenviable job of polishing it.
trophy will remain at the school until next year's competition comes to its