A London Derby – Charlton Upbeats vs Sutton Utd FC

On 3 November, the Charlton Upbeats played a match against Sutton Utd FC at Sutton’s ground, Gander Green Lane. There were over 50 people in attendance for the match. The Charlton Upbeats were special guests for the day and were the main feature in the Sutton Utd vs Dagenham & Redbridge match day programme.

Picture sourced from Charlton Athletic Community Trust

The teams played a 50 minute, 7-aside game and both teams showed some fanatic football skills throughout the day such as passing, movement on and off the ball, shooting and etc. There were goals and good phases of play from both teams but the match finished 6-3 to the Charlton Upbeats.

After the match, the Charlton Upbeats were invited to watched Sutton Utd vs Dagenham & Redbridge. This was a National League match which Sutton Utd won 1-0.

After the match, the DSActive team sat down with Charlton Upbeats Capitan, Will. He answered some questions about his football journey: 

Please, could you tell us a few things about you?

Will said: My name is Will and I play Upbeats team. Sometimes I’m in goal and if I’m not in goal, I am a defender.

Why do you play football?

Will said: Good for the core. Good exercise.

What does being captain of Charlton Upbeats mean to you?

Will said: Keep on going and keep spirits up on the field. Good to be Captian and got a trophy. 

Thank you to Will for taking the time to talk to us.

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