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Ibis JFC beaten in USA Cup final

The Kendal teenagers capped of a fantastic week at the USA Cup by making it all the way to their age bracket final yesterday. Although they were eventually beaten 7-2 by the Icelandic side FYLKIR the boys did the region proud, their highlight being a tense 2-0 victory of Mexico's Colegio Vista in the semi final.

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Ibis JFC shortly before beating Colegio Vista 2-0 Credit: Ibis JFC
Runners Up
Runners up with their medals. Well done boys Credit: IBIS JFC

Assault in Kendal

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault in Kendal. A man was attacked at around 3am this morning in Stricklandgate near to the Birdcage. He's being treated for injuries after he was kicked and punched to the head. Detectives want to speak to a man who's described as 5ft 8in tall and wearing a camouflage jacket.


A-maze-ing tribute to mark WW1 centenary

Mazes have been testing our patience and navigational skills for hundreds of years, it's all too easy hopelessly lost in them and can never find your way out.

In Sedgwick near Kendal, one Lake District attraction has gone, you might say, to amazing lengths to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

Paul Crone reports.


Kendal football team keep their eye on the ball

Weeks after England returned from the World Cup defeated and disappointed, another team is crossing the Atlantic this weekend looking to restore the Country's pride on the international football stage.

And this time they're all from our region.

IBIS Junior Club from Kendal are the only English side taking part in the world's largest youth football tournament in the USA next week.

Ryan Dollard went to see their final preparations.

For more information on the tournament you can visit the USA Cup website.

'We've never lost a penalty shoot out'

A junior football team from Kendal are hoping to out-play their professional counterparts.

As the England team crashed out of the World Cup in their group stage, IBIS Junior FC are hoping to bring home a trophy as they take on the USA Cup.

The international tournament will see them compete with teams from Brazil, Argentina and America.

One of their coaches, Peter Leonard, says they're not even worried about the possibility of a penalty shootout...if only the same could be said for Roy Hodgson's side.

For more information on the tournament you can visit the USA Cup website.

Junior football team hoping to make it in America

The team hope to be the first team from the north of England to play in the cup Credit: ITV News Border

IBIS Junior FC is aiming to be the first team from northern England to compete at the USA Cup in Blaine, Minnesota.

All the USA Cup games are broadcast live on television around the world Credit: ITV News Border

It's the world's largest 11-aside youth football tournament that lets young people enjoy sport on an international stage.

The games throughout the competition are broadcast on live television to thousands of people around the world.

The team are now raising money to get them to the contest Credit: ITV News Border

The team are currently trying to raise money for the trip by holding a charity dinner and auction.

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