All-girls under-12 football team becomes first in Britain to win a BOYS’ league

All-girls under-12 football team becomes first in Britain to win a BOYS' league after joining because they had no-one to play All-girls under 12 football team joins a local boys' league and then wins the title Girls from SB Frankfort, of Plymouth, Devon, had no one to play football against The girls' team beat the local Drake FC under 12s team to win the boys' league

By Joseph Laws For Mailonline

Published: 21:19 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 21:23 BST, 3 May 2019

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An all-girls under 12 football team has become the first in Britain to win a boys' league.

Girls from football club SB Frankfort, who train in Plymouth, Devon, had no one to play with and joined the Devon Junior Minor League.

The team made history after beating the boys' team Drake FC under 12s to win the title.

Girls from football club SB Frankfort, who train in Plymouth, Devon, became the first in Britain to win a boys' league. The manager of the rival boys' team they beat congratulated the girls and said they 'played the game in the right spirit, the way it should be played'

Girls from football club SB Frankfort, who train in Plymouth, Devon, became the first in Britain to win a boys' league. The manager of the rival boys' team they beat congratulated the girls and said they 'played the game in the right spirit, the way it should be played'

The team was formed four years ago after a rise in womens' football. The girls, despite training every week, had no other teams to play against- and so decided to enter the boys' league.

The team, pictured above in their yellow and green jersey, made history after beating the boys' team Drake FC youth to win the Devon Junior Minor League title

The team, pictured above in their yellow and green jersey, made history after beating the boys' team Drake FC youth to win the Devon Junior Minor League title

Club welfare officer Adam Wallis told MailOnline: 'You can only learn so much through training and they went out there with the idea of not worrying about results, just going out there.

'Girls' football has been on the rise for quite a while now, in the last two or three years there has been quite a resurgence. 

'The football [that] the team play is outstanding and

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