Bittersweet cup win for Leah

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Arsenal and England star Leah Williamson was stretchered off during Sunday’s FA Girls’ Youth Cup final held in Milton Keynes – but still had a win to celebrate.

With the game 65 minutes old and Arsenal U17s leading 3-0 against Blackburn Rovers, Leah went down with an ankle injury and couldn’t carry on.

The Ousedale School pupil received a fantastic ovation from her friends and family in the stadium:mk crowd, and her Arsenal side held on for a 3-1 win – competing a league and cup double this season.

Fortunately there was no serious damage done in the knock, and Leah hopes to be fighting fit again in time to feature for England later this summer.