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Nine Barking Abbey Football Academy players shine for Essex in their Inter Counties Schools Trophy final win against DurhamTHEIR INTER COUNTIES SCHOOLS TROPHY FINAL WIN AGAINST DURHAM - posted 8th May

Nine Barking Abbey Football academy students all featured for Essex in their fantastic victory over Durham on Saturday 29th April 2017.  The Final took place at the Ricoh Arena, which is Coventry City’s home stadium. Barking Abbey players Solomon Ogunwomoju and Godfrey Kambaza were the two goal scorers for Essex in this hard fought Inter Counties Schools final.

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Boys Football Academy crowned National League Alliance U19’s champions - posted 30th Mar

Barking Abbey’s Football Academy claimed their first Trophy of the season by being crowned champions of the National league Alliance U19’s ‘A’ Division. The first team squad play under the name of AFC Hornchurch, which are currently Abbey’s partnership link club. The league was finally won yesterday when Abbey defeated Borehamwood FC 3-0 with the goals coming from G Kambaza and 2x E Obeng-Kouassi.

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Girls Football Academy reach English Schools National Final - posted 28th Feb

Barking Abbey Girls' Football Academy have reached their first English Schools National Final with a 2-1 win away to current holders John Madejski School. The game played on Wednesday 8th February started well for Abbey when Anais Reynolds found herself 1v1 with the goal keeper forcing her to save from point blank. With Abbey being knocked out by the same opposition at this stage last season they were determined to go one better and Anele Komani showed that determination when she out jumped the goal keeper to head in a Imogen Bennett cross to make it 1-0. John Madejski continued to be a constant threat with goal keeper Rose Hemans making a crucial block following a goal bound effort from a corner. 

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