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Monday, 5th Dec 2011
Young table tennis stars representing Wigan Athletic clinched the title of Fred Perry Urban Cup 2011 Champions at the finals competition held on Saturday 3rd December. Narrowly beating runners-up Arsenal; the team - made up of Annabelle Rowlands, Hannah Burrows, Ross Byron and Michael O'Donnell - finished the day with 24 points to the Gunners' 22, with Hull City falling into third place with 20 points.
Urban Cup Champions 2011 - Wigan Athletic
In the boys division, Arsenal were victorious over runners-up Aston Villa and Blackburn Rovers. Portsmouth were triumphant in the girls division over second placed Manchester City, with Norwich City's team coming in third. Fred Perry's Urban Cup Ambassador and national table tennis star Darius Knight was on hand to support the finalists, and inspire the next generation of table tennis champions.
Fred Perry Urban Cup Ambassador & GB table tennis star Darius Knight
Darius said: "There was some great table tennis talent at today's Fred Perry Urban Cup Finals. I definitely spotted some stars of the future and it is through initiatives like this we will see more and more youngsters taking up the sport." Fred Perry would like to join Darius in congratulating everyone who took part in the 2011 finals, and well done to the tournament's winners Wigan Athletic.
The Fred Perry Urban Cup is hosted in collaboration with the Premier League and the English Table Tennis Association (ETTA)