Battle Baptists’ national cup victory in pictures

Battle Baptist Football Club regained the National Christian Cup with a 2-0 victory against Liverpool-based St Sebastians in the final yesterday (Saturday).

Sunday, 19th May 2019, 12:38 pm
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians walk out on to the pitch at The Valley

Goals from Jamie Lindsay and Josh Pickering ensured the Baptists won the national competition for the second time in three seasons at The Valley, home of Charlton Athletic FC. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Battle line up before kick-off
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Steve McGowan hobbles off during the first half
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle celebrate their opening goal
Battle celebrate their opening goal
Battle celebrate their opening goal
Battle celebrate their opening goal
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Two Battle ball children
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle celebrate their second goal
Battle celebrate their second goal
Battle Baptists and St Sebastians battle it out in the National Christian Cup final
Battle players and supporters celebrate after the final whistle
Battle players and supporters celebrate after the final whistle
Battle players celebrate their victory
Battle players celebrate their victory
More celebrations after the final whistle
Battle players celebrate their victory
Battle Baptists gather together at the end of the game
Battle celebrate their victory
Battle celebrate their victory
Battle management and players enjoy the moment
Battle captain Tom Saunders is announced man of the match
Tom Saunders receives his man of the match prize from former QPR player Dennis Bailey
Battle's players walk forward to receive their medals
Some of the medals being handed out
Battle celebrate with the trophy
The champagne flows as Battle celebrate victory
Party time at The Valley
The celebrations are in full swing
Battle celebrate with the trophy
Battle celebrate with the trophy
Battle celebrate with the trophy
Battle celebrate with the trophy
Battle celebrate with the trophy
Battle celebrate with the trophy
Battle manager Kyle Mann celebrates with Steve McGowan
Battle pair Josh Pickering and Corey Wheeler celebrate with the trophy