Keith Webb leads England to fifth spot at Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships

Keith Webb, back in 2009, on the Walks' touchline. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Keith Webb, back in 2009, on the Walks' touchline. Picture: MATTHEW USHER - Credit: Matthew Usher

England's cerebral palsy squad are celebrating after clinching their highest finish at a world championships.

The Three Lions did their country and boss Keith Webb, previously part of the coaching set-up at Norwich City and a former King's Lynn boss, proud by beating Ireland 2-0 to claim fifth place. Matthew Crossen and Jack Rutter found the net for the side who knew going into the game they had already qualified for next year's Rio Paralympics. Holders Russia retained their title at the disabled sport's event by beating Ukraine 1-0 in yesterday afternoon's final at St George's Park.