Norwich coach Adams delighted for Chelsea reject Cameron McGeehan after FA Youth Cup final winner

Norwich City U18 coach Neil Adams hailed his young players after their FA Youth Cup final first-leg win over Chelsea on Monday night.

Former Chelsea youngster Cameron McGeehan crashed home a last-gasp spot kick on Monday night to earn the Canaries a slender 1-0 lead against the holders for the second leg return at Stamford Bridge on May 13.

Over 20,000 fans were at Carrow Road and Adams said: “I think he was there until he was 14 and he is still a big Chelsea fan. He is always watching Chelsea television and this is a dream come true for him. He was desperate to win the game and took the penalty with great aplomb to smash it into the top corner.

"He’ll probably have a sleepless night now. I was confident when he stepped up. He wants to take penalties, he has always taken them and I think that is probably the best one he has taken. It was never in doubt and at such an important stage of the game. They’ve won it I think three times out of the last four and they are a fantastic football club. They have excellent players and I am delighted to take that one-goal lead to Stamford Bridge.”

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