Villa youth team wins Hong Kong Sevens

Aston Villa's youth side crowned another hugely successful season by retaining their Hong Kong Sevens crown.

The Young Lions, who lifted the silverware 12 months ago, beat Celtic 2-0 in the final to lift the prestigious trophy for the fourth time.

Earlier, Villa took maximum points from the group games with victories against Hong Kong sides Yau Yee Select (1-0) and Bulova Rangers (2-1) and Dutch outfit PSV Eindhoven(1-0).

English club side Eastleigh were thrashed 5-0 in the quarter-final before Villa beat the Australian Institute of Sport 3-1 in the semis.

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