Varsity Football: Match In Pictures

Couldn’t make it to Varsity? Don’t worry, the Tab’s own snappers were there to capture all the action. Here is our pick of the best photos.

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Cambridge held their nerve following a competitive 0-0 draw to edge Oxford 4-2 in a penalty shootout. A crowd of 3,500 watched the action from the 130th Varsity match which Luke Ilot and John Jarman captured in pictures. 

Craven Cottage. The stage was set.

Craven Cottage. The stage was set.

Kick off.

Kick off.

Cambridge immediately put pressure  on Oxford.

Cambridge immediately put pressure on Oxford.

 

Straight out of Cindies.

Straight out of Cindies.

Kent comes out too far and allows Oxford to hit the post.

Kent comes out too far and allows Oxford to hit the post.

 

Oxford looked dangerous from set pieces.

Oxford looked dangerous from set pieces.

The Dominic Sylvester.

The Dominic Silvester (Das82).

Same old Oxford, always cheating.

Same old Oxford, always cheating.

Oxford struggled to contain Cambridge on the counter-attack.

Oxford struggled to contain Cambridge on the counter-attack.

Elliot initiating a break down the left wing.

Elliot initiating a break down the left wing.

"Hey mate, do you think I’m the only person Preye ‘loves’?"

‘Howay son, how long do you need?’

Cambridge were unable to convert set piece opportunities.

Cambridge were unable to convert their promising set piece opportunities.

 

90 minutes and goalless, it was going to penalties.

90 minutes and goalless, it was going to penalties.

Kent stepped up to the challenge.

Kent stepped up to the challenge.

It's over as Kent tips Oxford's fourth penalty wide.

It’s over as Kent tips Oxford’s fourth penalty wide.

Oxford aren't a happy bunch.

Oxford aren’t a happy bunch.

Cambridge celebrate victory.

Cambridge celebrate  their third straight victory.