Children coached by professionals at soccer school

Schoolgirls Mary Byrne and Olivia Turner

Schoolgirls Mary Byrne and Olivia Turner

First published in News Runcorn and Widnes World: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

YOUNGSTERS have been getting a kick out of summer by mastering new sporting skills.

Football experts, Active Soccer, provided a week long soccer school as part of Halton Council’s summer blitz programme.

FA qualified coaches taught 30 young people new skills, team work, and how to play in a different way, at Brookvale Recreation Centre.

Ten-year-old schoolgirls, Mary Byrne, from Palacefields, Runcorn, a pupil at Our Lady’s Primary School, and Olivia Turner, from Norton, Runcorn, who attends St Berteline’s School in Windmill Hill, joined the squad.

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