Young footballers aim to make it a double for school

Young footballers at Easington Colliery Primary School.
Young footballers at Easington Colliery Primary School.
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Budding soccer stars are in training for a national competition next month.

The children from Easington Colliery Primary School are excited about taking part in the finals of the England Schools Football Association’s National Cup Finals in May.

And, it is not just the boys, but the girls as well who are proving successful on the pitch.

The FA has confirmed it is the first time a girls’ and boys’ team from the same school have made it through to the finals.

Katrina Coxon, business manager at the school, said everyone is really proud of the pupils.

The national final will take place at Leicester City Football Club’s King Power Stadium and Zinedine Zidane is international ambassador of the event.