Manager's accolade for Ashwell girls

ASHWELL Academicals under-six manager John Connolly has praised the club s talented young girl players. At the club s presentation evening Connolly said: We have a mixed boys and girls team, and I have to say that some of the girls look like they coul

ASHWELL Academicals under-six manager John Connolly has praised the club's talented young girl players.

At the club's presentation evening Connolly said: "We have a mixed boys' and girls' team, and I have to say that some of the girls look like they could be up and coming future England players!"

He added: "It's a great club, with a friendly family atmosphere - win or lose - and a great sense of community spirit."

The Accies have also been presented with their new training kit, by sponsors Schwick Rhubarb Inns, owners of the Rose & Crown pub.

Rebecca Duncan, from the company presented the awards, as well as new shower jackets to add to the team's kit bags.