Catch of the day for footie gaffer Barry

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MAD­CAP footie boss Barry Fry was on hand when his daugh­ter went into labour at home – and CAUGHT the baby as it ar­rived.

Am­ber, 26, had been watch­ing the Eng­land v Scot­land match last Wed­nes­day with dad Barry and mum Kirs­tine, 57.

Her part­ner and pro­fes­sional foot­baller Craig Mack­ail-Smith, 29, was also at her side af­ter with­draw­ing from the Scot­tish squad due to an achilles in­jury.

Min­utes af­ter the fi­nal whis­tle Am­ber went into labour.

The fam­ily made a fran­tic call to the mid­wife but when the baby started to ar­rive Craig was talked through the birth.

But it was left to Barry, 68, to catch his new grand­daugh­ter.

Craig said: “Barry was there to catch the baby as it came out – I’ve never seen him move so fast.”

Am­ber gave birth to healthy 6lb 12oz Isla with no med­i­ca­tion.

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