MU boosts game
AGROUP of Timperley teenagers gained a football coaching qualification thanks to a partnership between the Manchester United Foundation and Timperley and District Junior Football League.
A group of 16 and 17year old volunteers took part in a five-day coaching course which involved football theory and practical, along with elements of first-aid and safeguarding, before attending an awards ceremony to be officially presented with their level 1 award.
General secretary of the league, Brian Fletcher, said: “The partnership has been brilliant.
“It will impact league with these
the guys going back to their own clubs and helping out every weekend.”
Foundation chief executive, John Shiels added: “Our contribution is to supplement and compliment the brilliant work already being done by the league. Anything we can do to help develop the game at this level is part of our role.”