Girls show off their footballing skills

Photo Neil Cross'Girls U13 football tournament
Photo Neil Cross'Girls U13 football tournament
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Pupils from Broughton High School triumphed in the Central Lancashire Girls Cup.

Broughton’s girls came third out of 13 county schools in the football tournament. A total of 18 teams from Fylde, Chorley, South Ribble and Preston competed to represent PNE in the regional tournament.

Photo Neil Cross'Girls U13 football tournament 'Broughton v Southlands

Photo Neil Cross'Girls U13 football tournament 'Broughton v Southlands

Mel Brown from PNE has been coaching in many of the schools since September.

Broughton High School beat Our Lady’s, Fulwood, for third place and St Cecilia’s High in Longridge eventually beat Fulwood’s Archbishop Temple 2-0.

Dean Brandwood, Preston Council school games organiser, said: “It was an excellent showcase for girls football.”