Gallery: International footballers visit school

PUBLISHED: 13:11 18 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:36 26 October 2009

Action from the match

Action from the match

ARSENAL and England ladies captain Faye White has been passing on the wealth of her footballing knowledge to schoolgirls across Potters Bar. The 30-year-old, awarded 24 honours in her Arsenal career, ran a football festival at Mount Grace School, on Churc

ARSENAL and England ladies captain Faye White has been passing on the wealth of her footballing knowledge to schoolgirls across Potters Bar.

The 30-year-old, awarded 24 honours in her Arsenal career, ran a football festival at Mount Grace School, on Church Road, aiming at introducing year four girls to the game.

The central defender said the event was more about getting girls involved than looking for talent.

"We began doing the festivals last year, but previously it was only for year five and year six, so this time we introduced the year four girls as well," she said.

"It's a great opportunity just to see them get involved, if any of the girls want to take it up seriously they will go for trails."

Lasting for two hours, six schools from across the area including Pope Paul Catholic - which won - Ladbrooke, Oakmere, Wroxham, St Giles C of E and Cuffley, took part.

Faye added: "We are hoping to make this a permanent fixture for upcoming years.


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