On Friday 10th November, the Loreto girls’ football team stormed their way to the top of the Manchester United Foundation regional tournament, after remaining undefeated in all seven games, (won 6, drew 1). The girls from year 7, 8 and 9 played some brilliant football throughout the day and were proud to wear the Manchester United kit in the tournament.
Their opponents included Preston North End (0-0 & 2-1 win), Everton (4-0 & 3-2 win) and Morecombe (4-0& 4-0 win). In the Final against Swinton High school, the score was 1-1 but the Loreto girls held their nerve to win 3-1 in the penalty shoot out!
On the day, one of the team members was spotted by a representative from the centre of excellence and invited to train with the girls’ U14 squad, in the near future. Well done to team Loreto and their coaches Mr Grimshaw and Miss Connolly on a very successful result.