An unforgettable afternoon at Carrington

Friday 31 March 2023 16:33

Manchester United players Jack Butland, Harry Maguire and Wout Weghorst have provided that Friday feeling to youngsters from our Foundation’s partner primary schools.

The children paid a special visit to Carrington to take part in a series of sporting challenges with the Reds, who took time out from the squad’s preparations for this Sunday’s match against Newcastle. 

Twenty students from Bredbury Green and Vale View Primary Schools met the United trio at the training ground, before competing in games of cricket, football tennis and mini golf. 

Take a look at the heart-warming images below...

The session finished with a lively Q&A in which the children asked the players about their respective football careers so far, before posing for photos that captured an unforgettable afternoon. 

Our Foundation works in 28 primary schools across Greater Manchester, aiming to develop and improve the wellbeing and life skills of children aged five to 11. 

Working alongside the Premier League Primary Stars programme and in line with the national curriculum, the Foundation addresses physical literacy, healthy lifestyles and the broader curriculum.

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