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Northants Under-16 tournament
 Women's Football News 17 Dec 2010
 
Northants Under-16 tournament - 17 Dec 2010 - Women's Football NewsWednesday evening saw the second of the Northamptonshire FA's Countywide Under-16 7v7 girls' festivals take place at Manor School and Sports College in Raunds, Northamptonshire.
 
Whilst many festivals take place in the County throughout the year, they often happen with the School Sport Partnership areas and a school in the north of the county is unlikely to play a school in the south of the county in a tournament.
 
So Senior Competition Manager, Matt Sturgess, and Kathyrn Hall, the Northants FA Women's and Girls Development Officer, decided it would be nice to have a summer and winter 7v7 tournament open to all secondary schools in the county. It also adds a bit of variation for schools to play against different opposition.
 
"We were fortunate to have Alex Scott of England and the Boston Breakers come along and watch the girls play and then host a Q & A afterwards," says Kathryn. "Alex picked out a player from each team that had shown good skills, teamwork, communication and commitment and later presented them each with a small prize."
 
The overall winners were Prince William's first team from Oundle and they are pictured with Alex below.
 
"It was also a nice opportunity to recognise the work done by one of our Council members in his dedication and commitment to women's football," added Kathryn. "Trevor Clifton has long been involved in the women's game in Northamptonshire and has helped from the start of both the women's and the girls' leagues, the start of Coach Education and many other programmes over the years.
 
"He let slip that his favourite England player was Alex Scott and so we felt it was appropriate to say a small thank you to Trevor for his ongoing work and commitment to the women's game. He was presented with a shirt from Alex herself and received a warm applause from everyone."
 
There then followed some questions on Alex's career, her motivations, the differences between playing in England and America and she gave some good advice to the girls on enjoying their football. She also helped to encourage the girls to come along and support the next England women's home games in preparation for the World Cup in June.

 
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