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BARNETT AND FLORES STAR AT SUMMER SOCCER SCHOOLS

13 August 2015

Leon Barnett and Jordan Flores join in with Summer Soccer School.

  • Leon Barnett and Jordan Flores at Abraham Guest Soccer Schools.
  • 40 youngsters playing at Soccer School.
  • Two weeks left of holiday camps.

Following his first team home debut at the DW Stadium in the Capital One Cup match against Bury on Tuesday evening, Wigan-born Jordan Flores joined teammate Leon Barnett at one of the Community Trust’s popular summer Soccer Schools yesterday.



Leon and Jordan, who used to attend Wigan Athletic Soccer Schools as a youngster, joined in with the 40 junior players at the Abraham Guest Academy camp, playing in several 5-a-side matches and providing assists for the youngsters.

They then both chose teams to take on in an accuracy challenge, trying to score past mannequins in the net.

Jordan said: “My head’s still buzzing from Tuesday’s game, I really enjoyed myself and then coming out to the Soccer School is great to give something back to the fans.

“I used to come to these summer schools when I was younger hoping to be where I am now, so hopefully it’s something good for these players to see and aspire to.

“The camps are doing a really good job and are well organised – much better than they were when I used to come!”

There is still chance to come down and take part at our Soccer Schools and Dance Camps, with two full weeks remaining at a number of locations:

Soccer SchoolsDance Camps
Abraham Guest Academy, Greenhey, Wigan, WN5 0DQMonday 24th August - Friday 28th August
Holy Cross Catholic High School, Myles Standish Way, Chorley, PR7 3LSMonday 24th August - Friday 28th August
Lowton High School, Newton Road, Lowton, Warrington, WA3 1DUMonday 17th August - Friday 21st AugustThursday 20th August - Friday 21st August
Ormskirk School, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, L39 2ATMonday 24th August - Friday 28th August
St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Rookery Avenue, Wigan, WN4 9PFMonday 24th August - Friday 28th August


To sign up for one of our brilliant camps, you can either use our Online Booking System, contact the Trust on 01942 488 530 or email community@wiganathleticct.com.

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