Priory Pumas act as flag bearers

Priory Pumas Under-8s.

Priory Pumas Under-8s. - Credit: Archant

Priory Pumas Under-8s acted as flag bearers at Ashton Gate, home of Bristol City.

ASPIRING footballers from North Somerset were given the opportunity to act as flag bearers at Ashton Gate, home of Bristol City Football Club.

A team of 14 Priory Pumas Under-8 players took to the pitch in support of a match against Oldham Athletic.

The team spent half-time on the pitch waving their flags, while donning their new training tops sponsored by Paramount PR and enjoyed front row tickets to watch the game.

Pumas coach and organiser Mark Millman, said: “We were delighted to be selected as a team for this honour and the boys really enjoyed the experience.”

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The flag bearing opportunity follows on from a successful training day the team attended at St George’s Park, England’s training ground earlier this year.

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