Football fever with pro Pelé

Pro Pelé coaching Salisbury footballers

Pro Pelé coaching Salisbury footballers

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Salisbury Journal: Photograph of the Author by , Head of Sport

PROFESSIONAL footballer Pelé will be teaching youngsters the best tricks at a summer holiday coaching camp in Salisbury.

The 36-year-old, who boasts spells with Premier League sides Southampton and West Bromwich Albion, is part of the Matt Le Tissier Natural Coaching team, who are visiting Manor Fields School, Wilton Road, next month.

Qualified coaches will be holding sessions from Monday, August 4 to Friday, August 8, which are aimed at children aged from five to 13 years.

Football fun will be had over five days, starting at 9am and finishing at 4pm.

Jo McMorrin, headteacher at Manor Fields School, said: “We are always keen to encourage sport and charitable enterprises so to be involved in this community project is a privilege for us.”

Prices are as follows: £79 five days, £68 four days, £54 three days, £38 two days, £20 one day.

To book, visit n Some of the proceeds raised by the coaching school will go towards historian Barry Webb’s Saints Foundation tour to Lesotho in November.

He is raising money for Kick4Life and Saints Foundation. To donate visit website

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