Red Star girls showcase women’s sport at festival

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Lochnell Football Club celebrated Sports Scotland’s ‘Active Girls Day’ on Saturday by staging their first girls football festival.

Despite the unavoidable withdrawal of some teams, there was still a healthy turnout with teams representing Lochgilphead Red Star and South Lochaber Thistle joining the hosts to play a series of games.

These featured play of the highest standard and some outstanding goals, demonstrating the increasing popularity of girls football in Argyll and Lochaber.

Each participant received a commemorative medal for their efforts and the hope now is that similar events take place regularly to further promote competitive football for girls across the region.