Commonwealth Games football tourney

The first of a series of football tournaments organised by Active Schools Angus kicked off on Thursday at Pitskelly Park, Carnoustie. The children, from Barnhill, Carlogie, Grange, Seaview, Liff, Burnside and Woodlands, enjoyed six, 10-minute matches per team. This year the tournaments are themed each school nominated a country taking part in the Glasgow Commonweath Games 2014. Phil Hope and his Scottish & Southern Energy colleagues set up the pitches, goals, flags, etc., pre-match then took on the role of referees and linesmen for all of the games. The event itself gave the children further opportunity to promote their work with the Commonwealth Games 2014 as a class topic and the chance to showcase their football skills. Winners were Barnhill, representing Belize, with a respectable 17 points, closely followed by Carlogie (South Africa) with 16 points.

The first of a series of football tournaments organised by Active Schools Angus kicked off on Thursday at Pitskelly Park, Carnoustie. The children, from Barnhill, Carlogie, Grange, Seaview, Liff, Burnside and Woodlands, enjoyed six, 10-minute matches per team. This year the tournaments are themed each school nominated a country taking part in the Glasgow Commonweath Games 2014. Phil Hope and his Scottish & Southern Energy colleagues set up the pitches, goals, flags, etc., pre-match then took on the role of referees and linesmen for all of the games. The event itself gave the children further opportunity to promote their work with the Commonwealth Games 2014 as a class topic and the chance to showcase their football skills. Winners were Barnhill, representing Belize, with a respectable 17 points, closely followed by Carlogie (South Africa) with 16 points.

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The first of a series of football tournaments kicked off on Thursday at Pitskelly Park, Carnoustie.

The children taking part were from Barnhill, Carlogie, Grange, Seaview, Liff, Burnside and Woodlands. Each school represented a country taking part in the Glasgow Commonweath Games 2014.

Phil Hope and his Scottish & Southern Energy colleagues set up the pitches, goals, flags, etc. then took on the role of referees and linesmen.

Winners were Barnhill, representing Belize, with 17 points, closely followed by Carlogie (South Africa) with 16 points.