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Local footballer awarded American scholarship

Beth Craig spotted by talent scout

A local footballer has been selected for a scholarship in the US.

Beth Craig, who plays for Blackpool FC and the Island U16s squad, is one of three female footballers to receive the funding. 

They were spotted by a talent scout, who had been invited over to the Island by Women's Football Development Manager Simon Elson.

Beth says she needs to continue playing off-Island as much as possible in the lead-up to America:

You can watch Beth and her mum speaking to Manx Radio's Rhian Evans below:

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