Football festival for females

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An Amber Valley Women and Girls’ Football Festival is to be held on Saturday, August 10, at Aldercar Community Language College.

Organised by the Ripley-based Sporting Futures, it will run from 10.30am-4pm and you are invited to enter a team in the festival.

The cost is £25 per team of seven people.

People attending the event can enjoy football drills and skills, there will be a chance to meet Derby County mascot Rammie, free massages from Helen Wright, cheerleading taster sessions with Crystal Cheer and Dance, plus there will be refreshments available.

The age categories for teams are under 11s, under 13s, under 15s, under 17s, plus an open age category.

There will be trophies for the winners and medals for runners-up.

To register a team or for more information, you can call Rachel at Sporting Futures on 07920 703646/01773 841645.

Alternatively, you can email