to 2003 News Archive
Adios Stranraer Academy!
WAS ADIOS Stranraer Academy for 18 lucky pupils on Tuesday
morning as they jetted-off for a week in the Spanish sunshine.
football-daft youngsters have flown to Madrid for a never-to-forget
coaching course to be held in the playground of Europe's number
one club side Real Madrid.
thought of winning a contract with the European Champions
may be more like a dream for the lads but they will experience
eight days of professional training with the club's coaching
staff as well as taking in the sights of the beautiful Spanish
bleary-eyed boys departed Stranraer at 6.30 a.m. on Tuesday
morning and were due to arrive in Madrid at 5.30 p.m. accompanied
by teachers Stuart Binnie and Peter Baird a far cry from the
13-hour trek they endured to stormy Stornoway in December!