Great Places residents from the Meir area of Stoke had a special surprise when
Pottermus, Stoke City FC’s club mascot, popped down to meet them.
than 20 children between the ages of five and 13 have been taking part in a
series of football sessions put on by Great Places Housing Group and Stoke City
FC throughout August.
the drop-in sessions the children learnt many new skills perfected by the likes
of their ‘Potters’ heroes Kenwyne Jones and Peter Crouch.
Beesley, Great Places community development co-ordinator, said: “The children
learned a great deal from the experts at Stoke City FC, not least lots of
fabulous new tricks but also how to work together as a team.”
Warren Leat, school liaison officer from Stoke City FC,
said: “The partnership with Great Places has been invaluable. It has given children in the Meir area fun
and safe opportunities through doing something they all enjoy.”