Player Power Boosts Community Projects

Members of the Wanderers’ first-team squad have been out and about to support school projects run by Bolton Wanderers In The Community and to meet up with fans.

Striker Jon Dadi Bodvarsson and defender Eoin Toal visited Harper Green School in Farnsworth to meet students taking part in the female leadership programme, Premier League Changemakers.*

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The project is part of a female leadership programme designed to support, inspire and empower girls and young women.

Bodvarsson and Toal answered questions from the participants before sharing their experiences of moving away from home and meeting the physical and mental challenges of forging a football career.

Midfielder Aaron Morley and forward Kieran Sadlier joined pupils at St Peter’s Primary School in Farnsworth on their weekly Trotters Walk to school.

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The BWitC project encourages youngsters to walk to school to help tackle local congestion, car pollution and increase student exercise levels.

To complete a busy day, defender Jack Iredale and midfielder George Thomason were then guests of Lancaster Whites for a successful fans’ forum and Q and A session in which the lads talked about their own careers and life with Wanderers.

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* Premier League Changemakers is a jointly-funded project between the Premier League, Premier League Charitable Fund and Sports Relief, which has been developed to support girls and young women to develop their personal skills and positive attitudes for leadership. The project is delivered with support from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

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