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Play footie with the Liverpool Giants this October


Liverpool FC, Everton Football Club and Tranmere Rovers are joining forces to stage a series of free, football coaching sessions for local school children – with a giant twist.

Hundreds of school children from across the region are being invited to take part in the event, which will mark the return of the Giants to Liverpool for a spectacular farewell performance.

And forget jumpers for goalposts, they will be scoring goals into one of the Giant’s sandals.

Royal de Luxe, the world’s leading street theatre company from Nantes, is returning to its second home for an unmissable show from Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 October 2018.

As part of these unique celebrations, a football themed Giant event will take place on Thursday October 4 at Princes Park where the three local football clubs, Liverpool, Everton and Tranmere Rovers, will be providing free coaching sessions all day.

French theatre company Royal De Luxe present Sea Odyssey, 1 three day street theatre giant spectacular in Liverpool (UK) in April 2012.

Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for culture, tourism and events, Councillor Wendy Simon, said: “We are delighted that our very own giants of football – Liverpool FC, Everton Football Club and Tranmere Rovers – are joining forces with the Royal de Luxe Giants.

“As with all things Giants, expect the unexpected. We can guarantee this will be no ordinary football coaching session.”

Everton in the Community Director of Health and Sport, Michael Salla, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for local school children to come and take part in some free taster sessions with our fully qualified coaches.

“I would encourage as many schools as possible to register their interest and join us for a coaching session with a difference!”

The chosen schools will be allocated a free one hour coached session, including mini games and penalty shoot outs, between the hours of 9.30am and 5.15pm.In addition, there will be the opportunity to participate in some other coached sporting activities provided by LFC’s Open goals Project.

There will be a total of 576 places to 72 schools across the region, the opportunity to put forward a group of eight children from Primary School Years five and six. This can be any combination of boys and girls. All schools in the region have been sent an application form via email and submissions will close at 5pm on Friday 21st September.

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