In February this year the England football players, Andrew Surman, Luke Moore and their under 21 manager, Stewart Pearce, came to visit our school. Some lucky people had a chance to ask them some questions. Here are some of the ones they asked…
Who encouraged you to play football?
My dad encouraged me, Luke Moore told us.
What made you be a manager after being a footballer?
I did not want to give up my career, Stewart Pearce explained.
The footballers were really happy to be at Orchard and they didn’t mind answering our questions.
They later played in the England v Republic of Island under 21’s match. In the end England won
At Orchard Junior School some of our own footballers played their version of the match. Our school match scores were:
The boys score was 2-1 to England.
The girls drew 0-0.
We all had great fun that day!
By Charlotte Barrow