Olivia selected for Manchester City's under 15s squad

Olivia Dixon Small File

A 14-year-old pupil from Wilmslow High School has been selected to join the Manchester City girl's football team.

After two trials, competing against 92 other girls, Olivia Dixon was one of 16 chosen to join the under 15s.

During the summer Olivia will join the squad for three weeks of intensive training, then after she starts back at Wilmslow High School in September she will train three times a week with the team.

Student Manager Sara Williams "The girls have the fantastic opportunity of training in Manchester City's new multi million-pound facilities, the envy of many top professional clubs.

"We are all very proud of her and wish her every success."

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Football, Wilmslow High School
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Erik Garner
Sunday 26th July 2015 at 11:21 am
Well done Olivia. She came through the ranks at WFA and went on to play for Wilmslow a Town as the first girl to play for the club. She has worked so hard for her chance at City and she is an inspiration to any girl wanting to play football.