12 July 2011

Alex In The Community Spirit

Blues defender Alex Greenwood visits Athletico Girls JFC in Bootle

Blues youngster Alex Greenwood made a special appearance at a local club presentation evening on Saturday.

Left-back Greenwood, who is a product of Everton's Centre of Excellence, visited Athletico Girls Junior Football Club in Bootle to hand out end of season accolades to the young players.

Athletico Girls is a small club in the heart of the Bootle community, who are trying to attract moreyoung footballers from in and around the area to help grow and develop their team.

Alex was also on hand to pose for photographs and sign photos for the players, and the club was delighted the Everton star was able give up her spare time to take part in the presentation.

"Our club, but especially our girls were absolutely made up that Alex presented each and everyone of the players with their individual awards," said Athletico Girls Club Secretary, Mark Tait.

"She is an absolute star and a credit to Everton Ladies and the Bootle community. It's something that I know will be talked about at the club for a long time.

"We would like to thank Alex for making so many little girls' dreams come true."

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