East End foootie stars of the future meet Gordon Brown at Number 10

BOYS from Bishop Challoner Sports College presented the Prime Minister with a giant England football shirt when they visited Downing Street yesterday (Wednesday). Football stars from the school in Shadwell visited Number 10 as part of England s bid to hos

BOYS from Bishop Challoner Sports College presented the Prime Minister with a giant England football shirt when they visited Downing Street yesterday (Wednesday).

Football stars from the school in Shadwell visited Number 10 as part of England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup.

They met Gordon Brown and had a tour of the PM's home before having a kick about in the back garden.

The boys who attended all play football for either Hackney and Tower Hamlets, London Schools or for professional academies at Chelsea, Fulham, West Ham and Southend and are aged between 11 and 17.


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Head of PE Stewart Brown said: "This was a fantastic opportunity for the boys and the staff who attended.

"We all met the Prime Minister Gordon Brown and played football in the back garden of number 10 Downing Street.

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