Budding Beckhams are on the ball in the Isle

Epworth Colts under 8's coaches Dave Scott Jones and Julian Smith pictured with their team: back l-r James Ganley, captain Zack Smith, Nathan Lock, Samuel Piggott, Keelan Newton, Michael Brewer. Front l-r are Tyler Scott-Jones, Danny Curtis, Joe Halloran, Mitchell Flowitt, and Harry Bailes.  Picture: Liz Mockler E1654LM
Epworth Colts under 8's coaches Dave Scott Jones and Julian Smith pictured with their team: back l-r James Ganley, captain Zack Smith, Nathan Lock, Samuel Piggott, Keelan Newton, Michael Brewer. Front l-r are Tyler Scott-Jones, Danny Curtis, Joe Halloran, Mitchell Flowitt, and Harry Bailes. Picture: Liz Mockler E1654LM

A football academy has been set up in the Isle to nurture the next generation of talent.

Nearly 200 youngsters are on the books of Epworth Colts which caters for youngsters from the age of four right through to teenage level.

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