Inspiration through sport was the message brought to Birkbeck School, in North Somercotes, by women’s football star Casey Stoney 10 years ago. The Lincoln City Ladies defender, London 2012 Team GB captain, and future Manchester United Women head coach, visited the school to speak to pupils about her career and life. After giving an assembly, Stoney spent time with a group of gifted PE pupils as part of Sky Sports’ Living for Sport project.
Inspiration through sport was the message brought to Birkbeck School, in North Somercotes, by women’s football star Casey Stoney 10 years ago. The Lincoln City Ladies defender, London 2012 Team GB captain, and future Manchester United Women head coach, visited the school to speak to pupils about her career and life. After giving an assembly, Stoney spent time with a group of gifted PE pupils as part of Sky Sports’ Living for Sport project.

TEN YEARS AGO: North Somercotes pupils welcome women's football star and pieces from Caistor, Horncastle and Toynton All Saints

Here are four photographs from the East and West Lindsey districts that appeared in our papers 10 years ago.

There is one each from the Horncastle News, the Louth Leader, the Market Rasen Mail and the Skegness Standard.

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