Francecsa Land

Name: Francesca Land

Playing position: Striker

Course: A-Level Law, Sociology and Criminology

Previous school: Inverurie Academy

Club team: Chester-le-Street, St Cuthbert’s

A-Level student, Francesca, has played football since she was eight years old in her home town of Aberdeenshire. She played for Colony Park FC, Westdyke Girls and Deeyale Ladies. She also coached the Inverurie Academy team. She has won several accolades including Most Improved Player and Player’s Player with her team.

She said:

“The Football Development Centre had a major influence in my decision to study at Sunderland College. The best thing about the Sport Development Centre is playing football and the free gym. There’s also good quality coaching and good equipment.

The sports facilities at Sunderland College are really good. There is a good variety and they are in good condition.”