Rio Drops in for Kickz

Manchester United star and England Captain Rio Ferdinand called at the club today – meeting young people involved in the Manchester United Foundation Kickz Project. About 90 young people from Old Trafford, Ordsall and Langworthy gained awards for participating in football, dance and music. Rio spent around 2 hours at the club taking part in a question and answer session, watching performances and presenting certificates to the young people.

Rio Ferdinand at SLC Rio answers questions from young people at the kickz event

Owen Hargreaves and Kickz at Salford Lads’ Club

Young film makers

Music and sports stars helped launch the Man United Foundation Kickz project at the club recently. Cult band Kid British , Legendary local boy Peter Hook and Manchester United’s Owen Hargreaves came along to meet  young people  involved in the 8 week project.

The event was captured by Stephen Wright  and sports writer Henry Winter for the Daily Telegraph.

The picture shows a group of young people and project workers Lee, Roy and Sheila filming outside the club last month as part of the Kickz project.