The charity arm of Sunderland FC, The Foundation of Light, hosted a Premier League Primary Stars Regional UV Football tournament at Monkwearmouth Academy.

The luminous event aimed to allow girls to try different formats of football and encourage engagement in a fun and exciting way.

Sunday’s participating teams included U13s from Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United and Sunderland girls who have who have taken part in premier league programmes throughout the year.

Sheffield United were named the winning squad.

Helen Sheperd, Girls and Women’s Officer, stated, ”the day has been fantastic! The girls have really enjoyed it and loved the experience!”

”I would like to thank Sunderland for inviting us and we hope to do it again next year. Also, congratulations to Sheffield United for winning our group.”

Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme look forward to future innovative events, working with the Premier League to inspire young people.

Find out more about Sheffield Wednesday’s partnership with the Premier League in the community.