Girls football scenes from across South Tyneside. How many faces do you recognise?
Girls football scenes from across South Tyneside. How many faces do you recognise?

11 archive shots from girls football in Hartlepool and East Durham as we celebrate the Lionesses' glory

Football is home! And we are celebrating England’s Euro triumph with a look at how strong the game is in Hartlepool and East Durham.

Monday, 1st August 2022, 2:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 11:14 am

We are marking the Lionesses historic trophy-lifting run the UEFA Women’s Championship with a tribute to girls football on our doorstep.

From High Tunstall to Manor and St Hild’s to English Martyrs, as well as Easington, Dene House and Dyke House, there’s a huge following from talented footballers looking to follow in the footsteps of Jill Scott, Lucy Bronze and Beth Mead.

Here are 11 archive photos. See if you can spot someone you know.

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