Schools FA celebration

THE 2011-12 season sees the 100th birthday of the Northumberland Schools Football Association.

As one of the highlights of the this historic landmark, the association is to celebrate by holding a centenary dinner at the Civic Centre in Newcastle on Thursday, October 13, at 7.30pm.

Former Everton, Glasgow Rangers and England player Trevor Steven will be the chief guest and speaker.

The association is inviting anyone who has been involved with the organisation to attend with the opportunity of meeting past teachers or players who have represented the county. Ladies are also welcome.

Tickets priced £25 can be obtained by contacting Alan Heads on (01670) 713789 or at