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Sporty Wolverhampton kids get tips off football star Martha

A football star paid a visit to a Wolverhampton school to help inspire pupils to a healthier lifestyle and talk about her career.

Martha Harris at Merridale Primary School

Merridale Primary welcomed Birmingham City defender Martha Harris on Thursday as part of the Sports For Champions UK programme.

The programme aims to inspire young people across Europe to follow healthier, active lifestyles which will bring about greater self esteem and boost their health.

It works with athletes across all sports who come into schools to give assemblies and seminars, talk about their careers and take part in exercises during their visit.

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