Yesterday’s Continental League Cup game between Blackburn Rovers and Durham brought about a reunion between four young Linfield stars.
Earlier this year Linfield’s Megan Bell left Northern Ireland for Durham university and while there is playing for leading championship club Durham.
More recently her Linfield team mates Louise McDaniel, Kelsie Burrows and Lauren Perry have also left Northern Ireland for university in Preston and while there, are playing for another championship club in the nearby Blackburn Rovers.
Yesterday’s game in the East Lancashire town brought together on opposing sides the 4 Linfield and Northern Ireland international team mates for a Continental League cup tie which visitors Durham won by a 3-1 score line.
All 4 have earned / qualified for Premier league winners medals with Linfield this season and will be presented with their medals when they return to Northern Ireland in the coming months.
The 4 are pictured below - Megan in the red of Durham, Kelsie in the Blackburn shirt, Lauren in the Blackburn goalkeeping shirt and Louise in the Blackburn track suit.