An under-14s girl football team has secured a place at an invite-only national tournament this summer.

The team from Claydon Football Club are now busy getting ready for the tournament with their first match on June 22. 

The ACES National Football Tournament in Nottingham is run across four weekends and is a national footballing festival where both boys' and girls' junior teams are invited to represent their region on a national stage. 

A spokesperson for the club said: "This is a massive opportunity for the girls and should be an experience they remember."

The players who are a part of the team will be given a chance to showcase their high level of talent on the pitch.

Over 15,000 players, managers, and spectators are expected to be attending the event that will take place in Riverside Sports Complex, Nottingham.

Scouts from professional clubs, across the premier, WSL and football league will be attending the event on the lookout for the next junior player to make it as a professional in this field. 

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However, the Claydon team is now busy raising money to cover the costs of going to this event. 

They have started a fundraiser to raise money for travel and accommodation to and from Nottingham. 

Claydon FC is currently aiming to raise to £800 and has made nearly three-quarters of it already.

Rachel Martin, one of the managers of the club, said: "It would be amazing if people could get behind us, girls football has just started growing and I hope people could come out and support it for us."