By Jill Dando News
A girl who started playing football at 7 years old while at primary school has has made her international debut.
Bonnie Gready has started a glittering International football career after being selected for England College Women’s football squad.
She was on tour recently in Italy and gained her first International cap for England.
She kickstarted her career aged only 7 St Anne’s Church Academy in Weston-super-Mare, part of The Priory Learning Trust. She then went on to develop her talent at nearby Priory Community School Academy, also part of TPLT.
Emma Hardy-Smith, Principal of St Anne’s, said: “Huge well done to Bonnie for all her determination and success. We will all continue to watch her career with interest and cheer her on.”
Assistant Principal Tina Delaney remembers Bonnie and her brilliance as a student and footballer.
She said: “We are all thrilled for Bonnie! She was always an exceptional footballer who had a real passion and love for the sport.
“It is extremely pleasing to see that she is following her dream and we are all proud of her achievements here at PCSA.
“I will be in the front row watching her play v Wales one day, with my welsh shirt on of course!”
Bonnie first played grass roots football for Mendip Girls and then went onto play for Bristol City Academy for their Under 12’s team and then through the ranks.
In 2022 she was selected for England colleges and is now studying at SGS Filton College for sports and coaching.