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A young koala's beach adventure

December 19th 2008
Island Football stars return

Dylan Rankin and Aiden Wilson Bhalla Two 18 year old Magnetic Islanders, with football (soccer) flowing from their feet to their fingers and beyond, lived out a dream this year - having been invited to try out for an English football team in the land of Robin Hood, Nottingham England - and, for regular money, work at a Hooters outlet.

The pair, Dylan Rankin and Aiden Wilson Bhalla, were stand-out local players and invited to go to Nottingham by a former Townsville coach, Kieran Murphy, who has links to the English city's football fraternity.

The pair were started with, Arnoldtown, a feeder club to the major Nottingham clubs: Notts County and Nottingham Forest. But, in England, even a "feeder" club is no small change. "It's a big club," said Aiden, "They were building a new


Island Football stars return
 
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PJ
December 22nd 2008
Very proud of both Aiden's and Dylan's efforts and results. Good luck into the future. PJ


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