Gomes gives support to PL Primary Stars

2 May 2017
Heurelho Gomes, Premier League Primary Stars

Watford goalkeeper joins PE lesson at St Anthony's RC Primary and Nursery School

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St Anthony's RC Primary and Nursery School, in Hertfordshire, welcomed a special guest last week when Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes came down to join in with a PE lesson.

Gomes got involved in football drills with Year 4 pupils as part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme delivered by Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust.

"Football has the power to inspire so for the Premier League to be involved in projects like this is huge and helps the kids to go on and achieve great things in their life," Gomes told

As well as promoting PL Primary Stars, Gomes also helped launch the new Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment scheme.

The scheme, supported by Nike and delivered by the Football Foundation, gives teachers the opportunity to get their hands on a full team kit or a range of useful equipment for their school that can be used for different subject areas.

Teachers can apply for the chance to receive free kit or equipment for their school by registering for the programme at

Parents can also nominate their school via the website. This year’s application window opens from 24 April-9 June.

Heurelho Gomes, Premier League Primary Stars
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The football kit package includes: 14 football shirts, one goalkeeper shirt, 15 pairs of shorts and 15 pairs of socks.

The equipment package includes: a roller bag, bibs, training balls, pop-up goals, a whistle, a ball pump, a captain's armband, hoops, cones, bean bags, giant dice and floor markers.

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