YOUNGSTERS from Ardencaple FC in Helensburgh travelled to Manchester recently for a special day out at one of Britain's most famous football grounds.

Players from the club’s 2007, 2009 and 2010 age groups travelled to the Etihad Stadium to watch Manchester City beat Sheffield United 2-0 on December 29.

As well as taking in the game, the Caple party also enjoyed the use of the club’s indoor all-weather surface and a tour of the stadium.

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From humble beginnings, when the club was set up by John McGinley and Wallace Murdoch in 1968, Ardencaple now have more than 300 members and teams at all youth age group levels, catering for both boys and girls.

Anyone interested in joining the Caple set-up – with the oldest team at 2001s level, while the youngest team are the 2014s age group – can contact club secretary Euan Birss on 0795 442 0778.

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