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Kerys wins PFA Community Award

Kerys has been a fantastic community ambassador this season with her work off the field to raise awareness of the women’s game.

Craig Gill, BCFC Community Trust

Birmingham City Women captain Kerys Harrop has been presented with the Community Award by the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) award for her work in the city.

Birmingham City Community Trust nominated Kerys for her involvement in the local area and presented the Community Champion Award during a special presentation at The Trillion Trophy Training Centre.

Alongside her full-time playing career, the defender is the Club’s Sister Club Programme Officer and manages 17 schools and grassroots clubs on the programme.

This season, Kerys visited 20 local grassroots clubs and schools across the Midlands to deliver coaching and skills sessions in addition to her full-time training schedule.

Craig Gill, Assistant Community Director, BCFC Community Trust nominated Kerys for the award for her exceptional work.

He said: “Kerys has been a fantastic community ambassador this season with her work off the field to raise awareness of the women’s game and opportunities within the sporting industry.

She is committed to educating girls about football and inspiring the next generation of female footballers. With everything considered, we felt there was only one winner.”

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