Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blue Moon, You Saw Me Standing Alone ; City-Mad Sancia's the Team Only Player in herMum Sends out SOS for Girl Footballers

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blue Moon, You Saw Me Standing Alone ; City-Mad Sancia's the Team Only Player in herMum Sends out SOS for Girl Footballers

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SHE'S football crazy - but nine-year-old Sancia Hamilton can't win the league on her own.

Sancia begged mum Celia to set up a girls' football team to take on the South Manchester Girls' League. But Sancia is the only player in Levenshulme Girls' Football Team. The fanatical City fan is desperate to find other girls who share her love of the beautiful game.

Sancia, who already plays in a mixed team, has been encouraged by mum Celia, 28 and dad David Hamilton, 33, both season ticket holders at the Etihad.

Along with brothers David, five, James, three and Robert, one, the whole family cheer on Roberto Mancini's men every weekend at their home off Stockport Road in Levenshulme. Sancia, a pupil at St Mary's Primary School in Levenshulme, said: "I go to the Etihad every home game and sometimes do the Poznan dance.

"I like football because you don't just have to watch it, you can play too and win matches. …

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