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Praise for U-16s Football Team

Letter from Sir Alex FergusonWell done to the winners of the Under-16s Scottish Cup, who received a letter of congratulations from Sir Alex Ferguson. Not only did the boys receive a letter from one of the country's greatest football managers, but the news also reached the Scottish Parliament.

"Bob Doris: Congratulating Springburn Academy Under-16 Football Team. That the Parliament congratulates Springburn Academy Under-16 football team on winning the Lloyd's TSB Shield; notes that the final, which took place at the Airdrie Excelsior Stadium, saw Springburn Academy triumph 3-0 over St Ninian's High School, in a match that saw what it considers exemplary sportsmanship from both teams; commends the team manager and depute headteacher, Mr Hamilton, and the team captain, Logan McIntyre, on their leadership; and looks forward to the team's continuing success in the future."