Two star performers from the weekend win at Newcastle were a ‘class act’ once again when they called in at a Ribble Valley school.
Jason Steele and Danny Graham visited St Mary’s Primary School in Sabden as part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme, which is being delivered by Blackburn Rovers Community Trust.
The popular players took part in football session in the school yard, during which there was a role reversal, as Graham went in goal and Steele occupied a position further up field.
The duo then made their way indoors for an entertaining Q&A, where the pupils were keen to learn how their heroes got into the game and what advice they would give to those wanting to follow in their footsteps.
Steele, who made a superb second-half save to deny Ciaran Clark in Rovers’ 1-0 victory at St James’ Park on Saturday, said: “It’s important for the club, for the kids and for the school, but I also feel that it is important for the lads to come and show that you are interested in the local community and you want to be involved and help as much as you can.
“We’re trying to get things right on the pitch, but if you can also get things right behind the scenes, which the guys from the Community Trust are doing, and do things like this for the kids, then it’s massively important.”