BUDDING footballers at Buckland St Mary Primary School have been learning some new tricks at Exeter City’s Academy.

Archie Spokes, Finlay Smith and Luca Smith, who are pictured below wearing their new kit with head teacher Nicholas Arnold, have been training at the Colyton Advanced Development Centre.

School coach Simon Day said: “The under-8s team is going from strength to strength and even I have learnt some new skills from the Exeter City Academy lads.”