Pupil scores scholarship

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A PRIMARY school pupil from the Lothians has landed a scholarship at a prestigious football school.

Daryl Meikle, from Blackburn in West Lothian, will be starting his football performance scholarship at Graeme High School in Falkirk after the summer holidays.

The programme allows promising youngsters the chance to develop their skills within a normal school ­environment.

Daryl already plays for Stenhousemuir youth side and has been selected for the Scotland under-13s regional squad.