Top award for Loanhead coach Tony

28/09/12 - 12092706 - SCOTTISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION'HAMPDEN - GLASGOW'McDonald's Grassroots awards. Tony Begg with Kenny Dalglish (left) and Craig Levein
28/09/12 - 12092706 - SCOTTISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION'HAMPDEN - GLASGOW'McDonald's Grassroots awards. Tony Begg with Kenny Dalglish (left) and Craig Levein

A MIDLOTHIAN coach has gained national recognition for his contribution to local youth football.

Tony Begg, from Loanhead, was named Coach of the Year at the ninth Scottish FA Grassroots Awards, presented by McDonald’s and the Sunday Mail.

He has been the driving force behind Loanhead Miners YFC becoming the first Scottish FA Community Club in Midlothian.

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