Shannon overcomes injuries to make England football college team
determined young Burnham-On-Sea football player has overcome a
number of injuries to clinch a place on England's colleges team
for a second year running.
Shannon Osman, 17, who plays for Yeovil Town Ladies' first team,
has just been selected to play for her country for a second time.
has clinched the place despite some serious sports injuries.
dislocated her knee and has had to have an operation on it and
also spent in a week in Taunton's Musgrove Hospital with a suspected
fractured neck," her sister Stacey told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
a huge achievement and we are so very proud of her after all the
determination she has put in. She was determined not to let the
injuries put her off."
started playing football at the age of six for her Burnham team
and went on to play for Somerset and still plays for the U18's
Somerset team. She also plays weekly for Yeovil Town Ladies first
team and also for Bridgwater College.
went through a three-stage trial process to get into the England
College team - the second year she has been selected.