YOUNG sports star Alfie Turley is a sports star in the making.

The Manchester City U9 Academy Player and Year four pupil at Bridgewater School is also celebrating winning trophies in basketball, cross country and football.

Alfie won the Cross Country U9 Championship in the annual Independent Schools Association Junior regionals, meaning he has secured his place to run for the North in the national finals later this year. In the same week Alfie won Player of the Tournament in an inter-school basketball competition.