Jackie Flood emigrated from Edgeworthstown when she was 17, never realising that she would end up working for one of the most famous soccer clubs in the world: Manchester United.
Jackie is a secretary to the Finance Director at Old Trafford. Growing up in Edgeworthstown is certainly a long way from enjoying a dance with Eric Cantona or walking through corridors lined with reminders of the legends who have graced the Old Trafford turf.
“For the first six months I was going home saying: 'guess who I seen today', she recalled.
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