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Bo’ness couple up for the cup

Greg Hunter saved to go to World Cup with girlfriend, Kristen Burdett.

Greg Hunter saved to go to World Cup with girlfriend, Kristen Burdett.

A football fan from Bo’ness is gearing up for a dream trip to the soccer World Cup in Brazil.

Greg Hunter and his girlfriend, Kristen Burdett (both 23) are packing for a fabulous three week trip to South America where they will take in three matches before moving on to visit Argentina and Uruguay.

Greg, an Ineos employee at Grangemouth, started saving for the trip shortly after returning from South African in 2010 where he took in two matches whilst visiting his girlfriend’s family in Cape Town.

Greg said : “We’ve been saving hard since our last trip to the World Cup in South Africa in 2010.

‘‘Kristen can be a fairly reluctant footy fan but I will pay the price afterwards as we move on to Argentina and Uruguay and I can’t say I’m looking forward to the tango”

The couple met as 14-year-old pupils at Bo’ness Academy after Kristen moved to Scotland.

Said Kristen, who works for Falkirk Community Trust at the Hippodrome Cinema: ‘‘We have spent a year researching this trip.

 

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