A TROON youth football team has raised money for a local charity and for their own trip to Spain by taking a dip in Troon beach.

Troon FC 2006s, who play their home matches at Troon's Marr College in the 2022-23 WOSYFL Under-18 league, have been raising money through a series of fundraisers over the past year.

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More recently over the festive period, the boys braved the cold, rain and freezing waters to take a dip into Troon Beach to raise money for Ayr charity Whiteleys Retreat.

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The raised funds will also go towards their footballing trip to Spain in May.

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Team managers, Jimmy Kirkwood and Andy Still said: "we are extremely proud of the boys braving the cold and choosing Whiteleys Retreat as the charity to raise funds for."