YOUNG football players from across Bolton have been given Fairtrade footballs, donated by members of United Co-operatives.
The latest batch of Fairtrade footballs donated by the society's members went to representatives of Bolton Mosques and Bolton Churches Youth football teams.
Sam Sherrington, a director of United Co-operatives, was at the handover at Bolton Lads and Girls Club's all-weather pitch in Spa Road along with Jim Hollyman, co-ordinator of Bolton's Fairtrade Town campaign.
Ms Sherrington explained: "Fairtrade footballs are produced in Pakistan. No child labour is used and the workers receive a fair price for their labour. The money they are paid includes an amount for them to spend on improving community, education and health facilities."
Mr Hollyman added: "There are good inter-faith relations in Bolton and it seemed a good idea to present young people in the mosques and churches teams with footballs which symbolise good relations in trade."