BARNSLEY College student Connor Brunt has his sights set on gaining a sports scholarship in the USA.

Connor, 17, from Chapeltown, is studying Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport specialising in developing his football skills.

He recently made the English Colleges national team - and scored the winning goal in his debut against Australia.

Connor said: "The college has an excellent reputation for sport and offered me the opportunity to combine education and football.

"We have been given the chance to represent the county in our chosen sport, which I am able to use on my applications for university and scholarships in the USA."