Jenna Duncan's only ambition is to marry the boy she loves and have a little terraced house away from her dull job and her parents' boring life. Ruari Gallacher wants to be a professional footballer. When Ruari lets her down Jenna becomes involved with the son of the chairman of the local club, and when Ruari asks her to go with him when he leaves, it's too late. Will Ruari become the next football star, or will he come home with his dreams broken? Does it matter if you get to the top when you've sacrificed the person who means most to you?