Academy Press Release – January 2018
What a fantastic term it has been for our Football Academy & Education Scholarship programme at The Grange, the home of Neterton Utd FC. It has seen some new recruits join the course later on in the programme as well many other highs of football….
Top of the League
As the festive period set in and the college fixtures came to an end it saw one of our teams finish 2017 top of the league in the East Region Cat 3B with the other team finishing fifth, all in all a great start to the league campaign.
Mark Tracey Coming in from Cambridge Utd FC
Just down the A14, Cambridge Utd FC, First Team, Head Scout came for the morning with us at the Grange, which saw him deliver a session on playing forwards and moving the ball quickly , a question and answer session on his role and his career.
Player on trial with league and Premier League Club
The player we called Neymar, known by Shubert was invited into Barnet FC and more recently to Crystal Palace for a trial over a number of sessions within their professional phase of the club and will continue to play for us whilst on trial. We have had a number of scouts attend our fixtures from Leicester City, Brighton & Hove Albion, Nottingham Forest and more.
A number of players playing in the UCL
We encourage all of our players to play at weekends at the highest possible level and we are delighted to say nearly all of our scholars are playing regularly from the Peterborough & District League to United Counties League, knows as the UCL.
Ryan Semple form the FA
A former Manchester Utd FC Academy player that was the U18 manager at Peterborough Utd FC and now in a new role with the Football Association came in to talk to our players on his career in playing and coaching before with his new hat on about qualifications were about and which levels would be required.
With this in mind all of our students will be receiving their Football Level One in Coaching later in this year, which will give them a fantastic platform to start their coaching careers.
Forth coming trials
We are now recreating our next intake of scholars onto the programme for September 2018 and the next open event is on Tuesday 13th February from 1.00pm till 3.00pm at Netherton Utd FC, The Grange, Charlotte Way, PE3 9ES.
Register you details by visiting https://onetouchfootball.co.uk/more-about-the-scheme/