Saints Soccer School moves to Sheffield United Football Academy
by Rob Smith
Saints Soccer School project manager, Patrick Edwards is proud to
announce a Monday evening football programme inside the newly-built
“This is just one piece in the jigsaw, kids can come here
and learn basic skills and progress into more structured coaching
or even play for established junior teams. The next step is to develop
teams that can represent our community.” Anyone wanting to
get involved can attend the next BSN meeting, held at Verdon Recreation
Centre at 5pm, on the first Thursday in every month.
I went along
to the Academy to observe first-hand the new facility and was introduced
to a man called George Harrison, (not the pop star) who showed me
around the large complex containing a large weights room, therapy
suites, massage and fitness rooms, as well as the large Astroturf
indoor football pitch. “This is open to community groups and
organisations,” said George. “All they have to do is
come along; book in and find out when and what time they can use
it.” George also explained the many initiatives aimed at young
undiscovered football talent.
football coaching for young girls every week,” adds George,
suggesting anyone interested should contact the Reception at the
Academy on 261 7444.