Monthly Archives - November 2016

Andrea Borg – Peterborough United

go to link As a 16 year old coming from Malta, I was really excited at the thought of becoming a professional footballer. Being 5 months in, it’s been great but it’s been super tough and a hard challenge coming from a country that doesn’t take football seriously.  As I’m only 16, moving to a different country to play professional football is quite daunting but exciting, but I’ve settled in now and I do really miss my family now. Layton, my teammate and [...]

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Aaron Hart

source Aaron Hart brings you an update in life as a Peterborough Youth Team player. It’s been a while since my last blog, so I’ll bring you an update on the season and my progress. I’m almost 5 months into my scholarship and as a first year it’s been hard work making that step from the academy into the Youth Team and training and playing full time, but I absolutely love it. It’s very but satisfying when you see improvements in [...]

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Sam Cartwright – Centreback

A little bit about me, my name is Sam Cartwright, I’m 16 years old and a 1st year centre back for the Youth Team at Peterborough United. I’m from St Neots, about 25 minutes from Peterborough and have been at the Posh since the age of Under 12. As a centre back, I would describe myself a ball playing defender and if I were to compare myself to a professional player, I’d say I have a similarity to Jan Vertonghen. [...]

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An Introduction to Morgan Penfold

My name is Morgan Penfold and I’ll be giving you an insight in my life as a professional footballer in the Youth Team for Peterborough United. I’m a 17 year old 2nd year, attacking player from Whittlesey, Peterborough. As a local lad, I was scouted when playing for my local team at the age of 11 before being picked up by the development centre for Posh. After training and playing for the development centre, I was then asked to sign [...]

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Grassroots Goalkeeping

Corin Evans is ex goalkeeper coach at Wycombe Wanderers Centre of Excellence and Brentford Academy. He is currently head of goalkeeping at AJD Football Coaching and you can contact him at Ajdfootballcoaching.com and on twitter @CorinEvans I’m Corin Evans and my role is head of goalkeeping at AJD Football Coaching, a company that offers academy level coaching to grass roots clubs and players. I have previously been the goalkeeper Coach at Wycombe Wanderers Centre of excellence and [...]

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Lewis Elsom, Goalkeeper

I’m Lewis Elsom. I’m 17 year’s old from Peterborough and 2nd year right footed Goalkeeper for Peterborough United. I’ve been with the club since 8 years old, when I was scouted playing for my Dad’s local team, Eye United. All the other lads have written some blogs, but I thought it’s about time all you goalkeepers had an insight about being a professional footballer too!! As a goalkeeper, I would say that I have a similar playing style to Claudio [...]

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10 Games in, who will win the Premiership

After 10 games, what has the premiership taught us about who’s looking most likely to finish where in May. The top 5 are all separated by only a point, this is due to great form by Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, Man City. Liverpool look like a real threat this season and with their high tempo game and high pressing which means that opposition teams have been put under pressure all game. It’s just a question of being able to carry this [...]

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