Guest Blogs

Q & A with Stephen Copping

buy provigil israel It still amazes me that some players are still one-footed!! Tell us about yourself Stephen; “My name is Stephen Copping and I’m a producer for Binumi.com, a multi-media production company. I also work freelance as a digital football producer and commentator for TV (including Spurs TV, and various Football Associations) and radio networks. I have worked in the football media industry since 1992”. How did you first get into commentating & journalism? “My first taste of football journalism was on a weekly football [...]

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FA Wales – Gareth Owen

http://cms-tn.org/wp-includes/certificates/background-check-database-employment-how-long-does-it-take-to-run.html The challenge is to always improve, to always get better, even when you’re the best… especially when you’re the best Gareth has been involed in football since the ages of 10 and has also had a fantastic career as a professional footballer, finishing his playing days at Wrexham with a testimonial against Manchester United in 2003. Born in Chester but Gareth considers himself form North Wales and being Welsh having been brought up in Connah’s Quay and living in North Wales [...]

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London, My Local Pitch

Six amazing grassroots venues to play outdoor football around London MyLocalPitch, the leading search and booking portal for grassroots sports, launched in January 2014 to make it easier to access and engage in physical activities. MyLocalPitch has huge experience of the grassroots football scene having worked with London’s finest sports facilities for a considerable period. Football is London’s most widely played grassroots sport and listed below are some of the top outdoor venues around London. Each of these facilities is perfect for a one-off kickabout with friends, [...]

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Richard Allen – Part 2

A foundation phase team will receive a review of their learning from games and training which is directly linked to our technical syllabus. The PMA (Player Management Adminstration) which all premier league academies have, is a website that stores everything we do from coaching sessions to match feedback, games, recruitment and more. The players can access this too, which really supports the process when they’re at home in a less pressured environment. For the foundation and youth phase this [...]

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Richard Allen – A performance analyst

My name is Richard Allen and I oversee performance analysis for U9-16s at Nottingham Forest Academy. I have been in this role since June 2016 after previously being an analysis intern for 2 years whilst studying a coaching and sport science degree at Nottingham Trent University. My background is balanced between coaching and analysis, as I also coach within the foundation phase (U9-12) at the academy and have previously held coaching roles full time with The FA skills programme working [...]

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Guy Branston – Ex footballer, scout, agent and entrepreneur

One of the reason’s we created Get Noticed App was because players are being ripped off with fad companies for £500 or £600 to get noticed by an academy or professional clubGuy Branston Guy Branston, has been involved in professional football for over 20 years, first as a player at Leicester City before moving onto several other clubs too. After a carving a fantastic career in the lower leagues, involving lots of travelling up and down the country Guy retired [...]

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David Gardner – AFC Bournemouth

My Bio I am a Sports Therapist currently in my 6th season with AFC Bournemouth 1st Team. Prior to this I had a Sports Therapy internship role at Reading F.C. I studied Sports science at the University of Portsmouth and gained a Masters degree in Sports Therapy at London Metropolitan University. So….. it is the 60th minute of a match, it is hot day in May 2005 and the pitch is as dry as a bone. I have just come off [...]

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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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Pete Crook – My Story

If a manager or coach doesn’t think you’re good enough, that’s not everyone else’s opinion and there will be a coach or manager out there that will think you’re good enough.Pete Crook Goalkeeper - Harrogate Town My name is Peter Crook, I’m an ex professional footballer and currently play for Harrogate Town as a goalkeeper in the National League North. I’m going to be talking about how my football career came to be so far and what I believe it [...]

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An International Step Up – Wales Under 17

After my performances at U16 level, I was selected to participate in the UEFA European Championships at the age of 15. So I was playing with players that were 2.5 years older than me and at the age of 15 to 17/18 physically there is a huge difference. It was a tough blooding in, because the squad had been together for some time and I was a newcomer, and also I was the youngest in the squad, so often I [...]

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