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October 01, 2017

October Coaching Camp 2017

To Book go to www.cityyouthfc.co.uk/book Our holiday courses aim to be fun and educational and are open to boys and girls aged 5-13. Players of all abilities are welcome to attend. We offer prizes for player of the week, most improved player and for the person who follows our themed days the best. You can expect high quality coaching delivered by young local people. Goalkeeping coaching will be available every day. Arrangements can be made for an early drop off should this be more convenient for working parents. 23rd to 27th October at Nicholas Breakspear School, Colney Heath Lane, St Albans, AL4 0TT Participants can come for a day, several days or the whole week The course will take place on the 3G Astro Pitch, please bring suitable footwear and shin pads. Also please dress appropriately… Read more
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October 2017 Managers Meeting - Minutes

St Albans City Youth Community Football Club Managers Meeting 1st October 2017 Held at The Scout Hut, Riverside Road, St Albans The full list of meeting attendees is included in the PDF version which can be downloaded here >>> Key Points from the meeting Secretaries Report Treasurers Report General Coaching and Community Level 1 Coaching Dates Linesman Workshop CPD Sessions Goalkeepers Coaching Update Sponsorship and Kit New Sponsorship Manager Additional Coaching Support Highfield Park - Look after it Safeguarding Club Player Registration System Update Holiday Coaching Camps Importance of attending monthly meetings Tours Mervyn Morgan Press Secretaries Report Any other business Next Meeting Secretaries Report – Ian Woods Can teams in the West Herts Youth League please remember to take… Read more

Player Development Centre

St Albans City Youth Community Football Club runs a Player Development Center at Nicholas Breakspear School from 6-7pm on Astro Pitch 3 for players in years 1-6. This opportunity is as a result of the improvements made over the Summer to the Player Development Center as part of the St Albans City Youth players pathway and Coerver Coaching partnership. Our vision is to give every young person involved the opportunity to be the best that they can. This is based on creating a positive environment where the young person can learn to play with confidence and creativity with and without the ball. All the coaches are youth module qualified which is specialized in focusing on young people within the age groups provided. Above all, they have been chosen by the club for their ability to inspire the… Read more
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City Youth Match Reports 8 October 2017

See how your team did, read the latest City Youth match reports here. Managers, don't forget to Text the Press Secretary, Terry Edwards by 11:00 pm on Sunday with your Result and Match Report. Text 07443541477. St Albans City Youth FC - Match Reports w/e 8th October 2017 For the Girls Reports click here >> Under 18 The St Albans City FC 18's team were away to Kings Langley Youth in the F.A Youth Cup and they won 8-2 with 6 of the 16 EJA squad in the team of which they scored six of the goals. Scoring four of the six was Billy Owen whilst Ryan Orde and Dan Banerjee scored the other two. The final two goals was scored by Ollie Hann and Will Sharp. In a very high scoring match between the 18 South and Hadley Wood & Wingate Foxes saw them share twelve goals between them as the match finished… Read more
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New Sponsorship and Commercial Manager

New Sponsorship and Commercial Manager It is with great pleasure that we can announce long-time supporter and friend of St Albans City Youth Community FC, Jeremy Pearlman has agreed to take on the role covering Sponsorship and Commercial. This will include team and club sponsorship plus any other commercial opportunities that will provide the club with a benefit. Over the next few months, Mervyn Morgan will bring Jeremy up to speed with the clubs commercial and sponsorship operation. Club Trustee Mervyn Morgan said “This is great news, but we need more people to come forward and take on some of the workload. A club the size of City Youth can only run and be successful with the help, commitment and support of its volunteers”. Mervyn Morgan Read more
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Hertfordshire FA - Continued Professional Development - CPD Events

The following CPD events will be taking place at Clubs around the county during the course of this season. To book a place at one of these events please check on the Herts FA website as we get close to each event. The CPD Event at St Albans City Youth will be held at Nicholas Breakspear on 17th October. The event at Stevenage is already on line. Who We Are Month Selected Date by Club Club Developing a Coaching Philosophy Apr-18 Monday 23rd Wheathampstead W How We Play Month Club Developing Attacking Play – In Possession Dec-17 Tuesday 5th Chorleywood CY Developing Defending Play – Out of Possession Jan-18 Wednesday 17th Harvesters Systems of Play/Formations of Play Nov-17 Thursday 2nd Berkhamsted Raiders Formats of Football – Transition from 5v5 – 11v11 Sep-17 Wednesday 27th Stevenage… Read more
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Club Player Registration System - Register Now

Club Player Registration System - Register Now to ensure access to the Coerver Coaching Partner Club Hub As you will all be aware the new Club Online Player registration system has been up and running all summer and many of the teams have already registered their players. We will also be using this system to provide the names and email addresses which will give you access to the Coerver Coaching Partner Club Hub, which is an online platform for all club members. Therefore you need to register now otherwise you will not have access until month two of the season. To register and pay your registration fee for season 2017/18 please goto http://www.cityyouthfc.co.uk/index.php/managers/player-registration-page Select your team for season 2017/18 and then follow the on screen instructions.… Read more
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City Youth FC - GOALKEEPER TRAINING

Goalkeeper Training at St. Albans City Youth FC About Our Sessions At St Albans City Youth, we recognise that goalkeepers have a huge role to play within any team. Therefore, we pride ourselves on giving our goalkeepers the opportunity to learn the skills required to achieve their own goals, whether that be pure enjoyment or to reach higher levels within football. We centre our curriculum on three C’s… Core Technique Communication Confidence Updates on what we will be covering each week A chance to see who’s action shot has won Save of the Week- within our sessions The ability to have your questions answered directly by one of our coaches In teaching and instilling these key requirements for any goalkeeper and aiding their transfer to game situations, we aim to nurture confidence within… Read more
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Septembers 2017 Managers Meeting - Minutes

St Albans City Youth Community Football Club Managers Meeting 3rd September 2017 Held at The Scout Hut, Riverside Road, St Albans The full list of meeting attendees is included in the PDF version which can be downloaded here >>> Key Points from the meeting Secretaries Report Treasurers Report General Coaching and Community Level 1 Coaching Dates Linesman Workshop PDC Update Goalkeepers Coaching Update Sponsorship and Kit Additional Coaching Support Highfield Park - Look after it Press Secretaries Report Safeguarding Club Player Registration System Update Coerver Coaching Update Holiday Coaching Camps Under 14 Girls Update Next Meeting Secretaries Report – Ian Woods For teams taking part in the MHRML Registration cards and Match Balls are available to collect at this meeting. Match… Read more
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Level 1 Coaching Courses at Nicholas Breakspear

We are pleased to announce that the following Coaching Courses are being arranged to take place at Nicholas Breakspear School over the next few months. FA Level 1 Coaching CourseSat 7th October Block 1 & 2 - Theory & Practical 9am - 5pmWed 11th October Block 8a - Emergency Aid 7pm - 10pmSat 14th October Block 3 & 4 - Theory & Practical 9am - 5pmWed 18th October Block 8b - Safeguarding Children 7pm - 9pmSat 21st October Block 5 & 6 - Theory & Practical 9am - 5pmSun 22nd October Block 7 - Theory & Practical 9am - 12:30pm FA Level 1 Coaching CourseMon 12th February Block 1 & 2 - Theory & Practical 9am - 5pmThur 15th February Block 3 - Theory & practical 9am - 12:30pmThur 15th February Block 8a - Emergency Aid 1:30pm - 5pmThur 22nd February Block 8b- Safeguarding Children 7pm - 9pmSat 24th… Read more

Summer Coaching Camp 2017 - Brilliant

This Summers City Youth Coaching Camp, held at Highfield Park was one of the best attended in the history of this special event. The camp, held over three weeks, saw total numbers hit in excess of 900, some children even attended every day of the three week camp. Special thanks must go to Sam, Chris and Julius and to all the St Albans City Youth Coaches for making these camps a continued success. The City Youth coaches who help run the event are a product of the City Youth Young Coaches programme which has produced hundreds of qualified Level 1 Coaches over the past 10 years. The next coaching camp will be over the October Half Term from 23rd to 27th October, this time at Nicholas Breakspear School on the Astro. Read more

Oomph – Sponsors the Under 8 Orient

Oomph – Sponsors the Under 8 Orient Many of you would have purchased some of the fantastic pictures taken at the Alban Arena for this year’s Club Presentation Day. The company, taking the pictures, Oomph Creative Agency, pledged to donate the profits from the picture sales back to the club, well they have done just that and we are pleased to announce that the new City Youth Under 8 Orient team will be taking to the field this season wearing a brand new kit sponsored by Oomph Creative Agency. Ben Killner said "The St Albans City Youth Football Club Presentation Day is a fantastic event, we are all really lucky to have such an amazing board and volunteer group to organise and implement it. I was delighted to offer the services of my company to help document the day and also raise money for… Read more
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Coaching and Community Update September 2017

Coaching and Community Update September 2017 Shared at the St Albans City Youth Community FC September Managers Meeting Courses Level 1 We are hosting two Level 1 Coaching Courses at Nicholas Breakspear over the coming months, the first is in October and the second in February. The Herts FA are taking bookings for the courses now, however this is via a dedicated club link until the 22nd September after which anyone will be able to book a place (if there are any available). Anyone from the club who would like to book a place please give me your details and I will send you the booking link. Linesman Workshop The joint Lineman’s workshop we are holding in tandem with Harvesters at Nicholas Breakspear on 11th September is full, the last of the 24 places went over the last few days. I will be… Read more

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