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Girl's Centres of Excellence / Re: County Squads and RTC's
« Last post by andydinger on November 18, 2017, 10:40:26 AM »
Just FYI, I was talking to an England scout at a recent RTC game and he was bemoaning the fact that they didn't have the time or resources to get to more games outside the RTC pathway. They are mostly volunteers who get paid expenses for a limited number of games so obviously they have to prioritise the games where there is the most potential talent on display. They do sometimes get to the latter rounds of the ESFA county cups and occasionally a schools final or 2 but they are completely unable to follow up on a tip-off about some single individual at a grassroots club. The only way to be sure of putting yourself in the frame is to play in those games that have several girls who could be good enough. I'm sure we'd all like The FA to spend lots more money sending people all over the country to look at "missed individuals" but realistically they invest this money in the RTCs and hope that they are far-sighted enough to attract the local talent themselves.
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FA WSL Division Two / Re: Durham Women 0-0 London Bees
« Last post by Crward77 on November 14, 2017, 01:49:41 PM »
Durham had a stack of chances early on. Just couldn't find the back of the net.
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Scotland Women's Football / Re: Hibbees
« Last post by Cabbages on November 13, 2017, 09:11:35 PM »
Many congratulatioms to Glasgow Coty FC on their remarkable 11th straight title win , quite an achievement. Hibees pushed them close but must try sgsinnect season
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FA WSL Division Two / Re: Durham Women 0-0 London Bees
« Last post by sylvain on November 13, 2017, 11:17:51 AM »
It was really freezing, 4C. Enjoyable game, both teams should have scored at least twice.
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FA WSL Division Two / Durham Women 0-0 London Bees
« Last post by ConnorLamb on November 12, 2017, 04:37:41 PM »
https://wp.me/p4i04N-4aG
Here's my report from today's goalless Women's Super League 2 clash between Durham Women and London Bees.
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Women's Football / Re: New wsl licences
« Last post by sylvain on November 10, 2017, 05:09:31 PM »
London Bees and Yeovil have applied for Tier 1  as expected.
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Seems a bit over the top - can't see it happening except maybe with the likes of your Man Citys who might have money for the odd exceptional talent - maybe they should give grassroots clubs money for every player they lose to an rtc - as perhaps should the boys academies.
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Women's Football / Re: New wsl licences
« Last post by croc on November 10, 2017, 10:41:29 AM »
Watford have announced they wont bid so that's one less.   Sunderland will probably bid as part of some new entity possibly in partnership with a university and go for second tier.  Derby have said they are interested but there has been nothing in the local media.   I half expected to FA to u-turn and allow existing WSL clubs to remain part time at least for a period of a couple of years but if Sunderland have effectively moved on I guess that is less likely now.
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Twmcat's Arsenal / Re: Continental Cup Arsenal v Reading
« Last post by Cabbages on November 09, 2017, 10:22:32 PM »
Well they wont get me in at £10 a go or dictate when i buy my ticket-
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I was told the FA is looking at installing the same fee system in girls football than in the boys academy system.
Considering what a mess it is in boys football, why does the FA want to copy the model and import it to girls's football  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2016/12/21/youth-players-left-scrapheap-thanks-exorbitant-compensation/
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