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Offline Richhutcho

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England’s squad/camps
« on: March 19, 2018, 11:26:23 AM »
Hi all

How are the england squad/camps generally picked?
Are players reccomended by their rtc’s/technical directors?

Any info would be great ta

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2018, 11:50:05 AM »
Hi all

How are the england squad/camps generally picked?
Are players reccomended by their rtc’s/technical directors?

Any info would be great ta

Players are recommended by the rtc's technical director and/or seen by England scouts who visit the rtcs periodically. The player would then be given a chance to attend a camp to see how she stacks up against (and fits in with) the other players.

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2018, 04:53:47 PM »
Thank you bananas

I’m guessing they start looking at the under 14 age group

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2018, 10:26:26 AM »
Thank you bananas

I’m guessing they start looking at the under 14 age group

Under-14s get selected for the National Performance Camps so that's an opportunity to get seen, too.  :).

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2018, 08:24:13 PM »
players get looked at at u13 for u14 camps,
if you play for rtc that is a bit week and you are used to shore up defence and slightly taller then you will be always be talent identified as a defender regardless of your technical qualities for the next few years they look at you just for that position rather than getting the best players , FA COAching talent id not much better than soccer mums despite the a/b licence certificate

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2018, 03:29:13 PM »
Have you had an experiance of taller more physical girls always being pidgeon holed into defensive roles?

Seen some very good attacking players who have really good decision making in an attacking sense who are physically very big for their age

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2018, 05:12:02 PM »
players get looked at at u13 for u14 camps,
if you play for rtc that is a bit week and you are used to shore up defence and slightly taller then you will be always be talent identified as a defender regardless of your technical qualities for the next few years they look at you just for that position rather than getting the best players , FA COAching talent id not much better than soccer mums despite the a/b licence certificate
Disagree, soccer mums don't know what a defensive block is in general  ;)

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2018, 10:53:51 PM »
As it gets to the older age groups 16's onwards etc I have heard that it is a lot more click and harder to get into due to the fa refusing to acknowledge that some players may develop post 16 !

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Re: England’s squad/camps
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2018, 12:09:25 PM »
As it gets to the older age groups 16's onwards etc I have heard that it is a lot more click and harder to get into due to the fa refusing to acknowledge that some players may develop post 16 !
A good number go through, but they actually open more at u19/u23 and senior level...