Visit to Southampton FC

Thirty two players and seven coaching staff from the Jersey FA Capita Centre of Excellence travelled to Southampton Football Club on Wednesday 11th April.

Jersey FA CoE boys u12 and u13s played games against Saints Academy teams at Wide Lane Sports Ground near Southampton airport. 

As well as playing competitive football, the players also received a guided tour of St. Mary's Stadium – with a capacity of 32,689, it is the largest football stadium in the south of England, outside of London. 

Jersey FA Football Development Officer Brian Oliver said "The hospitality we received from Southampton Football Club as usual was excellent. 

"These opportunities are so important in player development and the boys performed very well both on and off the pitch. The trip was a great success and both squads had a fantastic day. 

"Many thanks to all the parents, our sponsors Capita and everyone at Southampton Football Club for their support. 

"We look forward to visiting Southampton FC again next year". 

Jersey FA under 13 boys squad: Owen Anderton, Zackery Boudin, Sam Darwin, Freddie Mehigan, Kai Herridge, Jonathan Heward, Josef Hacker, Joe Kilshaw, Charlie Livingstone, Robert Martins Figuera, Nathan Martins, Bradley Le Mercier, Elliiot Lockley, Ethan Ludlow, Will Packman and Louis Turmel.

 

Jersey FA under 12 boys squad: Tom Bolton, Harrison Carlyon, Josh Coutanche, Daniel De La Perrele, Joel Fallon, Jack Hardisty, Jack Happer, Ben Le Rougetel, Oscar Le Selleur, Ben Prince, Keran Rabet, Robbie Scott, Sol Soloman, Pieter Stein, William Watts and Tommy Ward.

 

Coaching staff: Robert Cameron, Steve Carlyon, Darren O'Connell, John Lloyd, and Aaron Travers. The squads were accompanied by Centrre Director, Paul Renton and Football Development Officer, Brian Oliver.

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