"Player Profile: "Abbie Taylor"
The Jersey FA Link Asset Services Player Development Centre provides an advanced player pathway for players on the Island with identified talent and potential. The Centre has grown from a single group of girls to one which now offers over 45 players, in 3 squads from u12's to u16's, a structured weekly coaching and games programme. The sessions are supported by 8 FA qualified coaches.
Name: Abbie Taylor
Club: LINK Player Development Centre U16’s & Rozel Rovers FC U16 Girls
What Football Team do you Support? Manchester United
What are your strengths as a player?
As a winger I would say I am very quick, I enjoy having the ball at my feet and taking on defenders. I’ve worked really hard on my delivery; crossing into the box and finishing chances that come my way.
Who is your favourite footballer and why?
“As a Man United fan my favourite player growing up was Wayne Rooney. I loved watching him take players on and he scored some great goals.”
What is your best football moment in the game?
“I scored a great volley against St. Brelades FC last year. I struck the ball with my left foot and it flew into the top right hand corner.”
How has the Jersey FA Link Asset Services Player Development Centre helped you develop?
“It gives me an opportunity to train weekly, and learn alongside my team mates.”
What are your ambitions for the future?
“I would like to play for the Jersey FA Senior Women's Squad in a NatWest Island Games.”