"Player Profile: Jake Syvert"
The Jersey FA Link Asset Services Centre of Excellence provides an advanced player pathway for youngster on the Island with identified talent and potential. The Centre has grown from a single group of u14 boys to one which now offers over 140 players, in 9 squads from u11 to u21s, a structured weekly coaching and games programme. The sessions are supported by 20 FA qualified coaches.
Name: Jake Syvert
Position: Right Winger
Height: 5ft, 9
Club: LINK Centre of Excellence U18s & Grouville F.C U18’s
What Football Team do you Support?Chelsea F.C
What are your strengths as a player?
“We have been working on footwork this season, so I would say my dribbling definitely. I like to burst past defenders so I have a lot of speed. I get a few goals for Grouville FC and Jersey FA U18’s but I would describe myself as more of a team players, creating chances from wide areas.
Who is your favourite footballer and why?
“That has to be Frank Lampard, his loyalty to the Chelsea F.C over the years, look at everything he has achieved, he is just a legend.”
What is your best football moment in the game?
“Growing up I played for a top footballing boarding school in the UK when I was selected to play in their first team it was such amazing feeling.”
How has the Jersey FA Link Asset Services Centre of Excellence helped you develop?
“The Centre has done so much for my development as player; they help you to understanding the game on another level.”
What are your ambitions for the future?
“I just want to continue putting in performances and hopefully I will make a Jersey FA first team.”