Fraser's Football Blog

Sam scores both as Kent Schools beat Gillingham 2-0

Congratulations to Sam scoring twice in a 2-0 win over Gillingham U15 Academy. By all accounts a game dominated by a strong Kent team who are south of England champions. Another client Kobe also playing on the right wing for Kent. Previous client Toby in Gillingham midfield. Sam and I work weekly on playing as…

Cameron signs for Cheshunt FC

Cameron Ferguson signs on at Cheshunt FC for an exciting season ahead in the Bostik Division North. We have spent the last few weeks working on creative and dynamic midfield play, as well as raising aerobic and anaerobic fitness levels. I look forward to seeing all that work we have done paying off in matches.

Developing speed, balance and coordination at an early age.

Pictured above is Ronnie, an exciting  young player, who currently plays for May and Baker u9s in the Echo Junior League in East London. Ronnie has had much success for his club over the past 2 seasons including awards such as most improved player and parents player of the year. I have been working with…

Gabriel shines at Chelsea

Well done to client Gabriel in the Chelsea tournament at Stamford Bridge last week. His team played one year up at U14 level finishing runners up in a competition open to teams from all over the country. Congratulation also on winning the Dartford FC 11 aside tournament last Sunday. Gaby is an attacking fullback one…

Getting ready for the new season..

Cameron Fergusson 19 years old (playing for St Albans City in picture above)  has recently began working with me as he hopes to embark on a good season in non league football having played last season for Cockfosters FC. Cameron is hoping to step up a level next season and has come in to do some…

Football Coach Vacancies for West London

Morning. I am looking for football coaches male and female  to do 1 to 1 sessions for me in different parts of London specifically the west parts of the city. You need to be technically competent/strong as the ability to demo is a key attribute. An understanding of tactical input is also essential. This position would suit a…

Bromley U15 v Chelsea u15

Big game tonight for 2 of my lads Kobe and Sam as they play for Bromley against Chelsea tonight. Great experience and good luck. See you on Saturday. Fraser

SPEED WORK ALL WEEK

It has been speed work all week for my players as I have been testing them on a number of football related exercises that measure speed, balance agility and coordination with and without the ball. We have also been working on speed of thought and decision making. We have been taking seconds off running through obstacles and…

Honywood School 1 St Bons 0 ( Robert Cook U15 Cup Final)

A fantastic achievement for Honywood School in Essex and Ben Macklin whom I work with every Monday. Ben’s clever free kick set up the winning goal against a tough St Bon’s side form East London. This is a prestigious cup to win as its open to all secondary schools in East London and Essex. Honywood will now…

Norwich City

This week I finally started doing some coaching work for Norwich City after first being in contact with the club nearly a year ago. Although only a small role, as my main focus is my 1 to 1 sessions, I always like to be working with a good professional club where I can share ideas…

KENT U15’S. SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND CHAMPIONS !

For only the 4th time since 1954 Kent Schools U15s became south east of England Champions beating Surrey 3-1. More glory for one of my most successful clients Kobe Bowers ( front row 2nd from right) who had an outstanding game on the right wing as well as setting up one of the goals. It’s a busy time for Kobe…

Bishops Stortford FC need U15 players

Bishops Stortford FC are looking for under 15 players at Eastern Junior Alliance standard for the forth coming season. In particular a good defensive midfielder, centre half and forward. Trials are being held every Tuesday and friendlies every other Thursday. This is a good team playing at a good standard. Please contact Jason ( manager )…

The Art of Defending!

Not often but sometimes I get asked about defending although I have had several players come in to get specifically better at it. The old saying is that ‘we defend as a team’ and in modern football,defending starts from the front players,as high pressing has become popular with many teams.  Pressing as a group  to win the ball back and trigger…

KEEP SHARP DURING THE CLOSE SEASON

Hi. Do you want to use the close season to keep sharp and work that extra bit on your technique and skill? Do you want to return to your club feeling good and in top condition. Are you wanting to develop  certain aspects of your game for the new season and cement your position in the…

Do Academies spend enough time on individual skill and technical work?

  Morning Interesting article I picked up last night about the balance in Academies and team training as a whole at any level between team play and individual skill development. ( full article available on Facebook page ) Of course the irony is that what made the player ‘special’ before they entered the Academy, what…

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