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    Kray JR
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    Youth Football........

    Post  Kray JR on Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:21 am

    It seems like only yesterday that I was posting about managing my boys under 7 side.....well it wasn't....this Sunday we play our first match at under 11's !!!!!!!!!!!!

    After four years of 7v7 football we now change to 9v9 with the introduction of offsides, bigger goals and bigger pitches.

    Typically we had just started to get the hang of the 7v7 format, finishing second in our league and losing in the cup semi finals last season....also had a nice 10 match winning streak in there as well.

    Its only kids football but I love it...it takes over my life lol. Myself and my mate who runs the team with me must text every single day about something to do with the team, anyone would think we get paid for it the amount of time we spend talking about it.

    So this Sunday is our first appearance in the County Cup.....cant wait....but a bit nervous as well. nailbiter
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    Tony P
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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  Tony P on Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:08 am

    Heart warming dude ! Enjoy it while it lasts
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    Campo
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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  Campo on Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:15 am

    Good luck this season mate

    helped run an adults club for a number of years, the hours put in is like a second job
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    Jiggs
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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  Jiggs on Sat Sep 20, 2014 8:45 am

    You and the team will be just as good this year, the hardest part - explaining the offside rule.

    Keep us posted and I really must get to see Jack play 


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    manurewa hammer
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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  manurewa hammer on Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:32 pm

    Good luck with kids mate, you obviously enjoy it. They are lucky to have such motivated leaders.
    yep, as Jiggs says, keep us informed.!
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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  Blakey on Sun Sep 21, 2014 12:39 am

    I remember those days well. I also ran a team and served as Divisional Secretary on the League Committee. It does take over and control your life somewhat. Do I miss it? Sometimes. I don't miss the hassle from managers though.
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    Kray JR
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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  Kray JR on Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:53 am

    Jiggs wrote:You and the team will be just as good this year, the hardest part - explaining the offside rule.

    Keep us posted and I really must get to see Jack play 

    Tomorrow ?
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    Jiggs
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    Post  Jiggs on Sun Sep 21, 2014 5:52 am

    Haha ..... A bit more notice would be good.  I want to meet Poppy too x


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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  Kray JR on Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:11 am

    County Cup tomorrow morning in Rainham, nearly a home game for you lol!
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    Re: Youth Football........

    Post  Jiggs on Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:31 am

    The nearer the better. not got me car on the road  shithappens


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