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Developing The Predator

It all comes down to having a plan Attacking players who can score goals have always come at a premium within the elite game. Following Burnley’s 0-2 defeat to Man City in February, Sean Dyche was quoted that “Scoring goals is the most difficult thing to do in the...

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Developing The Predator

Practice play not practice drills

Recent research from Roca and Ford (2020) analysed the active decision-making time in training sessions from coaches within football academies in Spain, Portugal, England and Germany (Roca and Ford, 2020). The research found that the training sessions in England...

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Practice play not practice drills

See the Pictures

Visual exploration is an area that has been subject to extensive research (Jordet, McGukian, Pulling) and a topic that I have explored over the years as a professional football coach. At an elite level, the focus of our coaching often revolves around helping...

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NEFA six key principles

Throughout NEFA, we use six key principles to deliver our education and football programme and which define our overall approach. Principle number One. Raise the bar. Begin with the end in mind, have high expectations of everyone in the organisation and keep your...

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NEFA six key principles

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We can help create your footballing future. Whether that be developing your game to play at your highest level. Or working towards a career staying in the game and working within the football environment.

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Extremely warm conditions for this mornings first training session of the week for NEFA's U19 College pathway squads.

We are building towards our first pre-season fixtures against Boston United U19's in August. Pre-Season will see our squads also face FC United of Manchester and Guiseley AFC U19's, in preparation for our games this season in the FA Youth Cup and the National League U19's Alliance.

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There is still time to sign up for tonights NEFA Coaches Corner webinar with Michael Bunel - The Technical Director of French club Le Havre You do not want to miss this‼️ ⚽

📅 - Monday 21st June
⏰ - 7:30pm GMT

Here is a small clip of what the NEFA Coaches corner webinars are all about ⚽

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NEFA NEW COACH ANNOUNCEMENT ‼️‼️‼️ ⚽⚽⚽

NEFA are delighted to welcome UEFA A and F.A Youth Award Coach Kevin Noteman to the team. Kevin had a fantastic playing career representing Leeds United, Doncaster Rovers, Chester City and Mansfield Town before a spell with Hibernians in Malta. He has been coaching for 20 years in the professional academy set up and is a vastly knowledgeable coach. 

Academy Manager Spencer Fearn stated “I worked with Kev for 18 months at Sheffield Wednesday and he is a top-class Coach who will bring further quality to the NEFA coaching team. His sessions are high energy and fun and he has a tremendous track record in improving players. We are looking forward to working with him when we are back on the grass in July”. 

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