Former Arsenal and Everton striker Kevin Campbell will be coaching Westminster youngsters and scouting talent during trials for a council-funded local football academy.
Campbell will joined by ex-Newcastle player Kevin Gall as they search for a team for the new Confederation for Elite Football at Paddington Recreation Ground this Saturday and Sunday, July 7 & 8.
Confederation for Elite Football (CEF) is a new local organisation endorsed by Westminster Council to provide quality football training and development to talented players in area aged 8 – 19 years.
Over the course of the year, CEF will be arranging friendly matches with professional football clubs who will be scouting CEF players, giving the talented youngsters an opportunity to be recognised and signed on professional contracts.
Boys aged 8 – 19 who are resident in Westminster or go to school in the area are welcome to turn up over the weekend with full kit and try out for one of four teams.
They will receive quality coaching assessment and feedback on the day, completely free of charge, and will have the opportunity to represent CEF when competing against professional clubs
When: Saturday 7 July and Sunday 8 July 2012.
Saturday 7th July 2012
Years 4 & 5 (Age 9 & 10)
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Years 6 & 7 (Age 11 & 12)
2:00pm to 4:15pm
Years 8 & 9 (Age 13 & 14)
4:15pm to 7:00pm
Sunday 8th July 2012
Years 10 & 11 (Age 15 & 16)
5:00pm to 7:15pm
Years 12 & Above (17 to 19)
6:45pm to 9:15pm
Paddington Recreation Ground - 11-aside astro turf pitch one, near the pavilion. Car Park Entrance is Carlton Vale (pay & display); nearest entrance to pitch is Essendine Road. Nearest tube Maida Vale.