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NEXT PASE TRIAL AT BWFC

Boreham Wood Football Club’s PASE Academy has confirmed its next trial date for the 2013/2014 season which will be held in early June at Boreham Wood FC (details below).

Boreham Wood FC

Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Venue: Boreham Wood FC, Broughinge Road, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 5AL

Time: 10.00am

 

We offer you the chance to combine a high level of football coaching from ex-professional players and a football structure to suit all abilities, for players aged between 16 and 18 years old, who are still undecided on their academic and footballing future, Boreham Wood’s PASE scheme have spaces available in a range of different courses and across two academic and footballing sites.

Academically Boreham Wood Football Club are very versatile and can offer a wide range of courses. When it comes to education Boreham Wood FC know that every players educational needs are different and have options to suit all, including BTEC’s, CYQ Personal Trainer courses, Construction courses, A-Levels plus much more.

Boreham Wood Football Club has recently announced their newly formed partnership with Reading Football Club. This partnership recognizes the hard work and progress at BWFC and creates not only close ties, but also creates exclusivity with the Elite of Boreham Wood’s PASE Scheme players and will involve a plethora of other initiatives.

With the continued investment of Boreham Wood FCs Chairman and under the supervision of PASE Manager Billy Hunter, Academy Director Luke Garrard and Head Coach Mario Noto, the PASE Scheme has achieved incredible success. This includes winning National and regional titles whilst producing 10 England Internationals at Schools and College level over the last 4 years.

We have also progressed boys to play in our First Team at Conference South Level and beyond. Pelly Ruddock recently signed for West Ham United and across the board we now have PASE graduates at all levels of the Football League, Non-League and a number of players who have won scholarships to the USA.

Any players wishing to know about the BWFC PASE Scheme and the new Reading FC partnership can ring BWFC PASE office on 020 8953 5716 to speak with Academy Manager Luke Garrard or Head Coach Mario Noto. Alternatively you can apply for a trial by visiting visit our website at www.borehamwoodfootballclub.co.uk

If you wish to trial with Boreham Wood’s PASE Scheme, please contact the PASE Department on 02089535716 and ask for Luke or Mario.


WOOD YOUNGSTERS IN SEVENTH HEAVEN

BOREHAM WOOD U18S 7 – 1 LEIGHTON TOWN

Southern counties Floodlit Youth League

Boreham Wood Under 18s won their 7th League Tiltle in 7 consecutive seasons, scoring an impressive 7 goals in their final league game against Leighton Town.

Wood sealed the Championship with a 17minute hat trick from exciting wideman Salim Sahnoun, all being assisted from Raheem Sterling Parker, with the fourth coming from Marcio Cruz after an effort from Sahnoun rocketing off the bar for Cruz to tap home from close range.

The fifth was a great team goal after great initial work from Taku Mashingaidze, to work a yard to deliver into the box for Hastings to drill home into the vistors net.  However, the goal of the night came from another well worked set piece where Cruz doubled his tally for the evening after taking a great touch to allow him to bend his effort into the far top corner.

Wood than conceded midway through the half through a spectacular finish, but soon replied after a succession of 73 passes before Raheem Sterling Parker was hacked down in the box, for him to dust himself down and fire home from the penalty spot.

Catch all the highlights and goals from this fixture by visiting you tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot-UtpYgzEg

Manager Luke Garrard expressed his delight “after a long season, the boys have sealed the championship with a real classy performance, Salim with a hat trick and then Marcio with a goal of real quality, they have shown some real intent of late and look to maintain that in the next couple of weeks to finish of the season in style”


PASE Academy Set First Trial Date

Boreham Wood’s PASE Scheme (Programme for Academic and Sporting Excellence) are delighted to announce our first trial date for the 2013/2014 season.

This trial will be held on Thursday 21st February 2013, 10.00am at Boreham Wood Football Club, Meadow Park, WD6 5AL.

Our PASE Academy is a very well-known and much respected Football/Education Scheme, for talented young men aged between 16 to 18 years old. This initial trial will give you the chance to look at our facilities, showcase your talent, speak to our Coaching and Medical team and talk with existing PASE Players to discuss their experiences and meet our Chairman.

We can offer you the chance to combine a high level of UEFA accredited football coaching from Ex-Professional players. With a football structure and training programme designed to suit players of all abilities. We have designed a programme that allows every boy to progress through the various levels of ability within the Football Club, that only a scheme of our size can offer.

Academically Boreham Wood Football Club can offer also full time education courses on site at the club. We are also in partnership with our Education providers Cohenel College and Winchmore School and we also offer full time courses off site.

We offer the widest range of courses, including BTEC’s, CYQ Personal Trainer courses, Construction courses and A-Levels. We also offer other diverse courses but only if the timetables make these feasible with your training programmes.

Many other Schemes that claim to mirror our PASE Scheme have lots of hidden charges. So you must be careful, when deciding your future and if it’s affordable in your circumstances. Our scheme is completely FREE save for a training kit cost that is heavily subsidised.

Boreham Wood Football Club has in the last year entered into a two-year partnership with the Premier League’s Reading Football Club. This exciting initiative has flourished throughout 2012, with BWFC player’s playing in 4 games between the two Youth Structures and acquitting themselves well.

These games proved so successful for both clubs, that it led to us preparing Reading FC for their recent FA Youth cup victory against Brentford and led to BWFC players Sam Doolan and Rob Hastings then going to Reading on trial.

The partnership also recognises the progress and investment being made at BWFC. This is headed up by our PASE Manager Billy Hunter, Academy Director Luke Garrard, Head Coach Mario Noto and our Clinical lead Megan Reid and shown in the constant upgrade of our facilities and infra-structure.

That investment has classrooms built, Minibuses purchased, Gyms and Rehab rooms built and seen our PASE Scheme and youth structure win National Titles and many other leagues and cups. We’ve also produced 10 England Internationals at Schools and College level over the last 4 years, which is more than any other club at our level in the entire Country.

We have also progressed many of our boys in the last 10 years to play at a senior non-league level of football and presently we have 9 PASE Scheme players in our First Team squad and currently playing at Conference South Level.

We have also had two boys Lee Hodson and Matty Whichelow who were with us for many years and came through our youth structure. They are presently at Watford and we had another boy Pelly Ruddock, who recently signed for West Ham United. We are obviously very proud of playing our part in their progress.

Across the board we now have PASE graduates at all levels of the Football League, the Non-League Pyramid and on full Scholarships in the USA or at University’s in the UK.

We believe that “WE ACHIEVE WHAT OTHERS SAY THEY’LL DO”. That’s why we recommend that you attend other trials in the coming months and make comparisons. Please compare their facilities, their player progress, their Coaches and their Coaching set up. Compare their Pitches, Transport, Their Medical support and importantly their hidden costs and can they offer you a complete Football/Education package. Only then do we believe you can you make an informed decision.

It’s vital that you, your parents or guardians, focus on your future and we are confident that when you consider all the factors. That we will be your PASE Scheme of choice, as nobody we believe can remotely match our success, our care and our investment over the last 10 years.

So if you are 16 to 18 years old and wish to trial with Boreham Wood Football Clubs PASE Scheme, then we want to hear from you. For More information on the PASE Scheme or to download an application the please visit our website www.borehamwoodfootballclub.co.uk

If you cannot make our 1st trial on the 21st February 2013, don’t worry, please call the PASE Department on 02089535716 and ask to speak with Luke or Mario to discuss your future.


ACADEMY UPDATE

Boreham Wood are delighted to announce that two of their Under 18’s players have successfully progressed to the final stage of the England Schoolboys trials after impressive performances at the South of England trials.

Sammy Doolan and Jake Knight will travel to Telford the weekend of Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December to compete amongst England’s best schoolboys players at Under 18 level for a place with the England Schoolboys national side.

Boreham Wood PASE Academy boast 7 players who have represented England at College level over the past 4 seasons, however Sammy and Jake, if selected, will join Lee Close to be the only Boreham Wood players to be selected for the English Schoolboy team. Lee Close made his Schoolboys international debut against The Republic of Ireland, in the Centenary Shield in Dublin. Lee played an influential part in England’s 3-2 victory, picking up the ‘Man Of The Match’ award.

Doolan, who has been ever present on the Boreham Wood First Team bench this season, already has international experience as he travelled with the English College U19 team last April for an international tournament in Italy, featuring against Romania and San Marino.

Academy Director, Luke Garrard, said “Sam and Jake have been showing great quality this season, both in training and on the pitch. They now have the opportunity to show that they are amongst the best Schoolboy players in the whole of England, and they should to grab this chance with both hands. I believe they can travel to Telford and give a good account of themselves in the South v North game, and hopefully they will return Monday morning as England internationals.” Garrard concluded.

Everyone at Boreham Wood wish Sammy and Jake the best of luck in their upcoming trials.


READING PARTNERSHIP FLOURISHING

Boreham Wood’s much heralded partnership with Premiership Reading Football Club is enjoying another productive month. Firstly Readings young defender Ben Jefford who is with the Wood on work experience, Scored his first goal for the Club in our recent 1-0 win at Dover, helping to keep the Meadow Park outfit in third place and securing another clean sheet.

Secondly the Performances of Boreham Wood’s 17-year-old England College international Sammy Doolan and 17-year-old striker Rob Hastings have been noted. Both have figured regularly in Wood’s 1st team squad this season and are being given the chance to improve further, by spending a week with the Reading Academy that will includes a game or two.

As part of the ongoing Partnership, Wood’s U/19′s will also help prepare Readings U/18′s for their forthcoming FA Youth Cup game against Brentford in early December. While taking a younger team to Reading to look at the progress that some of our /16′s are making shortly.

Academy Director Luke Garrard said “The relationship with Reading is good for everyone. It shows itself in Ben Jefford getting competitive game time with our 1st team. It shows in Sammy Doolan and Robert Hastings learning by spending time in digs and on the training pitch with Premiership Scholars, and it shows that our 16′s are now coming onto the Radar. Plus the faith that Reading show us in helping them prepare for their FA Youth games is also gratifying for me and the Coaching staff.” Garrard concluded.


ACADEMY UPDATE

Boreham Wood Football Club are delighted to announce that 4 of their Academy players have successfully advanced through the the next round of the English College’s FA trial process.

Sam Doolan, Max McCann, Harvey Scott-Morris and Jake Knight held great accounts themselves and impressed the ECFA coaches enough to be invited back for a second look, which will include boys from all over the South of England.

Boreham Wood have produced 7 boys in the past three seasons, that have represented the ECFA in International competition; Jon Clements, Bradley Fraser, Jay Brett, Jordan Lawal, Charlie Hunter, Ruddock Yala and Sam Doolan.

The latter of the 7, Sam Doolan, is again eligable to play for ECFA after respresenting them last season in an International Tournament in Italy, playing against the National Teams of San Marino and Romania.

Everyone involved at Boreham Wood would like to wish these boys the best of luck for their upcoming trials.

 


UNDER 18′s ADVANCE IN FA YOUTH CUP

Four days before ‘Wood’s’ First Team travel to Middlesex to take on Northwood in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup, ‘Wood’s’ under 18’s continued their FA Youth Cup journey by beating Essex outfit Thurrock.

‘Wood’ advanced to the fourth qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup for the sixth consecutive season following a 2 – 0 victory at Thurrock with goals from Robert Hastings and Junior Abass. Our youngsters will now take on their fourth Essex side away in this year’s competition when they face Canvey Island in a fortnights time.

Thus far in this year’s competition Wood have comprehensively beaten Bower & Pitsea, Tilbury and Thurrock, conceding just 1 goal whilst scoring 14 in the process. Robert Hasting’s opening goal against Thurrock meant he has scored in every round of the cup this season, and hopefully he can continue his fine form in weeks and months to come.

Academy Director, Luke Garrard, said “This was far from our best performance, but we have travelled to Essex to play a good Thurrock side, the team that knocked out of last years competition, and won – so it was very satisfying.”


WOOD MARCH ON

Boreham Wood’s talented group of young footballer’s have progressed to the next round of the FA Youth Cup following their comprehensive 6-0 demolition of fancied Essex side Tilbury FC.

Following on from their 6-1 win against Bowers & Pitsea in the First Round, Wood doubled their FA Youth Cup tally when they played Essex outfit Tilbury, who brushed aside Hitchin Town in their opening FA Youth Cup game 4-2.

A solid performance from the spine of the team, notably from second year prospects Robert Hastings and Sam Doolan saw Wood safely into the next Round, winning 6-0. Goals from Robert Hastings(2), Dion Laughton, Jack Vasey(2), Raheem Stirling(2), Karl Brown, Junior Abass and Kyle Thompson, as well as an own goal have seen Wood net 12 goals in their last two games, and the number of different scorers shows Wood’s Under 18′s have goals from all over the pitch.

Wood now take on yet another Essex side in Thurrock FC who narrowly defeated Potters Bar 2-1 in the previous Round. This will be the second time the teams meet in as many years after Thurrock beat Wood in the First Round Proper last campaign narrowly. Thurrock then went onto the play Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park later in the competition.


READING VISIT MEADOW PARK FOR YOUTH FIXTURES

 

Following the announcement of their exclusive partnership, Boreham Wood’s PASE Scheme welcomed their Premier League friends from Reading FC to Meadow Park for two Pre Season Friendlies between their respective Under 16’s and Under 18’s.

The tightly fought affairs, played side by side on the First Team pitch and the adjacent 3G Astro pitch, resulted in the schemes sharing the honours with Wood’s Under 16’s victorious 3-2, whilst the Under 18’s were edged 2-0. With a notable outstanding performance from Third year Harvey Scott-Morris.

The partnership was also celebrated just a fortnight ago when ‘Wood’s’ Senior side hosted a Reading XI in a Pre Season Friendly. Following an early goal from Reading, ‘Wood’ rallied and equalized through Youth Team prospect Robert Hastings, however ‘Wood’ were caught napping with moments remaining and handed Reading a 2-1 victory.

This partnership recognizes the hard work and progress at BWFC and creates not only close ties, but also creates exclusivity with the Elite of Boreham Wood’s PASE Scheme players and will involve a plethora of other initiatives.

With the continued investment of Boreham Wood FCs Chairman and under the supervision of PASE Manager Billy Hunter, Academy Director Luke Garrard and Head Coach Mario Noto, the PASE Scheme have achieved incredible success. This includes winning National and regional titles whilst producing 8 England Internationals at Schools and College level over the last 3 years.

We have also progressed boys to play in our First Team at Conference South Level and beyond. Pelly Ruddock recently signed for West Ham United and across the board we now have PASE graduates at all levels of the Football League, Non-League and a number of players who have won scholarships to the USA.


ELITE UNDER 16 PLAYER SEARCH

Boreham Wood Football Club has entered into a sponsorship with Winchmore Hill Under 16s to hopefully form an Elite group of players to compete in the Eastern Junior Alliance League for the 2012/2013 Season.

The aim of the partnership is to create a relationship that will enable players from Winchmore Hill, to progress into the Boreham Wood FC successful PASE Scheme Academy.

Our Elite Academy group this season, has once again enjoyed immeasurable success reaching the Conference National Cup Semi-final, and ECFA National Cup final. Along with the 1st Round proper of FA Youth Cup, while retaining the Southern Counties Floodlit Youth Corinthian League for the 6th consecutive year, winning the Brian Hitchings Cup, and becoming the SCFYL ‘Champion of Champions’.

The PASE Scheme has had players graduate from the Scheme into BWFC’s 1st team and go into the professional game. Players from our Scheme have also represented England at College and School Level, thus enabling them to earn Scholarships to United States of America.

Winchmore Hill and Boreham Wood FC will be holding open trials at Boreham Wood Football Club on Monday 23rd July 2012 at 4pm at the Clubs state of the art 3G astro. If you are interested in trialling or want to find out more information please contact Simon Blackmore on 07711994268.