Coaching Corner

February 25, 2018

Coaches Corner, by Dave Gafrey

It's all systems go as season 2018 kicks off. Teams have been training hard in the All-weather at ministown with weekend friendlies becoming the norm. Thanks to our friends at the new full-size Astro in DIFE matches had gone ahead even when the poor weather threatened to halt play. Newly formed squads at u12, & u14 have performed especially well given so many new personnel. New u8's are making final preparations to take into 5-a-side games thanks to coaches Damien, Barry and Philip. These Academy graduates are the next crop of fine young EMU talent bidding to carry on the tradition
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February 5, 2018

Coaches Corner, by Dave Gaffrey

January's Coaching Corner, from Dave Gaffrey, Director of Football Season 2018 is fast approaching with preparations well underway from all teams at EMU. For many squads, development began before Christmas with a hugely successful streaming process at u11's over four weeks producing four squads with team managers and coaches. Our u13's had a fantastic Nov/Dec also availing of top-class coaching sessions from league of Ireland stars Paul Doolin and Georgie Poynton. UEFA 'B' license coaches Stephen Nicholson, and Martin Curley also put on outstanding sessions for the lads, and a big word of thanks goes to all the lads for
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November 26, 2017

Coaches Corner, by Dave Gaffrey

Novembers's Coaching Corner, from Dave Gaffrey, Director of Football Plenty of work has continued in Minnistown during November despite the swift end to league games. Our EMU Academy has grown tremendously in recent months with lots of hard work from the Nippers, their coaches along with the commitment and support from all the parents. It really is great to see such enthusiasm down there every Saturday morning, numbers are growing weekly, and the future looks bright. Preparation has now begun for our new u8's squads for next season. Both coaches and players are identified, and all are itching to get
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October 26, 2017

Coaches Corner, by Dave Gaffrey

October's Coaching Corner, from Dave Gaffrey, Director of Football The 2016/17 season kicked off with the short season leading into calendar football this year. This transition combined with the move to the NDSL provided a challenge which our players and coaches met head-on. By the close of the short season, all our teams had found their level with many sides immediately moving up the leagues. We had trophy winners at u12's and u14's with several sides narrowly finishing as runners-up. The EMU festival of football saw glamour friendlies versus Linfield FC and lots of action for our u10's, 11's &
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