FULL SET OF FIXTURES FOR WAKEFIELD ACADEMY

The following fixtures have all been arranged. Please confirm you availability via the chat rooms on the app.

 

Saturday 14th May

10.45 am – Elite Under 13’s v Sheffield United (away)

 

Thursday 19th May

6.30pm – Elite Under 10’s v Barnsley (away) now rearranged for September

6.30pm – Elite Under 11’s v Barnsley (away) now rearranged for September

 

Monday 23rd May

6pm – Elite Under 9’s v Doncaster (home)

 

Tuesday 24th May

6pm – Elite Under 12’s v The Soccer Akidemy (home)

7.30pm – Elite Under 14/15’s v Guiseley (home)

 

Tuesday 31st May

All games against The Soccer Akidemy

6pm – Development Under 7’s

6pm – Development Under 8’s

7pm – Development Under 9’s

7pm – Development Under 11’s

8pm – Development Under 12’s

The Under 10’s, 13’s, 14’s and 15’s will have games announced in two weeks time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAINING RESTARTS THIS WEEK

Hope you have all had a great Easter and we look forward to seeing you all tomorrow.

Training will resume from tomorrow for all groups apart from the Under 9 Elite group who will play in a game against the Soccer Akidemy. The Development groups will return to training on Friday and the Mini Academy on Sunday.

We received a call from Leeds United last week who asked if they can send a scout down to watch training. He will be there for the course of tomorrow evening.

The Elite groups all play Bradford City Development next week. Can you please reply regarding availability via Team App if you have not already done so.

We are opening our Rotherham Academy this week and there will be a slight change to the coaches. Dave Merris will be the new Academy manager at Rotherham and Jamie McCombe will replace him at Wakefield. David McGurk will be working in Rotherham for 3/4 weeks before returning to Wakefield. Lewis Turner will work with David’s groups in the meantime. John McCombe will continue with his Wakefield groups. We are also bringing in ex York City players Tom Platt, Harry Coates and Tom Allan to help assist the lead coaches throughout sessions.

NEXT ROUND OF ELITE GAMES

The following games will take place for the Elite Groups against Bradford City Development Centre on Monday April 11th. Please confirm your availability via Team App. Players to report 15 mins before kick off.

 

Venue – Goals Soccer Centre, Bradford, 282 Kings Road, BD2 1NR

6pm KO – Under 10’s

7pm – Under 11’s

 

Venue – Kettlethorpe High School

5.45pm KO – Under 13’s

7pm KO – Under 9’s

7pm KO – Under 12’s

8pm KO – Under 14/15

 

The Under 9 Elite Group will also play The Soccer Akidemy on the 4th April

Venue – Kettlethorpe High School

5.45pm KO

 

 

NEXT ROUND OF DEVELOPMENT GAMES

The following games have been organised for the Development Groups against Durkar Devils. Everyone will receive notifications of games via Team App where we will ask you to RSVP so we can have precise numbers. The Under 10, Under 11 & Under 12’s have 2 games and the groups will be split accordingly. If any of these player can make one date but not the other then please let us know. All notifications will go out this week.

 

ALL GAMES TO BE PLAYED ON 3G AT KETTLETHORPE

Monday 21st March

5.30pm – Under 7 (2x 5-a-side)

6.30 – Under 10, Under 11 & Under 12 (7-a-side)

7.45 – Under 13/14  (11-a-side)

 

Friday 1st April

5.30pm – Under 8/9 (2x 7-a-side)

6.30 – Under 10, Under 11 & Under 12 (7-a-side)

7.45 – Under 15 (11-a-side)

COACHES NEWS

Peter Crook has joined the team as Goalkeeper Coach. Peter has been working with the development group for a few months and will now join us on a permanent basis. He will work alongside Mark Goodlad. You can find more about Peter here. Congratulations to Peter who has received an England C call up to play against Ukraine.

 

John McCombe has signed for Macclesfield Town after leaving York City. John played 61 games for York over 2 seasons.

 

Jamie McCombe scored for Lincoln City at the weekend as they beat Aldershot 2-0. Lincoln lie 8th in the National League and sit 5 points outside the play offs.

ELITE UNDER 13 GAME V FRICKLEY ACADEMY

The Elite Under 13 group will play an 11-a-side game v Frickley Athletic Academy. The game will take place on the 29th February at Kettlethorpe on the 3G. Could the group please report for 5.30pm for a 5.45pm kick off.

The Elite Under 9 group will train at 7pm for one week only.

 

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