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Centre of Excellence Trials

20 July 2012

Southend United’s Centre of Excellence is holding an open trial for players aged 6—15-years-old.

The Blues are holding an open trial day on Friday, 17th August at Jones’ Memorial Playing Fields, Southend. 

The trials are open to anyone, and will consist of small-sided games in each individual age group (number dependant). 

Our Centre of Excellence coaching and recruitment team will be on hand to watch, in our safe, pressure free environment. 

If you are interested in attending one of the trial days, please read carefully through the below information and follow the instructions to book your place. 

Friday 17th August at Jones Memorial Ground
9:00am – 11:00am Under 7’s, Under 8’s, Under 15’s
11:30am – 1:30pm Under 9’s, Under 10’s, Under 14’s
2:00pm – 4:00pm Under 11’s, Under 12’s, Under 13’s

Please note, the above age groups are for the 2011/2012 season. An outline of the correct age groups is below to help. 

U7 1 SEP 2004 - 31 AUG 2005
U8 1 SEP 2003 - 31 AUG 2004
U9 1 SEP 2002 - 31 AUG 2003
U10 1 SEP 2001 - 31 AUG 2002
U11 1 SEP 2000 - 31 AUG 2001
U12 1 SEP 1999 - 31 AUG 2000
U13 1 SEP 1998 - 31 AUG 1999
U14 1 SEP 1997 - 31 AUG 1998
U15 1 SEP 1996 - 31 AUG 1997 

How to apply: To confirm your interest in the above trial day, you must first complete the application form which can be downloaded from here and send to: 

    David Johnson, Southend United, Roots Hall Stadium, Victoria Avenue, Southend, Essex, SS2 6NQ.

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