Potential England stars of the future met the stars of the present when Staffordshire Wildcats went along to St George’s Park, near Burton-on-Trent.
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England Women have been preparing for their assault on Euro 2017 at St George’s Park in Staffordshire.
Port Vale footballer Chris Birchall has reported on the England team’s preparation for the Cerebral Palsy World Championship.
Staffordshire University sports journalism students were given an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of an England training camp at St George’s Park, Burton, to watch Wayne Rooney, Raheem Sterling and Theo Walcott put through their paces.
England had to abandon their St George’s Park training base in Staffordshire due to a stomach bug.
But StaffsLive still managed to follow them to their new headquarters for this special report.
It’s the time of year when apprentice footballers are released by clubs.
League Football Education, alongside the PFA and Football League Trust, stage assessment trials offering the youngsters a chance to catch the eye of another club and continue their career.
Young footballers at professional clubs across Staffordshire will be sweating on their futures in the coming weeks.
Although first team players at Stoke City, Port Vale and Burton Albion will be waiting to see who comes and goes during the close season, youth teamers are also keeping their fingers crossed for the future.
Many youngsters dream of being a footballer.
But in the coming months many will be told the harsh truth that they aren’t good enough. So will they have a backup plan?
Sixty coaches and club reps across Staffordshire gathered at St George’s Park in Burton to promote the emerging sport of Futsal.
The Staffordshire FA event aimed to highlight local Futsal opportunities, providing an alternative form of football to play.