Tears flowed as Team GB’s women footballers saw their medal hopes collapse against Canada on Friday, but Hope Powell’s side, in time, can reflect on a mission largely accomplished at London 2012. To ‘Inspire a Generation’ is the mantra of the Olympic Games, and after Team GB finished top of their group, conceding no goals and defeating two-time Olympic silver medallists Brazil in the process, the exhaustively slow process of growth in the women’s game has been given another spurt. More than 70,000 people turned out to watch GB v Brazil. Thought now turns to capturing some of these people for the long term. From coaching to marketing, the structure does exist to enable the inspired new generation to turn dreams into reality.
You can become part of that today!
Every Wednesday in August, Lincolnshire County FA in partnership with Lincoln Ladies FC is offering the opportunity for girls born in and between 2002 and 2005 the chance to become part of the future for girls football, start your journey on the Talent Pathway at fun, exciting, enjoyable coaching sessions with highly qualified FA Coaches, experience the game and get expert support and guidance in finding a local FA Charter Standard Club.Players born in 2002-2003 accessing the sessions will be fully supported by the Lincolnshire County FA to find their local community club for a long-term player commitment, beyond the initial taster sessions.layers born in 2004-2005, will be given the opportunity to train throughout the season with the Lincoln Ladies Centre of Excellence Coaches in a development squad; this squad allows players to train and experience the Centre of Excellence, whilst also supporting local grassroots football through their local community club and league.The sessions will take place at Lincoln Christ Hospital School, Wragby Road, Lincoln, LN2 4PN on Wednesday Evenings between 8th August 2012 and 29th August 2012 from 5:30pm-7:30pm.
For an application form or for more information please contact email@example.com.
There’ll be no medals this summer for Powell and her squad, but the imprint they have left on these Games can’t be questioned. The battle to keep it on the map has only just begun, be part of the legacy.
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