Aethan Yohannes – Story So Far AT AZ Alkmaar by Daniel his Dad…

This is the story of Aethan Yohannes time so far at AZ ALMAAR by his Dad Daniel. > It has been five months since my son @aethanyohannes has joined AZ Alkmaar U15 youth academy in the Netherlands. My experience as a parent watching his development in a first class Academy is a humbling experience. Some have asked how he was...

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To be or not to be, it’s all down to you!

You don’t send a player to the a professional academy to finish of their development. Going their they should already have Professional Habits. All the best players in the world, have these habits. They have a level of hard-work and commitment that is required to get to the elite level (paid to play). I listen to parents and...

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Irish Based Catalan Elite Football Philosophy

Catalan Elite Football began this summer in Ireland. Based out of Parnells GAA in Coolock and running every Friday from 7pm to 9pm and catering for kids aged 6 to 14 years. Catalan Professional coach Marc Miquel writes about his experiences so far in Ireland, in his own words: Introduction After four months coaching in Dublin I’ve...

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Catalan Elite Football – Parent Night

Jan 28, 15 Catalan Elite Football – Parent Night

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Catalan EF is an brand new Academy opening in Dublin next month, they will have an open night for all parents interested in enrolling their child at the Academy. The talk will take place on Friday 20th February at Parnells GAA Complex starting at 6.00pm. About Catalan Elite Football Our coaching team is focused on educating the...

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ECA Report on Youth Academies in EUROPE

The ECA which stands for the European Club Association compiled a report on Youth Academies around Europe. 96 clubs from 41 countries were used in gathering the data for the Youth Survey. You can download the full report on ECA website which is ecaeurope.com. I have taken some of the key factors relating to the youth game, no Irish...

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COACHTALK: Anthony O’Neill

Anthony is a football coach back living in Ireland, having spent some time abroad. I caught up with him last weekend at the Multi directional Workshop with Mike Antoniades at the NDSL Development Centre. In this brilliant insight into the Ajax philosophy; Anthony talks about how they implement the methodology both in Holland and...

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AC Milan ‘The Future’ Academy

Mar 28, 13 AC Milan ‘The Future’ Academy

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The complete movie of ‘thefuture’, the exclusive documentary on the Milan youth academy. The documentary takes an indepth look inside the Milan Academy. I hope you enjoy it! By Milan Channel     Email this page

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