Leeds - Vital Leeds: Owls Announce Academy
UK time is: 15:41:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Vital Leeds: Owls Announce Academy

The Oakwood Owls coach Rod Christopher has announced the official start date for the long awaited Youth Football Academy in the East Leeds area.

The Focus Football academy open day will take place on Monday 7th January 2008, then the following week (14th) will see it's very first coaching & educational session at Fearnville LC, between 6.30-8.30pm. A small weekly charge of 2 per player will help cover coaching fees and equipment costs.

Each of the eventual 4 FFA weekly sessions are open to up to 16 Leeds city-wide 14-17 year olds aim to improve player attitude, fitness levels and further improve technical abilityin addition to regular competitive group matches. The FFA Academies will run for an initial 12 months, adding 3 further sessions over the period and will hold strong links with a number of professional league clubs.

Former Bradford City defender Ces Podd is an avid supporter of this academy idea and will visit the groups regularly to watch over the talent on show!

There will also be regular invited scout visits, as well as indoor football education sessions for all of our participants. Players can demonstrate an interest by contacting Rod Christopher at; rodchristopher@hotmail.co.uk for further information on academy requirements.

For more information on the Oakwood Owls, visit www.oakwoodowls.leedslearning.org/

Vital Leeds United is proud to support the Oakwood Owls activities through the publication of the latest news, match reports as well as a dedicated discussion forum for the Owls management and players.

Join Vital Leeds United!

It's very easy to sign up with Vital Leeds United, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved.

The Message Board: After you've registered, you will be able to interact with other Leeds United supporters via our forums. To visit the Vital Leeds message board, click here.

Have your say: This website is your website and we are looking for people to help contribute to the site. Do you go to most of the games and want to share your opinions. Why not write a match report?

Do you believe you can make a better half-time pie than the clubs catering contractors? Well write in with a recipe!

We’re looking for contributors to add almost anything and everything linked with the club to Vital Leeds United. To get in touch with us, please feel free to fire an e-mail to leeds@vitalfootball.co.uk.

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 27 2007

Time: 11:22AM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC London Trip To Be Shown Live (Tuesday October 6 2015)

LUFC On This Day - October 6th (Tuesday October 6 2015)

LUFC Bamba - We Can't Panic (Monday October 5 2015)

LUFC On This Day - October 5th (Monday October 5 2015)

Leeds suffer home defeat (Sunday October 4 2015)

Stats: Leeds v Birmingham (Sunday October 4 2015)

LUFC On This Day - October 4th (Sunday October 4 2015)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. deslondon 46
2. dazza71 35
3. erni 20
4. King Billy 15
5. Tiny T 11
6. bago 9
7. Oyper 8
8. SimonTVW 7
9. ultraleeds 6
10. 1972Glory 3

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Fulham 10 3 3 4 1 12
14. Forest 10 3 3 4 -1 12
15. Blackburn 10 2 5 3 2 11
16. Leeds Utd 10 2 5 3 -4 11
17. Charlton 10 2 4 4 -3 10
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10
19. MK Dons 10 2 2 6 -5 8

Leeds Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - Black Has Full Week Planned For Players
Rotherham : 06/10/2015 15:38:01
Wednesday Winger Wallace Scoops PFA Award
Sheff Wed : 06/10/2015 14:26:00
Why Mr Mick Is Coming In For Stick
Ipswich : 06/10/2015 13:35:00
Should Maghoma Start?
Birmingham : 06/10/2015 12:49:00
RUFC - Cup Action Football For Reserves Today
Rotherham : 06/10/2015 09:28:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think Leeds will finish?
Suggested By:  
Top Six 8%
7-12 32%
13-21 44%
Relegated 16%