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Girls Development Centre

Girls Development Centre
Herefordshire FA Girls Development Centre

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  • Works on improving all aspects of FA Four corner model (physical, technical, social and psychological)
  • Complements and supports grassroots football
  • Competitive fixtures against similar level opposition
  • Quality coaching to improve each player's game and confidence on the ball

The HFA Hereford FC Girls Development Centre

Providing additional coaching sessions for U8 – U10 – U12- U14 and U16’s. Our development centre offers talented players the platform to progress with their skills which are delivered in a fun and professional environment. This will provide a key steppingstone on the pathway to becoming a future Lioness. Our Centre will work with local grassroots clubs and the transition into 11aside football. Players will receive expert coaching with our highly detailed syllabus from Hereford FC and our high experienced FA qualified coaches. Players will get exposure while playing against fixture against similar development and talent centres in the region.

Weekly Training every Friday at the Hereford Academy 3G between 5:30-8:00pm

Regular Fixtures against other PDC's, RTC's and academy sides

UEFA B and FA Qualified coaching staff

Technical syllabus overseen by the Player Development Centre Technical Director with a focus on improving all aspects of player performance across in possession, out of possession and transitional topics

HFA Girls Development Centre
I had a brilliant time at the Girls Development Centre last year. The coaches were great and really helped to develop my skills
- Jorja Robinson, U12

Meet The Team

Get to know the coaches and staff behind the HFA Hereford FC Girls Player Development Centre

Head of Centre: George Leyshon-James

Technical Director: Ben Archer

Club Welfare Officer: Kim Clay


U16: Heather Martin & George Leyshon-James

U14: Kyle Williams, Josh Dempster & Martha Sharland

U12: Dani Houghton, Hugh Brookes & Nick Blackburne

U10:Rob Hardy & Scott Powell

U8: George Leyshon-James

Goalkeeper Coach: Allan Hawkins

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Jo Roberson

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