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News: Col­lege Stu­dent Trains With For­est Ladies

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Ladies Football

Not­ting­ham Col­lege is cur­rent­ly run­ning a high­ly suc­cess­ful ladies foot­ball pro­gramme in part­ner­ship with Not­ting­ham For­est Ladies FC (NFLFC) which is open to 16 – 18 year old stu­dents who are enrolled on a full time course at the college.

The Col­lege has access to reg­u­lar and struc­tured train­ing, strength and con­di­tion­ing ses­sions, play­er analy­sis as well as play­ing in com­pet­i­tive match­es in the Asso­ci­a­tion of Col­leges East Mid­lands Foot­ball league. The team ben­e­fit from week­ly high qual­i­ty foot­ball coach­ing which is deliv­ered by NFLFC first team man­ag­er Gra­ham Abercrombie.

Vivien Bansock a first year Not­ting­ham Col­lege sport stu­dent has recent­ly been invit­ed to join the Not­ting­ham For­est Ladies FC reserves team. This is a great hon­our and achieve­ment and an exam­ple of how the path­way from col­lege foot­ball into an FA women’s pre­mi­um team can achieved.

Viv is cur­rent­ly study­ing on a full time sport pro­gramme at Not­ting­ham College’s Clifton cam­pus and joined the col­lege Ladies foot­ball pro­gramme in Sep­tem­ber 2017.

Viv said: 

It is very excit­ing to play for the reserves at Not­ting­ham For­est Ladies FC. It has giv­en me the oppor­tu­ni­ty to meet new peo­ple and gain more skills. Every­one wel­comed me into the team and I feel priv­i­leged to have this opportunity. 

Viv Bansock — Not­ting­ham Col­lege student

For more infor­ma­tion about the Ladies Foot­ball Acad­e­my please con­tact either Diane Garfield by tele­phone 0115 914 6405 or Abbi Bladon on 0115 914 6457 or email abbi.​bladon@​nottinghamcollege.​ac.​uk.

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  • 15th November 2017 (12:00 AM)
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