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FOOTBALL: Carterton team up with the Gunners
12:00pm Wednesday 18th December 2013 in Sport
Carterton Football Club have been selected to host the Arsenal FC development academy at Kilkenny Lane from January 2014.
Two trial sessions will be held on January 7-14. Then there will be training every Tuesday evenings, with gam-es at half term.
Sessions will be: under 7s, 8s, 9s, 10s 6-7.30pm; under 11s, 12s, 13s 7.30-9pm They will both include goalkeeping.
Trial sessions are free and parents can sign up at www.playthearsenalway.com/oxfordshire Arsenal FC’s Ben Saddler said: “We chose Carterton FC because of the excellent facilities, location and the positive attitude of the committee.”
Carterton chairman Tom Amer said: “We are absolutely delighted to be chosen to host such a prestigious academy, it’s a real testament to the small group who have helped me not only save but drive forward this fantastic club.
“With Reading FC’s development centre and Witney & District youth tournaments we already host, it cements our commitment to youth football in our community.”