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From football finals to Missouri, USA 

 Published on: 29th June 2019   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Watford has seen an amazing success story for local student athletes in the Watford FC Westfield Football Academy by winning the National Football Youth League. 

The 2018/2019 students enrolled at Westfield Academy on the Watford Football Club Football and Education Programme completed their season in the final league game against West Ham at Vicarage Road, winning 6-3. 

This followed a great season playing against teams such as Crystal Palace, Southampton, Chelsea, Everton, Northampton, Portsmouth, Fulham and Tottenham.

Included in the squad was Rickmansworth athlete Adam Fowler – who has been offered a place in the USA at Culver Stockton to continue to progress his “soccer” career and to study a degree in Sports Management.

Adam has been combining his BTEC studies alongside training with UEFA Qualified coaches from Watford FC every day – playing against other pro clubs. This hard work and lifestyle has given him a glimpse of what to expect when playing “across the pond”.

Contact details for Watford FC Football Education Programme at Westfield Academy David.byrne@watfordfc.com or mark.timmington@watfordfc.com

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