GDFC News 06 January

Updated: Jan 6

Welcome to our first weekly newsletter!



COACHING CORNER

Training this Wednesday will be with Coaches Ciara and Amy - with Coach Josh there to support. We'll be working on Creating Space with Amy, and Staying Compact with Ciara. Ahead of Wednesday, try to watch a couple of sets of football highlights and work out:

• What formation the teams are playing in possession

• What formation the teams are playing out of possession


7.30 arrival as usual. Remember it's astros only on the training pitch.



FIXTURES

First fixture of the new year! Be sure to come out and support if you aren't playing.


ADVANCED 11-A-SIDE

Goal Diggers FC v Rising Ballers

Kick-off is at 11.00, Clapham Common with Coach Josh

14 spots available, match post goes out on Facebook Wednesday, 17:30


All other leagues start next week so keep your eyes peeled this week for sign up info!



MERCH LOVE

THANK U

To #107 Imo for washing all our bibs over the break - what a goal!


GENERAL RECALL

Of any GDFC bibs / balls / spare tops / medals (!) you may have collected over 2019. Please bring these back to training so we can all use!


KIT SURVEY

Thanks for filling in the survey! Bear with us while we sort kit for all you new diggers.



GOALS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN

Join us at The Book Club in Shoreditch to celebrate the launch of ‘The Pride of the Lionesses’ with author Carrie Dunn, and to discuss the landscape of women’s football as we enter a new decade.

Tickets are free here.


The pictures from December’s Murder On Zidane’s Floor are available on Facebook.

All pictures were taken by Edi Whitehead. If you use photos, please credit Edi (@probablyedith on Instagram) and tag us (@mozf_).


Karen Yeoman’s photos from the 11s game on 30 November are available here.

If you use any photos, please credit Karen (@karen_yeomans on Instagram) and use the hashtag #standinginthelight. Also tag us (@goaldiggers_fc)!



THIS FAN GOAL

Arsenal Women v Chelsea Women at 2:00pm on Saturday 19 January, played at Meadow Park, Borehamwood (accessible via Thameslink). Tickets are £7. Co-ordinated by Jess Keating. Let Jess Keating know if you are going!



PLAYERS OF THE DAY

Check out our recent players of the day.


GDFC Kickaround Player's Players

Kitty Burne and Jana Cahill, Jess Keating and Ciara Robinson, Gaby Pimentel and Susana Ferreira, Alice May Williams and Katherine Yesilirmak , Kim Stallard and Melissa , Kate Allinson and Rowanne Willett, Rowanne Willet and Bella Borg, Georgia Bruce and Olive Rose

 


COMMUNITY CORNER

Hello Ellen Robertson here I’m in a play atm called ‘Snowflake’ at the luuuuvly Kiln Theatre in Kilburn. We’ve had nice reviews so far and it’s by the guy who wrote King Charles III and Doctor Foster and I play the Snowflake! Come along if you fancy! It’s on until 25th January woohoo. Get tickets here.



WHO RUNS THE WORLD? GOALS

Check out these recent articles about our club and womxn's football.


Rachel Nickolds wrote a piece on the barriers to growth we face as a club.


A defining decade for women's football - Sky Sports


If you have anything you would like to feature in next week's newsletter, email press@goaldiggersfootballclub.com by 12:00 Sunday.

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