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GDFC News 12 December

Loads of kickarounds over the next few weeks. Tourney then pizza at the pub tomorrow. Party on Friday. We're on fire.

CONTENTS

  • League info

  • Holiday footy

  • Who wants to design some kit?

  • Community Corner

  • Player Shout-Outs

 

LEAGUE INFO

Have a question about leagues? Get in touch with the relevant league rep on TeamApp or with our head of football Beth!


HOLIDAY FOOTY

Some dates for your calendars!

  • GDFC Party: Friday 15th December (RSVP in TeamApp)

  • Winter training tournament: Wednesday 13th Dec (final training of the year!)

  • No training: Wednesday 20th Dec & Wednesday 27th Dec (Haggerston is closed)

  • Winter kickarounds: During the holidays, we'll have a few kickarounds during the days. Events will go up on TeamApp - if we get ten, we play!

TOUR 2024 KIT DESIGN

First reveal: there will be a 2024 tour. Second reveal: We are looking for any member who wants to help design our 2024 Tour kit. We will be doing this over the holiday period and getting a design finalised by the first week of January. This will be a limited edition shirt for those going on tour next year. If you're interested, let Gaia know in TeamApp or at training on Wednesday. 


COMMUNITY CORNER

This section is reserved for anyone in the club who has stuff they want to share (job posting, events, other cool opportunities -- whatever!) If you ever want to add anything to this section just email press@goaldiggersfootballclub.com and put 'NEWSLETTER' in the subject line.


PLAYER SHOUT-OUTS



SATURDAY BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE 11s

It was a rainy and windy day on the marshes, and unfortunately a very cruel 3-1 defeat in the last few minutes! The goals had an absolutely dominating first half however… a great goal from Brooke kicked off a series of wonderful opportunities and some lovely attacking play. The second half we found ourselves having to defend heavily, and for this coach Ransford’s player of the match was Maz, a solid and stable force at the back. Captain Georgia’s player of the match was Catherine for non stop running; if she had a heat map it would be on fire. The Fan’s player of the match went to Abi for 3 super shots on goal that were unfortunate not to end up in the net. A massive thank you to the fans who came out to support - We go again in the new year






SUNDAY ADVANCED 7s

The only Sunday match to take place this week was the Advanced 7’s league and with only 4 players that made our task even harder…

A brilliant showing to everyone that showed up to play, captain LHH chose to give player of the week to everyone first of all for showing up but secondly for giving it all on the pitch.

Paula - Goalkeeper extraordinaire. Kept us in both games to the bitter end

Frankie - for being an absolute stalwart at the back and making some great runs to assist the midfield and connecting the attack

Niamh - Playing simultaneously as a winger, CDM and a CAM, with a stunning corner leading to a goal she was all over the place and still had legs to help other teams after the matches! 

A 1-0 loss in our first game was an excellent showing and were unlucky not to score followed by a 2-0 victory, scoring a gorgeous headed corner and a lucky deflection saw us take all 3 points from the second match! Everyone bought the vibes and the fun and gave everything on a wonderful winters Sunday afternoon! 



 

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