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As many of you will already know, our famous store at Lower Hillgate, Stockport closed down last July after a Grand Closing Down Sale. Since then, we have been busy trading from our warehouse and showroom at Waterloo Road, Stockport. Now, finally, after 47 wonderful years in the furniture business, and with the lease on our warehouse due to expire on 1st April, I have decided to Close Down and Retire from the Business Forever. We will be clearing all remaining stock from our Waterloo Road warehouse without delay, and so will hold the greatest furniture sale ever seen in the area. The warehouse is presently closed to reduce prices and prepare the displays for the launch of our £365,000 CLOSING~THE~WAREHOUSE, GRAND PUBLIC SALE! EVERY SINGLE PRICE WILL BE DRASTICALLY REDUCED! NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED! We must urgently sell all of our stock of furniture and accessories inc: Suites (leather & fabric), sofas, recliners, easy chairs, dining sets, sideboards, coffee tables, wardrobes, beds, divans, mattresses, chests, pictures, mirrors, clocks, carpets, rugs, giftware etc.. Absolutely Everything Must Be Sold Out!
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Introduction What is WFA? WFA stands for Wilmslow Football Academy. A coaching company that prides itself on delivering high standards of enjoyable football coaching and just as importantly, the relationship it has with it’s customers. To celebrate our talented players and their parents we have produced our own fun-filled, informative magazine. Available quarterly,
If you’re not involved yet but would like to be a part of this social revolution, feel free to join in. We have plenty of coaching sessions to be a part of offering something for everyone, from two years old to 80 years young! It’s all in our magazine, so read on or visit our website for more details. www.academyfootball.co.uk or contact us on: 07792 791 382 / 01625 529 764
FOOTBALL FEVER contains news, interviews, pictures, competitions and lots more.
Contents Page 5: Word From The Gaffa
Page 6: WFA in Action
Page 8: Coaches Comments Page 10: School Profile Page 11: After School dream Teams Page 13: The Rising Stars Page 14: For The Kids Page 16: The Big Interview Page 18: WFA Team Talk
Photography: Adam Lloyd www.adamlloydphotography.com Contributors: Wayne Fish Gorsey Bank Primary School
07792 791 382 / 01625 529 764
Page 21: Meet The Parents
Page 23: The Scholars
Special thanks to Rio Ferdinand for taking the time to answer all our questions.
Page 25: The Graduates Page 27: Little Strikers Page 29: Chicks and kicks Page 30: Competition Page
Printed by wheatsheaf Print www.wheatsheafprint.co.uk FootballFever is distributed into every school bag of the schools in which WFA is associated with. Page 3
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Word From The Gaffa
Welcome to our 3rd issue of Football Fever! I hope you find it interesting and exciting and please feel free to contribute. If you run a team or a club or you just want to write about football then send us your piece and we’ll use it. I’d like to kick off this issue by saying how impressed I am with the quality and standard of the youngsters in and around Wilmslow at all our sessions. I think the fact that the children are starting to play and being coached at a much earlier age is resulting in a much higher standard of player at an earlier age. The work being done at Little Strikers is beginning to reap rewards now with several of our first crop from the class of 2010 playing at professional academies! Such is the impact that even Sky Sports News came along to us in October to film our Saturday morning session which caused quite a stir around the country. As a result we now have parents bringing their children from as far afield as Birmingham and Liverpool! Some of our squad of under 7’s that play at the JJB Tournament is made up of Little Strikers graduates. We’re extremely proud of every player that plays for us but the Little Strikers guys are special! One thing’s for sure, junior football in the area has never been in better shape. Little Strikers, where the story begins! Enjoy Football Fever! Erik Garner
In 1998 an English referee sent himself off after punching one of the players. Page Page 5
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WFA in ACTION
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FA qualified, WFA coach and tennis master. What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Bacon, Sausage, and egg sandwich in the morning. Which coach at WFA is the best lookalike? Jordy, Erik’s son, looks like David Luiz.
Find out a little bit more than you needed to know about the WFA coaches.
If WFA coaches had a 5 aside team, who would be on the bench? Matty Toole. There’s no place for pink boots in my team.
FA qualified, full time WFA coach. Currently playing for Hyde FC in the Blue Square Conference Premier.
MATTY TOOLE (Tooley) FA qualified, WFA coach, two great feet, faster than Theo Walcott., selfless team player. please contact if interested 07865 211 578.
What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Made in Chelsea, the reality programme. Well into it, it’s embarrassing.
What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Spending half an hour in front of the mirror perfecting my quiff.
Which coach at WFA is the best lookalike? Got to say Erik, the Boss, no one believes me when I say it but he is the spitting image of Del Boy from Only Fools and Horses.
Which coach at WFA is the best lookalike? Have to be me as Francis from made in Chelsea
If WFA had a 5 aside football team, who would be on the bench? Matty Toole, his experience in that job role is second to none.
FA qualified, full time WFA coach and Mr Universe 2013.
If WFA coaches had a 5 aside team, who would be on the bench? Tom Johnson - its the position he’s most effective in.
DANNY JOHNSON FA qualified WFA team coach. Talks a great game, always injured.
What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Got to admit it, it would be Sponge bob square pants.
What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? The Overtones, not what you’d expect from a 20 year old lad.
Which coach at WFA is the best lookalike? Browny as Ben Stiller, no explanation needed. Ringer.
Which coach at WFA is the best lookalike? Connor, spitting image of the referee Michael Oliver.
If WFA had a 5 aside football team, who would be on the bench? Danny, he’s always moaning about his ‘severe’ girlie shin splints. Can’t risk bringing him on to bring him straight of again. He’s a liability.
If WFA coaches had a 5 aside team, who would be on the bench? Would have to be Tooley. Come on mate we all get a knock sometimes. Get up and get on with it. Hates a tackle, not what you want in a 5 aside team.
FA qualified, WFA coach and full time gambler. Commonly known in football circles as the poor man’s Micheal Owen. What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? One Direction. Love those boys. Which coach at WFA is the best lookalike? Danny Johnson and the Korean guy from Gangham Style. If WFA coaches had a 5 aside team, who would be on the bench? Tom Johnson, give him more time for bicep curls and much needed calf bulking exercises. Page 9
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School Profile Sport is a big part of life at Gorsey Bank, and of course football is one of our favourite activities! This year the Year 6 team has really excelled. They have won many of their games in the local area. This meant that the team was able to compete in the County Finals. Although the team didn’t win the tournament, everyone involved was a credit to the school! Well done boys. The girls team have also competed in the local schools tournament. This was another fantastic Gorsey Bank performance. Of course,
After school DREAM TEAMS
Gorsey Bank Primary many children who have represented the school have attended WFA sessions, and we are grateful for all their training throughout the year.
Our coaches have chosen their top performers from our various after school football clubs.
Away from football, the school have enjoyed taking part in the athletics competition, and have a tri-golf tournament to look foward to. Best of all, Gorsey Bank have won the local lacross tournament and will now compete in the county finals! All in all, it has been a great year for sport.
GK: Jack Ansell
GK: David VanderLinde
GK: Will Hope
The Year 6 Team
Harvey Bielby Scott Jones
GK: Emily Ancell
GK Adam Abraham
GK: Lewis cook
Zac Murray Stephanie Moss
Henry Kane Evans-Jones Kalton Page 10
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Team: Wilmslow Town Cougars U9’s Favourite Footballer: Ryan Giggs, because of his skills and dribbling. If you’re not a footballer when you’re older what would you like to be? A rugby player, I like all the tough tackling.
Team: Wilmslow Town Cougars U9’s Favourite Footballer: RVP because he’s going to come to City one day. If your not a footballer when you’re older what would you like to be? A tennis player, I play it all ready and I’m quite good at it. Henners is the organiser you need in every team. If he could play football all day every day he would , He’s living proof that practice can make perfect. Team: WFA under 7’s Favourite Footballer: Steven Gerrard, he scores lots of goals and I’m a Liverpool fan. If you’re not a footballer when you’re older what would you like to be? Rugby player because its my favourite sport after football. Freddie is the cog that the machine can’t work without. An unselfish player who can thread passes through the eye of a needle.
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Team: WFA under 7’s Favourite Footballer: Robin Van Persie because he’s scoring lots of goals for United If you’re not a footballer when you’re older what would you like to be? A tennis player, It’s my second favourite sport or a builder. Joe is Mr Cool, calm and collected. His attitude and dribbling ability makes him first choice in any team and wouldn’t look out of place in the Barca side. Page 13
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Questions from WFA. What are your earliest Memories of playing football? On the estate growing up in south London with my mates, pretending to be Paul Ince, John Barnes or Maradona. Who was your sporting idol growing up? Maradona, Mike Tyson. Which five players would you choose to be in your best ever 5-aside team? Maradona, Ronaldo, Messi, Franco Baresi, Edwin Van der Sar. Did you ever attend a place like WFA when you were younger? No but I wish I could have gone to WFA. I played for my uncles team Bloomfields FC where I got spotted by QPR. What’s the best dressing room prank you ever witnessed? In the changing room, Rooney volleyed the ball to Fergie, Ronaldo was under the table, as the Gaffa was about to strike the ball Ronaldo’s arm came from under the table, snatched the ball and the Gaffa took a massive air shot. Is the future looking bright for English football? Wait and see. No reason why we can’t win some major honours soon.
We’ve only interviewed the internationally acclaimed, world famous Manchester United and England centre back. 81 England Caps and counting, England’s youngest ever defender when he made his debut against Cameroon in 1997, record breaking transfer fees, and that’s just the start. It’s fair to say Rio isn’t your ordinary run of the mill central defender, more of a living legend. We were privilaged and honoured to ask him our and your questions.
George Flemming aged 8 Who is the opponent you look forward to playing against the most? None in particular, I only care about winning, I never think about opponents before a game, only after. Ethan Cahill aged 9. Who is your favourite footballer of all time? Maradona James Tomlinson aged 9. Whats the best ever match you’ve played in? The 7-1 win Vs Roma at Old Trafford in the quaters of the champions league. Manager said ‘it was a once in a lifetime game when everything goes right’ William Murray aged 9. If you were the manager of Man U which players would you buy to improve the squad? RONALDO. No one else, just Ronaldo. Ben Tomlinson aged 9. If you were invisible for the day what would you do? Go and watch all rival training sessions and report back to Fergie.
Knowing what you know now, if you could go back in time and give yourself some advice what would it be? It tell myself to spend time and work hard on my weaker foot.
Joseph Barber aged 7. Harry Crouch aged 6. What do you eat and drink before a game and at half time? Chicken and pasta plus a side of mashed potato 3 hours before with strawberry yoghurt/honey, banana, water, energy drinks and coffee. Lots of energy type drinks. Half time - water and energy drinks.
What’s your favourite thing to do with the family when you have time off? Go to the park with the kids, get on the swings and climbing frames. Love that.
Ban Hamilton-Ryan aged 8. What one item would you choose to have with you on a desert island? Just a Football.
Question from our players: Harry Whitmore aged 7 and Lewis Royle Aged 8. Do you prefer playing for your club or country? No preference, I love both. Its an honour to play for England, its tradition to play for your club and an honour knowing that you play for one of the biggest clubs and best supported in the world.
RIO FERDINAND, thank you very much for your answers and insight into the life and mind of a role mode/idol/hero.
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WFA Teams Review
WFA TeAM TALK The Under 7’s What can we say? Its hard to describe the potential of these guys.
There’s nothing better than a Saturday morning trip to the Soccerdome to watch these boys go toe to toe with some of the best footballers in the area. A lot has happened since the last issue of football fever. The tournaments over the summer were a massive success, not just in regards to result but also the organisation and the experience gained for the boys who competed. Its fair to say they more than held their own, gaining many fans along the way.
For what was then the under 7’s (now the under 8’s) the tournaments were very successful reaching the semi finals, unfortunately just missing out on a final after a dubious point awarding system. Well done to all the boys and thanks to the parents for your on going support.
As with the Under 8’s all four Under 7’a teams are highly regarded at the Soccerdome and results are more than often very positive. The most impressive attribute of all four teams is the way they play the game. Not just looking to run with the ball but always looking to make the best decision for the team, more often than not, resulting in some very easy on the eye passing football. Star Trainers: Seb Evans, Oscar Lynn MVP’s: True Grant, Woody Brown
Now onto the current crop, The evening sessions are the ones any coach looks forward to, great players, great attitudes and great entertainment.
The Under 8’s
Try and stop them at your peril!
Through all four teams that compete at the soccer dome, these boys never fail to impress. With an emphasis on team and individual performance more so than the match result, you can see the players flourish. Each week it’s exciting, it’s nerve wrecking but it’s also a pleasure to watch these ever developing youngsters put into practice everything they’ve learnt at training and their back yards. As it was last year, the top teams at the Soccerdome always include the WFA boys, the A team with almost 100% win record and the others not far behind. ‘Its becoming slightly addictive.’ Star Trainers: James Wright, Josh Chalk MVP’s: Harley Dullaghan, Harry Whitmore.
Under 8’s Striker/midfielder Most Like: Chichorito Attributes:
Attack 100 Defence 80 Skill 100 Speed 98 Attitude 100
As I’m sure anyone who has been involved with junior football will agree, there’s one thing that can always be garanteed, inconsistent performances, and as long as this is understood, what we can ensure is that the players will continue to enjoy themselves and learn something new every time they play. Enjoyment, development and progression. Go on the Boys!! WFA Team Training nights: Monday 6pm - 7pm
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What’s different today for kids playing sport compared to when you were younger? All the coaching. When we were younger we were given a massive pitch and left to our own devices. Now it’s all much better, small sided games and better coaching.
STEVE HEWITT Father of Cieran
If you could choose three dinner guests dead or alive, who would they be? Eric Cantona for comedy, Sir Fergie because he’s an absolute United legend and Charlotte Jackson of Sky Sports News for something to look at. What sport did you play when you were younger? Tennis and netball were the main ones, playing tennis for the county and captaining the netball team.
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Who were your role models growing up? My Dad has to be one, ex Rochdale and Hyde United player, I’ve got a room full of newspaper articles of his that are great to look back on. What’s different today for kids playing sport compared to when you were younger? They start being scouted a lot younger these days, like Joseph at age 4, and better coaching opportunities like WFA KATE NEWMAN Mother of Jo Jo and Ben
If you could choose three dinner guests dead or alive, who would they be? Balotelli, Beckham for his face, and Keith Lemon for comedy. What sport did you play when you were younger? Gymnastics was my main sport, other than that I just played the usual, netball, hockey - which helps understand football a little easier these days. What’s different today for kids playing sport compared to when you were younger? We used to go out and play sport in the park then walk back alone in the dark without care or worry... slightly different these days.
DAWN PATTEN Mother of Matty and Freddie
If you could choose three dinner guests dead or alive, who would they be? Bill Shankly, I’m an LFC fan, I’d also like to quiz him on the ‘football more important than life’ quote. Michael Parkinson, for some name dropping stories and anecdotes, and John Bishop for scouse banter. Page 21
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James has been with us for nearly a year now and has developed into a important coach at WFA. He compares himself to Petr Cech, the Chelsea goalie, because he’s brave! Your right James your definitely brave to have that hair do.
A quick look and a brief insight into the next generation of WFA Coaches, most of whom were once coached at WFA themselves.
No one’s quite sure what Patrick does at WFA, but he turns up every Saturday. A key figure in his Wilmslow Town Team, he is now also a top young coach and has big future with us. Compares himself to Fernando Torres, enough said.
BESCO! What can we say. Banter-less but brilliant. Tom has been with us for nearly two years now and has proved his worth. Maturing into a fine young coach. He and Jordy have built the little strikers pitch up to what it is today.
With the help of Tom, Jordy has turned the Little Strikers pitch into the place to be on a Saturday. Being the boss’s son he’s got coaching in his veins, evident in the kids faces and massive turn outs.
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Fishy’s Physio Files
Management of Acute soft Tissue Injuries
A soft tissue injury is a connective tissue injury that may involve muscle, ligament, tendon, capsular structures and/or cartilaginous structures. It can be argued that the most important period in terms of minimising the effects of an injury, and helping to make the rehabilitation process easier, is how that injury is managed in the first 48 hours. There is no doubt that injuries and the subsequent prognosis for recovery can be made longer with inappropriate management during this time. Below is a guide which has been used in sport to inform players as to how they should manage their symptoms from the time their injury occurs.
Things TO DO: The PRICE principle:
These guidelines should be applied only after the patient has been examined and the possibility of severe injury has been ruled out. DO NOT hesitate to seek the advice of a qualified physiotherapist who can provide further information about how to manage your injury. If a severe injury is suspected, the injured person should be referred immediately to either an A/E department or an experienced practitioner in the management of soft tissue injuries (In practice this usually means a chartered physiotherapist with experience in the treatment of sports injuries or a sports medicine practitioner). Signs of severe injury include:
• severe pain which does not subside
• immediate and profuse swelling
• extreme loss of function
Rest - as guided by your physiotherapist
• guarding, or unusual or false motion
Ice - treat 20 minutes every two hours with an ice pack wrapped in a damp towel to avoid burn
• noises (grating / cracking) at injury site.
If in doubt, consult an expert!
Protection - immobilize injury wherever possible, if appropriate this may include the use of crutches, slings or a brace
Compression - with strapping or tubi-grip, DO NOT wear over night Elevation - keep injured area above the level of your heart wherever possible.
The cream of the crop of WFA old boys now lighting up Junior Football at Wilmslow Town FC.
George is Wilmslow’s version of Sergio Ramos. A top class, easy on the eye defender, with a fine array of passing, with the ability of picking out his team mates from 50+ yards. Which famous footballer you are most like? Xavi – because of his intelligent passing range. Describe yourself as a footballer in 3 words? Defender, Tough and Quick. What advice would you give someone to be as good as you are at football? To practice lots and to never give up.
JOE SACKS Joe is an skilful player with a shot not to get in the way of. He’s an essential addition to any team, scoring and creating goals, and doing it with style. Which famous footballer you are most like? Juan Mata – because of his pace, he is an exciting player on the ball. Describe yourself as a footballer in 3 words? Skilful, Quick and Clever. What advice would you give someone to be as good as you are at football? Be determined, and be unselfish.
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Bert Trautman of Manchester City played the FA Cup Final with a broken neck. Page 25
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The DAILY DRIBBLE.
General updates and news from our youngest superstars. We’ll be documenting all the gossip, who’s been steeling who’s Haribo, who’s been spotted stumbling out of Crech late in the afternoon and who’s been bought the latest fashion accessories .
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One of our favourite Little Strikers, Joel, was this week spotted making his debut for Man City after a multi million pound move on deadline day. Ok so maybe he didn’t make a multi million pound move but Joel and his brother were both mascots at the Etihad Stadium for the Man City game Vs Liverpool. Go on Joel!
WFA Little Strikers and the Mulberry Bush Cafe Wilmslow have teamed up. At every session during the week one lucky player and their family will win a trip to the Mulberry Bush Cafe, the local cafe for all the stars complete with play area and toys. Wahoo! You’ll be treated like a Premiership Star, indulging in a free meal and soft drinks with no paperazzi in sight.
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If you could choose one Chicker and Kicker to be on your team in a cup final, who would it be and why? Heather, because she’d keep the opposition distracted with her chat. If you could compare yourself to a footballer, who would it be and why? Ryan Giggs, because he’s the eldest on the team like myself.
Rooney was apparently seen at the Superbowl Can you find where WAZZA was sitting.?
HOODY’s TRAVELS In each issue of Football Fever someone has a chance to win a Brand New Hoody! All you have to do is post a picture of yourself in your WFA hoody, somewhere in the world. Post it on our Facebook page, or tweet us at @wfa2001.
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The most interesting photo will win and be printed in the next issue. Last issue’s winner was Charlie with this photo:
FOOTBALL TRIVIA In what year were subs first used to replace injured players in league matches? Think you know the answer? Then fill in the form to the right and hand it to Erik. There’ll be a prize draw from the correct answers before the next issue to see who will win a selection of WFA Merchandise
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