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6 hours ago, AFC Halifax said:

Notice Fylde have just signed someone from Kidderminster who is at the Vardy Academy this week 

We may be doing the same thing..........latest rumour..

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24 minutes ago, eddies mate said:

We may be doing the same thing..........latest rumour..

If we can he would be a great signing.

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Just now, olitheshayman said:

Great players are not like instant mash! 

The are when they smash it into the back of the net though...

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3 hours ago, greg45 said:

The are when they smash it into the back of the net though...

 

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46 minutes ago, mj85 said:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2017/06/19/jamie-vardys-quest-next-jamie-vardy-lands-non-league-striker/

Danny Newton gets a move to Stevenage after attending the V9 academy. Would imagine Stevenage were already well aware of him.

Wouldn't surprise me since they're starting to look into non-league for their strikers (Matty Godden from Ebbsfleet last summer)

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The players on the V9 academy should be on the radar of football league clubs regardless of anything Vardy has put his name to. I thought it may have been something Evostik or lower players could use as a vehicle for progression 

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On 2017-6-7 15:45:22, olitheshayman said:

Still can't quite square the circle that the V9 Academy is trying to find the next Jamie Vardy whilst removing the whole flipping process that made Jamie Vardy the player he is. 

The reason why Vards is starting up top for England ahead of the likes of Sturridge, Rashford, Welbeck, Carroll and co. is that he never got anything too young. He had to gain some humility and embrace his love for the game and, most importantly, develop a phenomenal work ethic and willingness to win before he began to rise up. 

There's no way he'll unearth any player fit to lace his boots by encouraging players to just sign their first big professional contract. Great players are not like instant mash! They require development and what better way than by just toughing it out in our brilliantly competitive British leagues?

Late to this, but absolutely spot on.

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46 minutes ago, Pliny Harris said:

Late to this, but absolutely spot on.

How?

Vardy was at Stocksbridge, Halifax and Fleetwood. The Shay has good facilities, and I dare say Fleetwood has too. Vardy was hardly slumming it.

Newton has been at Barwell, Hinckley, Nuneaton (got binned when Louis Moult came in) Leamington and Tamuff. Fair to say he's grafted and 'toughed it out', no? 

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On 06/06/2017, 09:01:26, olitheshayman said:

Set up Deano's header against Droylsden to make it 2-0 in the FA cup, prompting one Mr. Farrell to vault the advertising hoardings. 

The Glenn Hoddle Academy was worth every penny. 

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On ‎06‎/‎06‎/‎2017‎ ‎09‎:‎01‎:‎26, olitheshayman said:

Set up Deano's header against Droylsden to make it 2-0 in the FA cup, prompting one Mr. Farrell to vault the advertising hoardings. 

The Glenn Hoddle Academy was worth every penny. 

Didn't realize Dennis was a product of the Hoddle Academy

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11 hours ago, mj85 said:

How?

Vardy was at Stocksbridge, Halifax and Fleetwood. The Shay has good facilities, and I dare say Fleetwood has too. Vardy was hardly slumming it.

Newton has been at Barwell, Hinckley, Nuneaton (got binned when Louis Moult came in) Leamington and Tamuff. Fair to say he's grafted and 'toughed it out', no? 

Was at a junior tournament over at Fleetwood last weekend Sir Alex Fergerson opened there training ground last year and said it's as good as any facility in the Premier league it's an amazing complex it's the way forward for developing players .

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