Youngsters selected for SFA school

SFA visit to Amsoccer.
SFA visit to Amsoccer.
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FOUR players from Cupar-based AMsoccer have been selected to join the SFA’s first performance school.

Only 12 players have been selected from Fife and Tayside area.

The four young AMsoccer players now attend the SFA Performance School at St John’s High School in Dundee and train before and after school as the SFA attempts to revolutionise Scottish football.

Another AMsoccer player Jonathan Cartwright, has been selected for training with the national under 16 group and is part of Dundee United’s performance programme at St John’s.

AMSoccer founder and managing director Austin MacPhee said: “It was the statistic of four out of 12 players being from AMsoccer which attracted Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan to have a look at our programme.

“It’s exciting for everyone involved with AMsoccer to have players connected with the national programme.

“I think this is the highlight of our six years and proves that AMsoccer is an organisation which puts young players on the right pathway to achieve their dreams.”

He added: “All the boys have done fantastically well to achieve this and we are glad they combine elite sport with their academic studies.”