‘There are more Jamie Vardys in non-league’
Jamie Vardy has already got his hands on a Premier League winners’ medal and the Football Writers Association Player of the Year award, and on Sunday could also claim the top flight’s golden boot. All this just four years after the Yorkshireman had helped Fleetwood Town to win the Conference... Read more
UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Three
Read the latest part of our guide to the UEFA B Coaching Course, written by JBFC head coach Jamie Bradbury. Day three was a case for the defence.. UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Three The day began in the classroom as we looked back at tutor Colin Reid’s... Read more
UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Two
Read the latest part of our guide to the UEFA B Coaching Course, written by JBFC head coach Jamie Bradbury. UEFA B Coaching Course – Day Two After cramming in so much on day one of the UEFA B Coaching Course, we began by reviewing the content we’d looked at so far... Read more
Roy Hodgson’s proudest moment of 2015: Leading England against France at Wembley
With a record of played ten, won seven, drawn two and lost just one, Roy Hodgson can look back at 2015 with satisfaction. The England manager guided his team to Euro 2016 with a perfect record and has seen a solid pool of 33 players perform with consistency. But... Read more
The England 100-club will soon have a new member. Wayne Rooney was just 17 years old when he made his senior debut as a substitute at Upton Park and became the Three Lions’ youngest ever player, breaking a 124-year record. Eleven-and-a-half years on, the 29-year-old is set reach his... Read more
St. George’s Park impresses David Beckham
David Beckham admitted he was amazed by the facilities at St. George’s Park and said it’s a “dream” place for England’s players to train.  On his first visit to the national football centre in Staffordshire, the former Three Lions captain was impressed with the facilities, which include 12 external... Read more
Steven Gerrard retires from international football
Steven Gerrard admitted his decision to retire from international duty was “one of the toughest” of his career but the skipper loked back fondly at his 14-year England career. And while he says he would love to be able to continue playing for his country, with Champions League football... Read more
The Youth Award Module 2 got me back in the mood for coaching courses and ready for what would, to date, be my biggest challenge in coaching – the UEFA B Licence. I had wanted to get on the course ever since I picked up the bug on the Level 2... Read more
Jamie has taken his next steps along the coaching pathway and is now working towards the UEFA B coaching licence… January’s Youth Award Module 2 got me back in the mood for coaching courses and ready for what would, to date, be my biggest challenge in coaching – the UEFA B... Read more
Youth Award Module 2 – Course Blog
Jamie completed The FA Youth Award Module 2 ‘Developing the Practice’ in January 2014. To learn more about this four-day course and what is involved, click on the links below… Day One – The Practice Spectrum Day Two – Developing Skill Day Three – Practice Makes Permanent Day Four –... Read more