Supporting BACFC, improve your knowledge

Over the coming weeks there are a few events for players, parents and officials to attend and enjoy.  Full details are below:

Scotland v Holland

Scotland's Women’s National Team is playing EURO 2017 hosts, The Netherlands, in an international challenge match in Livingston on Thursday 20 October.  

The team recently qualified for the Euros for the first time and this is their first game since. great opportunity to see what will be an tough and entertaining game.

Tickets are £5 for adults and £2 for children and can be bought on the night.

Positive Coaching Scotland

There are a few PCS events coming up.  PCS aims to encourage us all to think about our actions and the impact these have.

ALL team CPOs are encouraged to go and keep their knowledge up to date.  Additionally as many officials from teams are welcome to attend.  The more knowledge we have in this area the better.

There is also a parents event on the same night.

Officials event is 15th November, 19:30 - 21:00pm, at Tynecastle. 
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Parents event is 15th November, 18:00 - 19:00pm, at Tynecastle. 
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South East Regional conference

South East regional conference is being held on the new facility at the Oriam on 12th November 09:30 to 16:00

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Looking for as many coaches to attend this as possible and increase their knowledge.  I'm sure everyone attending will benefit and be able to improve their knowledge.

Guest speakers are:
Gonçalo Nunes – S.L. Benfica
Head of International Youth Football at S.L. Benfica FC.   He is a UEFA A Licence holder and has been coaching youth footballers for over 20 years.  As part of his role heading up the clubs international programme, Goncalo spends a lot of time on the road, delivering presentations and conferences to coaches and clubs around the world.

Jorge Cordeiro – S.L. Benfica
Jorge Cordeiro is a former Benfica player now coaching at the clubs youth academy.  He supports Goncalo with Benfica’s individual player development programme for all youth age group teams and is head coach of the clubs U15 side.  A central midfield player during his playing days, Jorge represented Portugal at youth level on 45 occasions, winning the European Championships at U16 level.