Posted on Nov 21
GUELPH, November 21, 2008- Guelph Soccer announced today a partnership with GolTV, Canada’s only 24-hour soccer channel to bring Canadian women’s national team captain Christine Sinclair, and Toronto FC captain Jim Brennan to Guelph as part of the Future Footballers community program.
Sinclair and Brennan, along with Paul James, GolTV analyst and former national team player and coach, will run a skill development clinic at the Guelph soccer dome on January 17th, 2009. The GolTV Future Footballers program will provide our young players with an opportunity for hands on instruction from Sinclair, Brennan and James, and is an exciting addition to the growing list of soccer playing opportunities available at Guelph Soccer.
“I am looking forward to meeting the young future soccer stars in Guelph, “ said Sinclair. “I’m excited to see the talent and energy that the Guelph soccer community has to offer”.
“Since the opening of the new indoor facility, we have seen a huge increase in participation in both indoor league play, and our skill development programs. The GolTV Future Footballers program is an exciting addition to our menu of soccer playing activities and, I believe will enhance the growing reputation of Guelph Soccer as an exciting and fun place to play the wonderful game of soccer”, said Alan Gould, Executive Director, Guelph Soccer.
About Guelph Soccer
Guelph Soccer has been in existence since 1966, and offers a full range of soccer playing opportunities year round. The club has over 4200 members and offers outdoor and indoor youth and adult recreational play, outdoor youth competitive and a Centre of Excellence skill development program for all skill levels within the club. The club also partners with Kids Ability to host an Adapted Soccer program for children with special needs within our community, and is working at developing further community focused programs.
GolTV is Canada’s only 24-hour sports network dedicated exclusively to soccer. Led by live coverage of the world's best teams and best players, GolTV delivers 1,000 games a year – more than you'll see anywhere else. With live league action from Spain, Germany, Colombia, Uruguay and Ecuador, GolTV is home to soccer's biggest stars. During the lead-up to the 2010 World Cup, GolTV has exclusive coverage of qualifying matches for the Italian and German national teams as well as extensive coverage of qualifying matches from the South American region. GolTV is home to some of Europe’s top tournaments including Italy’s Coppa Italia series and Spain’s Copa del Rey tournament. GolTV’s original programming is led by Extra Time, a weekly show dedicated to Canadian soccer. Experience soccer online at www.goltv.ca.
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