New CQFC coach Ray Wood. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin
New CQFC coach Ray Wood. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin Allan Reinikka

CQ football kicks-on, plans in place for 2014

WELL plans are full steam ahead over the next few weeks putting plans in place for season 2014.

We have started putting in all of our pre-season plans for all squads for next season which include boys, girls, women's and men's NPL teams.

It is going to be a very exciting time for CQFC next season due to having a full girls and women's section of the club.

I am very passionate about the girl's and women's game for many reasons; one being a father to a four-year-old girl who is very passionate about football like her father and also during 2011-12 season back in the UK I was involved with both Leicester City's Girls Centre of Excellence and also coached the Women's first team for one season, in which we gained automatic promotion to the Premier League at the first shot.

We will be starting trials for both the girls and boys side of the club during October 2013 and if you are interested in trialling for our teams or if you have a daughter or son who have the desire to compete at NPL level and maybe move onto A League or international level in the future then please contact the club for more details

Another important piece of the picture I have been working on since the start of my reign at CQFC has been to install a mini academy for 5-10-year-olds.

My dream is to allow every boy and girl within CQ to have the opportunity to play football for no cost two to three times a week.

And if they wish to do so still register with a local club who will then further complement this by offering an extra night of training. We are in the final stages of this amazing project and will be announcing our great plans to the CQ community in the coming weeks, and this again will only complement the great work the local clubs are currently doing in and around CQ.

We will have more news to come next week regarding our Junior Academy as well for 12-16 years which we also have some very exciting news.

I hope everyone around CQ is getting as excited as I am for the start of the new season in 2014 and we will be announcing the seniors plans for pre-season fixtures in the next week.

So hopefully we can draw out our fans to support us as our men and women start the long road ahead of a busy pre-season plan.

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