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Story added: 11th April 2018

The EPDC tour as-it-happens...

Our Boys Football Development Programme EPDC U13-16s are on tour!

Keep up-to-date with all the latest on their three day tour of the South Coast with our very own dedicated feed…

Day One

15.30: The boys have arrived in Bournemouth and the first set of fixtures are now underway!

The squads lineup against Bournemouth

Day Two

09.00 – Coach update

All age groups are now up, fed and on their way to today’s fixtures against Brighton & Hove Albion FC. 

Today’s games are to be played at the very impressive Amex Elite Performance Centre which is also home to the Brighton & Hove Albion senior sides.

Following the games, all squads will be taking part in a stadium tour of the Amex Stadium.

Good luck, lads!” – Dan Goffin.

1.00: Hello Amex!

The young squads have arrived at Brighton & Hove Albion’s official stadium.

2.00: Views!

The boys are enjoying the ground tour in Brighton.

2.45: Coach update

U15s have won 6-1. Highlights were a Colby Watts 5 minute hat trick and Jack Gorman who saved a penalty.

“U16s played most of the second half with 10 players and ended up losing 6-4 – a valiant effort. The lads are doing a much needed cool down with Ray.” Shaun Howes

Looking around the Amex Stadium..

Day Three

08.30 – Coach update

The boys are up and preparing to depart for today’s games against Eastleigh FC from the National League (formerly the conference to most). They will then have a stadium tour of the Vitality Stadium.

“A tough day ahead with some very tired legs after the first two games but as always the lads will give their all to showcase themselves in the best light.” Dan Goffin

16.00 – Fixtures vs Eastleigh FC

Talking tactics!

17.00 – Ground tour of the Vitality Stadium

21.00: Fun at Brighton Seafront

Timings

Thursday 12th April AM
Depart Carrow Road
Thursday 12th April PM
Fixtures vs Bournemouth
Friday 13th April AM
Fixtures vs Brighton
Friday 13th April PM
Amex Stadium Ground Tour
Friday 13th April PM
Quiz night at hotel
Saturday 14th April AM
Fixtures vs Eastleigh FC
Saturday 14th April PM
Vitality Stadium Ground Tour
Sunday 15th April AM
Beach Olympics - Boscombe Beach
Sunday 15th April PM
Depart Bournemouth
Sunday 15th April est 6pm
Arrive Carrow Road