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Joga Futsal start 2019 in style with tournament win in Italy

  Joga Futsal Club in Glasgow began their 2019 in some style, winning the The U13 Fenice Venezia F5 Futsal Cup in Venice. &n...

Stephen McManus | The sky is the limit for Motherwell youngsters

Stephen McManus believes Motherwell have done all the right things to deliver a successful youth academy. McManus was part of the Scotland...

David James | Timing the key to youth success

Former England goalkeeper David James believes that money has its pros and cons for youth development, but thinks the modern game allows young...

GoFitba project receives positive interim report

  The GoFitba project, established by the Scottish Football Partnership Trust, has received glowing reviews from parents, coaches and...

Scottish FA Youth Cup - Quarter Final draw 2018/19

  The draw for the quarter finals of the Scottish FA Youth Cup has been made at Hampden.   The draw will see holders Hib...

  • Joga Futsal start 2019 in style with tournament win in Italy

  • Stephen McManus | The sky is the limit for Motherwell youngsters

  • David James | Timing the key to youth success

  • GoFitba project receives positive interim report

  • Scottish FA Youth Cup - Quarter Final draw 2018/19

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Bio: 
 
Pauline Hamill has had a glittering football career as a strker, which saw her smash all previous records to achieve her 100th Scotland international cap in 2007. With Celtic, Hibs, Spartans and Kilmarnock on her CV in Scotland - she also played in England for Doncaster Belles and Blackburn and finally in Iceland for IBV. 
 
Now she answers five questions on his youth career for YFS...
 


1. Which clubs did you play for in your youth career?
I played for Craigburn Boys Club and Coltness Ladies in my youth and then Cumbernauld (I was still a youth player playing in a womens league).
 
2. Who were the best players you played with and against during your youth career?
The best players i played with and against in my youth were Kate Mitchell, Linda Brown, Debbie McWhinnie.
 
3. Who were your role models as a young player?
Ryan Giggs was and still is my role model.
 
4. Who was your favourite coach at youth level?
The best coaches i have ever had were Bill Munro and Shelley Valle - at any level of football. Cumbernauld LFC coaches where i spent 13 years as a player.
 
5. If you had one piece of advice to today’s generation of youth football players, what would it be?
To have the best time ever, practice lots, have fun with your friends and listen to your coaches.