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Club Academy Scotland players given the school football green light

  A statement on the Scottish Schools FA website read:   The Scottish Schools FA is pleased to announce that...

Future Pro USA announce Edinburgh trial event

Ever fancied playing in the USA? Every year up and coming Scottish youth players are making the trip across the pond to combine their studies with ...

YFS previews the IFA U17 World Cup

  The countdown is on until the inaugural International Futsal Alliance World Cup. The event kicks off on Tuesday (6th September) at ...

Five young Scots breaking through in England

Ethan Hamilton (Manchester United) – A long-term servant to Hutchison Vale, the Edinburgh-born midfielder signed a deal with the Manches...

Find new players or a friendly match

The close season is here and teams across Scotland seek new players and friendly matches. The YFS Clubfinder tool helps make those matches. - To ...

  • Club Academy Scotland players given the school football green light

  • Future Pro USA announce Edinburgh trial event

  • YFS previews the IFA U17 World Cup

  • Five young Scots breaking through in England

  • Find new players or a friendly match

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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.