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'Little miss Messi' wins SWPL young player of the year

16 year old Erin Cuthbert of Rangers' ladies has been announced as the winner of the Scottish Women's Premier League (SWPL) Young Player of...

Win! Your choice of four top pairs of boots

Youth Football Scotland is running a fantastic competition this Christmas, in association with Pro Direct Soccer. To enter, simply see the instruct...

Drumchapel host football festival in aid of SiMBA

  Sunday 23rd November 2014 saw Drumchapel United host their first charity tournament, to raise funds for the Simpson's M...

The Costa Daurada Easter Cup - experience the dream with Soccer Tours

Costa Daurada Easter Cup 2015 (2nd-5th April 2015)   Still looking for an Easter tournament for your team? Let Soccer Tours sort y...

TWS Scottish Youth FA Cup - R4 Results roundup & R5 draw

  The weekend of 15th/16th November 2014 saw Scottish Cup fever hit the country, with dozens of fourth round (last 32) ties played ac...

  • 'Little miss Messi' wins SWPL young player of the year

  • Win! Your choice of four top pairs of boots

  • Drumchapel host football festival in aid of SiMBA

  • The Costa Daurada Easter Cup - experience the dream with Soccer Tours

  • TWS Scottish Youth FA Cup - R4 Results roundup & R5 draw

'Little miss Messi' (@erincuthbert_) of @RFC_Ladies wins @SWPL Young player of the year. @josephjamesy00 reports @ youthfootballscotland.co.uk/west-region/it… 11 hours ago
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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.