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Oct 20

@NCLCollege @ScottBullockNCL A great read and insight into how we're changing young lives together! 👏

Oct 17

@NewcPanthers Fantastic to see you all back on the pitch 🙌 Looking forward to kicking off the new season together!

Oct 16

𝗪𝗶𝗻 𝗮𝗻 #NUFC 𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗹 ⚽️✍️ Play the 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗗𝗿𝗮𝘄 before half-time at #NEWMUN to be in wi… https://t.co/AdbGO2ZbOH

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Andy Dobby Appointed Foundation Football Development Manager

Andy Dobby has been appointed as the Foundation’s new Football Development Manager.

Andy will lead the plan to sustain and grow football participation over the next three years. He will manage the football development team that delivers term time and holiday soccer schools, advanced coaching, college and university football coaching and the Foundation’s specific girls and disability talent pathways. He will also lead on coach education for all Foundation coaching staff and volunteers.

After spending schoolboy years playing at the NUFC Academy, Andy was an apprentice footballer with Darlington FC between 2006 and 2008 before taking on a sessional coaching role with the Foundation in 2008 while studying and playing local non-league football.

He took on the role of a full-time community coach in 2011 working on a range of Foundation programmes before becoming Football Development Officer in 2014.

Andy has also coached at the Academy for the last seven years, and is currently Head Coach of the Under 10 age group. He is also a coach educator for the FA and afPE, delivering a range of coaching qualifications.


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