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Community Coaching Link-up

16 January 2014

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PLYMOUTH Argyle Football in the Community Trust is delighted to forge a partnership with Devon based sports coaching organisation Shear Soccer.

Shear Soccer is run by Adam Shearer and has worked on several projects with clubs, schools and youth organisations over the last 15 years in Devon.

The main aims of the link are to increase and expand on the opportunities that are available to youngsters in the Devon area through Argyle and Shear Soccer.  Through a new fund Plymouth Argyle Football in the Community Trust has received it will offer the opportunity for schools and community groups the opportunity to high quality sports provisions and curriculum based programmes through Shear Soccer and Plymouth Argyle.
 
Former Argyle midfielder Kevin Wills will be instrumental in the link and will be actively involved in the provisions delivery throughout Devon.

Shearer said: “As a coaching organisation we are excited by the prospects of linking up with Plymouth Argyle Community Trust to offer further provisions in the local community.”
 
Argyle Community Trust Manager Mark Lovell said: “Firstly we are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Shear Soccer to develop community activities and provisions within Devon. Through the fund we will be able to offer schools and community groups the opportunity to be involved within a professional club and be involved in some excellent provisions that link into government agendas and the national curriculum.

“We currently operate in over 70 schools in Cornwall and Devon and our aim is to ensure that we can provide this service to other areas of Devon that will ensure young people and families get the opportunity to experience these provisions.

“With Adam Shearer and Kevin Wills driving this programme I’m certain that schools and community groups will hugely benefit from their expertise.”

For more information on the Plymouth Argyle Football in the Community Trust and Shear Soccer please contact Kevin Wills on 01752 562561 ext 4

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