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Max Childs




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Max, from Plympton, attends Hele’s school.

Max joined Argyle’s Academy at the age of 9 - he was scouted by Dan Herring, Argyle's Technical Development Coach playing at Goals Soccer School in Plymstock. Max has been coached by Rhys Wilmot, the club’s first team and Academy goalkeeping coach for the last eight years whilst progressing through the age groups.

During his time in the Academy Max has attended the Milk Cup/Super Cup on three occasions and was part of the successful squad that came third in 2014, losing 2-1 to Corinthians in the semi-final. Max has represented Plymouth Schoolboys at U11 (runners up in the national cup), U14 and U15 age groups. Last season Max had international recognition being selected to train for a two-day England goalkeeping camp for the U15s. Max has already made 10 appearances for the U18s in the Youth Alliance League last season showing his capabilities to make important saves using his quick reflexes along with his technical ability on the floor when playing out from the back.