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ISFA UNDER-16 REPRESENTATIVE TEAM

ISFA U16 SQUAD TO PLAY ESSEX

The following squad has been selected to represent ISFA U16s against Essex on Sunday 13th October. 

Players are asked to arrive at Brentwood School (Middleton Hall Ln, Brentwood CM15 8EE) at 0945 for an 1130. All players will need to arrive in full school uniform. Full match kit will be provided but players should bring full ISFA tracksuit (if owned) and water bottles. All players must confirm availability to Adam Lowe (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before Friday 27th September, or a replacement will be called up.

All players involved at Oakham and for ISFA U15s last year are considered “non-travelling reserves” and will be contacted if players withdraw from the squad.

Theo Mara
Romey Eccles-Meoded
Lewis Lavin
Luca Boast
Max Delyfer
Henry Swann
Ben Vickers
Tarun Rohilla
Isaiah Corrie
Harry Ford
Dylan Lowther
Harrison Clayden
Oliver McFadyen
Jamie Anderson
Jonah Blake
Joe O'Pray
Daniel Rose
William Couch

 

OAKHAM ACADEMY FESTIVAL 2019

DAY 3: 1st AUGUST 2019

Oakham Tournament Semi-Final
ISFA U16 0 Stoke 2
ISFA came up against a strong Stoke side who would go on to win the tournament.  Despite several opportunities to take the lead, ISFA went 0-2 down after Stoke capitalised on 2 mistakes. However, in the second half, ISFA came out all guns blazing and really should have taken the game to at least penalties after creating several clear cut chances. A very impressive display.

3rd Place Play-off
ISFA U16 1 Bristol City 2
In a physical encounter, ISFA impressed immediately with some lovely passages of play, again creating several chances to take the lead.  However, Bristol were clinical on the counter and took two chances well on the break. ISFA continued the pressure in the second half and Will Couch pulled a goal back from inside the area. ISFA then pushed for the equaliser but it wasn't to be as Bristol nearly added to their lead on the break.

This was a very enjoyable and hugely impressive opening to the the ISFA U16s 2019/20 season.  

DAY 2: 31st JULY 2019

ISFA U16 1 St. Kevin's 0
In the first game on Day 2 of the Oakham Tournament, ISFA produced an impressive display, creating several chances. Max Bustamante secured the win from the penalty spot after Theo Mara was upended in the area.

ISFA U16 1 Bristol City 2
ISFA took the lead against a strong Bristol City side after Paddy Jokowidjaja was brought down by the 'keeper and then converted from the spot. However, Bristol equalised just before half time and went on to take the lead and threaten throughout the second half.

ISFA U16 1 Colchester 2
Will Couch gave ISFA the lead with the third penalty of the day after he was brought down in the area.  As tiredness set in, a physically impressive Colchester side pressed aggressively and took advantage of tired legs to secure the win.

ISFA U16 3 Peterborough 0
In the final game of the day, ISFA dug deep to produce a very encouraging attacking performance.  Will Couch scored from the spot, Paddy Jokowidjaja won the ball high up and calmly finished for the second and then Couch scored a superb individual effort to round off the scoring.

ISFA secured qualification for the semi-finals and will play Stoke on Thursday morning for the chance to play in the final for 2 years running.

DAY 1: 30th JULY 2019

ISFA U16 0 Stoke 0
In the opening game of the Oakham tournament and their first ever game together, ISFA U16s put in an encouraging performance against a strong Stoke side. Gradually growing into the game, goalkeeper Daniel Rose put in a man of the match performance to keep the scores level.

ISFA U16 1 Port Vale 0
In a very impressive 2nd game, ISFA sealed the win with a superb passage of play. Regaining the ball on the halfway line, excellent one touch combination play ended up with a precision pass releasing Jamie Anderson who calmly slid the ball home from the right.

ISFA 2 Go-Pro Dubai 0
In the final game of the day, a tired ISFA side finally clicked in the 2nd period with William Couch scoring a superb individual effort and the win was secured when Max Bustamante cut in from the left to slot the ball home.


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SFA U16 UPDATE FOR 2019-20

With the end of the ISFA U15 season, focus now moves to the U16s for the 2019/20 season.  The U16 season kicks off at the end of July with a training camp at Oakham (invites have already been sent out).  Space is limited so we were unfortunately not able to invite everyone.  However, everyone involved from the U15 season is very much viewed as part of the "U16 squad" and all players will be considered for future fixtures and camps this season.

If a player is considered of "exceptional talent" (high level academy) by his Head of Football and was not involved in the ISFA U15s squads, the Head of Football should contact the U16 National Team manager, Adam Lowe directly (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Fixtures are currently being arranged as follows:

2019-20 Fixtures

July/August 2019
Oakham Camp 

Sunday 13th October
ISFA U16 vs. Essex
Brentwood School (11:30)

Sunday 10th November 2019
ISFA U16 Boys vs. Kent Schools
City of London School playing fields (11:30)

11th - 12th December 2019
St. George's Park Camp

Sunday 12th January 2020
ISFA U16 Boys vs. Australia Schools
Shrewsbury School (14:00)

February
Fixture TBC

March
Fixture TBC

All details of opponents and timings will be updated on this page and in the ISFA diary when they are confirmed (https://www.isfa.org.uk/isfa-diary/monthcalendar/

In the meantime, if you do have any questions or would like to chat anything through, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Adam Lowe.

 

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