STFX Soccer Academy – Italia – England – 2010

The St. Francis Xavier female squad were given the opportunity to travel to Italy and England for a Professional Academy experience.

  • From October 13-24 the female academy team played and trained with some of the top european groups throughout thier time in the soccer mad nations of Italy and England.
  • The competition included matches versus Roma, Torino, Chalton Athletic and Enfield FC.
FX at the Olympic stadium in Rome

FX at the Olympic stadium in Rome

Charlton Athletic Ladies and our FX Ladies

Charlton Athletic Ladies and our FX Ladies

Half time talk at the Torino Stadium

Half time talk at the Torino Stadium

 

The results were as follows:

AC Roma 2 – FX Academy 4

Torino Calcio 4 – FX Academy 0

Enfield FC 0 – FX Academy 4

Charlton Athletic 4 – FX Academy 1

Highlights included:

  • 4 Matches
  • Pre competition training camp at the official Italian National team’s Borghesiano facilities in Roma.
  • Training sessions with Fulham and Juventus Academy Staff.
  • A Tour of the Fulham training grounds as well as an opportunity to view a First team’s training session.
  • Two professional matches ( Roma versus Genoa/Newcastle versus West Ham).
  • Tour vists to Roman Colloseum, Vatican, Spanish Steps, Trafalgar Square, Duomo of Milan.
  • London Eye, London Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Picadelly Circus, Big Ben etc.
Training with Charlton Athletic Head Coach

Training with Charlton Athletic Head Coach

Training at the Juventus School grounds

Training at the Juventus School grounds

Taking in a match at West Ham Upton Park

Taking in a match at West Ham Upton Park

Roma's Francesco Totti acknowledging the FX Noise

Roma’s Francesco Totti acknowledging the FX Noise

Central Milan at the Duomo

Central Milan at the Duomo

 

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