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What’s Your Goal? - Is it a career in football?

08/02 2012Posted by: 4mat Admin Subscribe to this blog

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An extract from Kevin McCullough's Blog one of the schemes RWE npower run's for young people.

Last time I told you I was writing a blog on a campaign that will help give young people a head start in their careers. Well, it’s called ‘What’s Your Goal?’ and I’m really quite jealous that it wasn’t around when I was at school!

Basically the idea is to give around 300 lucky youngsters the chance to take part in work experience placements at various npower Football League clubs throughout the country. You can work as a groundsman at Carlisle United or a community coach at Leeds United to name just a couple.

As well as that, 11 extremely lucky winners will get the chance to be mentored by some famous faces in football: there’s pundit Robbie Savage, West Ham FC vice chair Karren Brady through to Match Analyst Liam Sweeting at Blackpool FC.

It really is a great opportunity especially for youngsters who love football (like me) but maybe aren’t a star player (again, yours truly). So do recommend anyone you know between the ages of 11 and 16 to apply and give it ago. You never know it might put them on course to be the next Kenny Dalgleish or Jeff Stelling!!

On a more serious note, the scheme comes at a time when the Government are looking at scrapping compulsory work experience for school year 10 pupils. We wanted to reinforce the importance of work experience as it really focuses the minds of young people and gives them their first real taste of working life.

Any queries about the scheme get in touch at

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