Oh time flies when you're having run, from the Belvo Academy, to an U9 game in Fairview in 2011, to what will hopefully be his Republic of Ireland debut this week, Belvedere Sean can’t wait to pull on a green jersey for the first time this week.
He’s in Colin O’Brien’s Ireland U15 squad for two games against Poland. The boys in green play their Polish counterparts on Tuesday and Thursday in Dundalk.
“I can't wait to play my first international game, it's been dream to be able to put on the green jersey and to do it in front of my parents, it will make them very proud.”
Sean took time to talk to BelvedereFC.Com before meeting up with the squad over the weekend. Read it here
Belvedere Academy - The Next Generation
The Belvedere Underage Academy continues every Saturday morning 9.30am - 12 noon at the Clontarf Road All Weather Complex, beside the DART station. For info call Darragh O'Reilly on 087 951 54 13
Newcomers are welcome aged 4-7.
Here's a three minute video looking at The Academy https://vimeo.com/116883982
The Academy is going from strength to strength, with over 50 players having graduated through the Academy into the club's Under 8 and Under 9 teams. Martin Cooke, Ciaran Duffy and Jamie Moore take a look back at the history of the academy, as well as a look at things currently. Read here