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York9 FC Looking to Help Aspiring U-21 Soccer Players Pursue Their Dream Career

December 12, 2019 - Canadian Premier League (CPL) - York9 FC News Release

Toronto, ON - York9 FC is pleased to announce today that it will be hosting U-21 Identification Camp Open Trial on December 17 - 19. Male U-21 players born 1999-2003, from across Ontario are invited to showcase their skills to a Tier 1 Men's professional soccer Club.

Open trials will take place at the Ontario Soccer Centre and led by York9 FC Head Coach, Jimmy Brennan. Players will be taken through the paces and assessed by members of the York9 FC coaching and technical staff.

"We saw a lot of great and local talent come out for the #GotGame Open Trials in 2018," said York9 FC Head Coach, Jimmy Brennan. "Midfielder, Emilio Estevez and fullback, Morey Doner are two prime examples of standout trialist that had great success this past year with York, and now are re-signed to the 2020 roster."

The first two days players will be evaluated through a series of fitness exercises and testing, soccer-specific drills and assessments and small-sided games. At the end of Day 2, following some 11 vs 11 matches where a select number of players will be selected and invited back for the final day where playing football both small-sided and big field matches will be the focus. At the conclusion of the trials, potential prospects will be invited to attend York9 FC training camp in February.

As part of a League for Canadians, by Canadians, York9 FC believes there are players across this country who have yet to be unearthed and who could have what it takes to earn a place on a professional club roster.

Trialists must come prepared with their own gear and equipment. Interested participants can sign up, here in advance of December 17th.

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