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Culdrose Youth FC pair selected for Real Madrid Trial

5 December 2017
Two young players who were noticed during this summer’s Fundacion Real Madrid Clinic hosted at Partner Club, Culdrose Youth FC have been selected for an all-expenses paid trip to take part in a final trial in Madrid.

The pair, Rosie who plays for Culdrose U14s Lynx and Aiden who plays for Culdrose Tigers U15s have been invited to the best known football club in the world, Real Madrid C.F. to take part in a trial on the world famous Estadio Santiago Bernabeu pitch as well as being treated to a stadium tour at the home of the ‘Galacticos’.

They also get to spend the day training at the Club’s highly impressive “Real Madrid City” training facility at Valdebabas.

The trial will be part of the Fundacion’s final clinic with winners/ambassadors from Partner Club Clinics from across the world taking part.

We are all still in shock from hearing we are going for the trial. I am really excited; it’s such an amazing opportunity.


Club Chairman Lt Cdr Andrew Plenty explains further, “We are immensely proud of Rosie and Aiden and their outstanding achievement. 

“We are also extremely honoured as a club to be recognised as being part of the Fundacion Real Madrid, which allows us at RNAS Culdrose to provide such an amazing opportunity for young footballers in the local community.”

Naturally both players and their parents are excited about the prospect of the trip to Spain as Aiden explains, “The whole week was amazing and then when I heard my name being called out all the hard work I’d put in with the amazing coaches was so worth it.

“I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.

“We are all still in shock from hearing we are going for the trial.  I am really excited; it’s such an amazing opportunity.”

The trial weekend is set to take place in May/June next year. 

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