Induction Day / Pre-Season Schedule
Thursday, 07 July 2011 07:56

With the new season just around the corner, the Academy Induction Day took place at Colney on Monday 4th July when ten new scholars put pen to paper on a two year contract. The first years join eight second years plus Richard Brindley and Patrick Drmola, who have both been given a third year extension.

Nine of the new scholars have come through the ranks at Colney. They include Harry Barker, Rian Carroll, Reece Hall-Johnson, Cameron McGeehan, Jacob Murphy, Joshua Murphy, Joe Peacock, Dominic St Louis and Harry Toffolo. The tenth one is Kyle McFadden who flew in from his native Ireland.

Ricky Martin conducted the meeting and welcomed all the scholars and their parents. Both Colin Watts and Neil Adams were on hand to also welcome everyone back to what is a new look Colney after the summer break. Sam Kelly was given the position of "Head Boy" for the year. 
The Academy 2011/2012 season gets underway on Saturday 20th August. Prior to then there is a series of pre-season matches scheduled as below:

Saturday 16th. July, 3pm: Norwich United [A]

Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th July: Southend tournament involving Wolves and Leicester City.

Wednesday 27th July, 6pm: Norfolk FA [H]

Saturday 30th July, 3pm: Diss [A] (U17/18s)

Tuesday 2nd August, 7.30pm: Downham Market [A]

Saturday 6th August:  TBC

Saturday 13th August: Ipswich Town [A]

Wednesday 31st. August, 11am: Watford [A] (U17/18s)

There are also pre-season games listed as Norwich City X1 within the first-team fixtures published by the club.




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