Not long before AUFC-W season ends

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Not long before AUFC-W season ends

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Then what happens?

A- Clear the decks.

Put the local girls out to pasture for a long rest in WNPL.

And please. No more gold passes to NTC players. It's wrong and they're years away from playing at WNPL let alone W league.

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The last point you make is very valid.
One area where the game has changed over the years and young players are missing out, too much emphasis on recruiting all the best young players ,put them together in a team in hope they develop into top notch WNPL players.
Those young players are missing out by not playing alongside older experienced players.

Don't know how many years we have been trying the current system, is it time for a change ?
What young players need to do is play in teams alongside experienced senior players, who will educate the young players on the field, during game time, help them there and then, something a coach cannot do.
Good seeing some W League clubs bringing in some players as young as 15 year olds, who are then surrounded by senior players offering helpful advice, those young girls will learn a lot from the experience.

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Totally agree with you. I've been saying the same thing for a while and it doesn't just apply to the girls either.

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The W League is NOT a development tool used to validate the NTC program. What does validate the program is the integration of NTC players into the mainstream WNPL. Most would agree that the transition to WNPL from NTC is problematic. I could only imagine the huge STEP from NTC to W League.

I think that in a post late last year, it was inferred that the AUFC gained $$$$$$$ by having NTC players in their squad. With the latest signing I think it's true. And it's wrong. But hey. Business is business.

Wheres the Sportsbird in all of these discussions ??

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billy the kid wrote:Then what happens?

A- Clear the decks.

Put the local girls out to pasture for a long rest in WNPL.

And please. No more gold passes to NTC players. It's wrong and they're years away from playing at WNPL let alone W league.
Billy the kid, I agree with your comments, but not all the locals.
Firstly, the head coach needs to resign at season end. You cannot go from last week playing good football then collapsing the following week. This was a winnable game. Sure we lost Weber but Newcastle lost wheeler, both great players. It makes you wonder if Adelaide Utd played well last week or did Western Sydney played bad.
The lady reds starting XI from last week was the same this week. Cannot fathom the loss. It appears the coaching staff failed to respect the opposition team and consequently was given a valuable lesson.
Unfortunately, the wooden spoon is now looming and a sad way to end the season.

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sportsbird wrote:
billy the kid wrote:Then what happens?

A- Clear the decks.

Put the local girls out to pasture for a long rest in WNPL.

And please. No more gold passes to NTC players. It's wrong and they're years away from playing at WNPL let alone W league.
Billy the kid, I agree with your comments, but not all the locals.
Firstly, the head coach needs to resign at season end. You cannot go from last week playing good football then collapsing the following week. This was a winnable game. Sure we lost Weber but Newcastle lost wheeler, both great players. It makes you wonder if Adelaide Utd played well last week or did Western Sydney played bad.
The lady reds starting XI from last week was the same this week. Cannot fathom the loss. It appears the coaching staff failed to respect the opposition team and consequently was given a valuable lesson.
Unfortunately, the wooden spoon is now looming and a sad way to end the season.
I can’t believe I just read that.
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billy the kid wrote:Then what happens?

A- Clear the decks.

Put the local girls out to pasture for a long rest in WNPL.

And please. No more gold passes to NTC players. It's wrong and they're years away from playing at WNPL let alone W league.

+1

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Re: Not long before AUFC-W season ends

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billy the kid wrote:The W League is NOT a development tool used to validate the NTC program. What does validate the program is the integration of NTC players into the mainstream WNPL. Most would agree that the transition to WNPL from NTC is problematic. I could only imagine the huge STEP from NTC to W League.

I think that in a post late last year, it was inferred that the AUFC gained $$$$$$$ by having NTC players in their squad. With the latest signing I think it's true. And it's wrong. But hey. Business is business.

Wheres the Sportsbird in all of these discussions ??
I would not be surprised if you are correct about the money and that is where the problem lies - I would not be surprised if the FSA receive government funding to justify keeping the NTC program going, when an NTC player is selected to play for the W League .
Can someone enlighten me on the NTC in regards to, are the players chosen who are the best , or is the ones who can play and who can afford to attend the programme ? I am guessing it is not free to be part of the NTC.

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