Ex-Town star to pass on his secrets

PARENTS wishing to give their children a pre-Christmas treat will do worse that enrol them on a two-day coaching course run by former Ipswich Town star Jason Dozzell.

Elvin King

PARENTS wishing to give their children a pre-Christmas treat will do worse that enrol them on a two-day coaching course run by former Ipswich Town star Jason Dozzell.

The silky smooth midfielder made his Blues debut at the age of 16 while still at Chantry School in the town.

He went on to enjoy a successful career with Town, Tottenham and Colchester United.


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Dozzell is a perfect example of what magic football can offer to young players, and the ex-England Under-21 international plans to offer advanced coaching next year.

He explained: “We've got a two-day course coming up at Ransomes. Then I'm going to take that on to an Advanced School running two nights a week.

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“I'm going to handpick youngsters from this month's course for the Advanced School.”

The two-day course is for boys and girls aged from five-14 and is being held at Ransomes Sports Club, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich on December 21 and 22 from 10am to 3pm.

It costs �15 for one day and �25 for two and places can be booked by telephoning 07919 371407 or by turning up and paying on the day.

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