June 17, 2024
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Lilleshall Itinerary and Details


  • 09:45: Arrive at Lilleshall National Sports Centre – please be on time
  • 10:00: All enter into the ground together
  • 10:10 – 10:25: Get changed and prepare for the training session – we have a changing room allocated to us
  • 10:30 – 12:30: GDS training session on Lilleshall grass pitch
  • 12:30: GDS award ceremony and photographs
  • 14:00 (approx) leave

What to wear and what to bring:

  • As stated in our previous post  please wear black GDS T-shirt, black shorts/trousers and black socks. (click here for more details)
  • Plenty to drink
  • Family picnic if you wish
  • Suncream
  • GDS Waterproof in case it rains
  • GDS Sweatshirt in case it is chilly
  • NB no other clothing will be allowed during training as we are videoing. Ideally T-shirts are to be worn with no sleeves.
  • Football boots for Grass pitch
  • Please bring a change of shoes in case we need to go inside to do the awards due to the weather

Training Sessions – each session lasting 25 minutes:

  • Pitch 1 reaction improvisation and crazy catch drills
  • Pitch 2 shotstopping phase play
  • Pitch 3 Footwork /handling/Groundwork
  • Pitch 4 Crossing and distribution


  • GDS annual awards will be presented following the training session and all Keepers will be presented with the commemorative GDS Lilleshall T-shirt
  • There will also be a photograph taken to celebrate those players who have achieved the following the awards with their teams this season so please bring them along:
    • Player of the season
    • Supporters player of the season
    • Players player of the season
    • League Winners trophy
    • Cup Winners trophy
  • The raffle and team photos will be completed after the awards

Address of Lilleshall below:

Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre
Near Newport
United Kingdom
TF10 9AT

If travelling to the centre using Satellite Navigation please use the alternative postcode TF10 9LQ

See you all on Sunday 🙂

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