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    (Original post by robin567)
    well i dont have a chance?
    if you're only starting to play the game aged 17, the prem is too far for you. You might make it to non-league or Welsh Premier while holding down another full-time job.
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    (Original post by robin567)
    well i dont have a chance?
    You always have a chance. But if that chance is 1 in half a million, chances are you going to put a lot of effort into disappointment.

    Just out of curiosity, what is your plan to achieve success?
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    (Original post by shawn_o1)
    if you're only starting to play the game aged 17, the prem is too far for you. You might make it to non-league or Welsh Premier while holding down another full-time job.
    i planning to get scouted by prem clubs so yeah
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    You always have a chance. But if that chance is 1 in half a million, chances are you going to put a lot of effort into disappointment.

    Just out of curiosity, what is your plan to achieve success?
    i have recieved interest from crystal palace,qpr, tottenham, when i was 16 i was offered a 4 week trail. At the time i was focusing on gcse and parents have strong influence on me and i had to turn the offers down.Now that i have completed my first year of A LEVELS i want to attend those trails by showcasing my ability again
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    (Original post by robin567)
    i have recieved interest from crystal palace,qpr, tottenham, when i was 16 i was offered a 4 week trail. At the time i was focusing on gcse and parents have strong influence on me and i had to turn the offers down.Now that i have completed my first year of A LEVELS i want to attend those trails by showcasing my ability again
    Fair dos. I guess you have nothing to loose by going to a football summer camp or something. But be very realistic and have plan B firmly in hand.

    One last thing. When I was your age, I was really into sailing. My life revolved around sailing. So I took up a job as a sailing instructor one summer. It sucked. The lesson learned. Doing something you love for a living is a completely different kettle of fish from doing something you love for love's sake. You can go onto do whatever you like in the world and still play top flight football.
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    Fair dos. I guess you have nothing to loose by going to a football summer camp or something. But be very realistic and have plan B firmly in hand.

    One last thing. When I was your age, I was really into sailing. My life revolved around sailing. So I took up a job as a sailing instructor one summer. It sucked. The lesson learned. Doing something you love for a living is a completely different kettle of fish from doing something you love for love's sake. You can go onto do whatever you like in the world and still play top flight football.
    THANKS i can play for the premier league since i recieved interest before right
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    (Original post by robin567)
    THANKS i can play for the premier league since i recieved interest before right
    Don't get star-struck. Interest does not mean you get a contract, a Ferrari and a WAG. Hundreds of young lads like you are shown interest. Few if any actually make it onto the first team.
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    Don't get star-struck. Interest does not mean you get a contract, a Ferrari and a WAG. Hundreds of young lads like you are shown interest. Few if any actually make it onto the first team.
    thanks ill get my pro debut at 18
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    I have no inside knowledge of how premiership clubs operate, but I don't see any reason why you couldn't pursue your dream. My advice would be to do your research: contact every club and find out how to meet the person responsible for scouting, then put your questions to him.

    When I was 13 I wrote to my team, Chelsea FC, asking for a trial. I was invited to take part in a match with other trialists. Unfortunately I didn't do so well and wasn't contacted afterwards. Although I regret not preparing better for that trial, I am glad I went to it and I feel that I was given a fair opportunity.
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    Anyone who is saying you CAN make it, knows nothing about football.

    There is a tiny,tiny chance that you can make it, however it's best that you don't waste your time, it's too late, if you were 'as good as messi ' you would of realized your potential and tried to make it pro, not 'focusing on your studies'.
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    (Original post by theBranicAc)
    Anyone who is saying you CAN make it, knows nothing about football.

    There is a tiny,tiny chance that you can make it, however it's best that you don't waste your time, it's too late, if you were 'as good as messi ' you would of realized your potential and tried to make it pro, not 'focusing on your studies'.
    you re not giving me a valid reason why i cant make it . your just stating fact from what yu believe.
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    (Original post by robin567)
    you re not giving me a valid reason why i cant make it . your just stating fact from what yu believe.
    It doesn't take rocket science to realise why you can't make it. Start using your brain, and stop acting as if you don't know
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    (Original post by theBranicAc)
    It doesn't take rocket science to realise why you can't make it. Start using your brain, and stop acting as if you don't know
    loooool ian wright,van nesteroy, drogba,lambert emre mor, yeah they never used thier brains right?
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    (Original post by robin567)
    loooool ian wright,van nesteroy, drogba,lambert emre mor, yeah they never used thier brains right?
    Alright then 'messi, go out there and prove that your'as good as messi'
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    (Original post by theBranicAc)
    Alright then 'messi, go out there and prove that your'as good as messi'
    well i will "next messi" thats what they call me hahah
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    (Original post by robin567)
    well i will "next messi" thats what they call me hahah
    you sure about that?
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    (Original post by Arvin Bhambra)
    you sure about that?
    yeahhhh 100 per cent
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    (Original post by thuvcasio)
    not gonna lie, it can be a hit and miss as a person i know who has real talent didn't impress the scouts and he had his whole life set on it and it was pretty sad, i say keep at it but have a backup plan.
    well yeah i do have a back up plan
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    well yeah i do have a back up plan
    yeah?
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    (Original post by robin567)
    thanks ill get my pro debut at 18
    looool dreaming
 
 
 
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