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Thursday 03 Mar 2016
Staff Conference on football development & Futsal

Staff members from the Irish FA’s Football Development department are attending a two day conference in Cookstown.

Monday saw presentations from Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill and Elite Performance Director Jim Magilton, alongside those on the Association’s Curriculum Sports, Grassroots and Elite Performance programmes.

Presentations were followed by workshops on youth strategy, and club and volunteer development.

Tuesday focuses on the introduction of futsal in Northern Ireland and includes coaching sessions from Spanish futsal World Cup winner Javier Lozano.

Updates on the conference are available on the official Irish FA Facebook and Twitter pages.