Soccer School participant recieves mascot opportunityAndy Whing and Johnny Mullins visited the Oxford Academy yesterday, one of the key partners for Oxford United’s soccer schools.
Whing and Mullins took questions from some of our Junior Yellows and later praised the setup that the club has for young player development.
Mullins said: “It’s great what the club has done for the local youngsters, it gives them a safe environment to play football in throughout the summer. It keeps them off the street as well as keeping them fit and healthy.”
Samuel Parish, 7, who is part of our soccer school, was given the opportunity to be our matchday mascot in last night’s friendly against Wolves due to his involvement with our summer soccer school.
The matchday mascot experience consists of a behind the scenes tour, meeting the players and pitch side seats for the game.
There are still places up for grabs in our summer soccer schools (click here to apply), and who knows, you may find yourself walking out onto the pitch alongside your favourite U’s players this season.