FirstPointUSA Soccer Showcase 2014
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  The dates and venues for the 2014 FirstPointUSA soccer showcase have been announced and invites have been sent out. Places are limited and on a ‘first come first served’ basis so please get your consent forms back to us asap. This year we will have our showcase events in both London and Glasgow!           London     QPR Training Ground Harlington Men Soccer 15th & 16th of December – 8.30am registration. Women Soccer 17th of December – 10.30am registration. Queens Park Rangers FC Training Ground Imperial College Sports Ground Sipson Lane Harlington Middlesex UB3 5AQ For directions read more at http://www.qpr.co.uk/club/loftusrd/harlington/       Glasgow     Broadwood Stadium, Clyde FC, Cumbernauld Men Soccer 18th … Continued

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Oregon Equipment All-Access

Check out the University of Oregon’s Nike equipment and the people behind the scenes that make it all happen! Get to know everything about the Oregon Equipment team, what it takes to prepare for game days, the University of Oregon’s relationship with Nike, and even find out the equipment staff’s picks for their favorite Ducks uniforms and gear.     Apply for a sports scholarship with FirstPointUSA today!

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Early Season Success
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The initial couple of months in America are always a challenging time for our athletes as they settle into the sporting and academic demands of US college life.  It has been great to see several FirstPoint student-athletes making an immediate impact with their respective college sides and we look forward to hearing of more success stories in the weeks and months ahead:           ·         Karin Muya, Women’s Soccer – University of Notre Dame The England U19 international made a huge impact in her first game for top-ranked Notre Dame by scoring in a 2-0 against 16th ranked Santa Clara Link: http://www.und.com/sports/w-soccer/recaps/090614aab.html     ·         Lewis Hawke, Men’s Soccer – Furman University Former Morton FC Academy player, … Continued

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Making great starts in new surroundings!
U19 Women's International: England v Norway

Our clients have already been making their mark in America this season and we’ve been keeping up to date with their progress. First up is Karin Muya who has just started college life at Notre Dame. Karin, an England internationalist, had a huge debut game and was the key for the University of Notre Dame women’s soccer team last Friday night, leading the Fighting Irish to a 2-0 win over Santa Clara at Buck Shaw Stadium. Karin arrived at Notre Dame via Chelsea Ladies FC and we knew she’d light up the American college women soccer game after her performances at the FirstPointUSA showcase event last year. Check out this article on the Notre Dame Athletics site when Karin joined … Continued

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Settling in well into US college life
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Our promotions team have been receiving tonnes of positive responses from our clients who are experiencing their first few weeks of American college life. For some it can be the hardest time, especially during their first tough pre-season and getting ready for new classes. Remember our staff are always here for support and advice. It’s wonderful to see so many great responses from our clients who are loving life in the US! Here’s just some of the feedback…   First up is Dom Gillespie who’s attending Salem University… Hi John Paul, Yeah everything is going great in Salem and I am really happy with my choice to come here, apologies for the late reply but we have been on the … Continued

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Client Feedback!
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Here’s the latest client feedback sent to us via social media. Keep it coming guys and good luck to everyone in America!   For other FirstPointUSA client testimonials click here! Thanks to everyone for their feedback. If you’d like to follow in their footsteps then apply to FirstPointUSA today!

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Stadium of the month – The Big House!

Our Stadium of the month goes out to Michigan Stadium, nicknamed “The Big House”, for obvious reasons. It is the American football stadium for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is the 2nd largest stadium in the United States, the 4th largest stadium in the world. This month it held a pre-season friendly game against two of the world’s soccer giants, Manchester United and Real Madrid. The scoreboard announced during the game an attendance of 109,318 during the match between the European Giants on Saturday.   In the top 10 largest stadiums in the world, Michigan Stadium comes in at number 4. In fact out of the top 10, 5 places are held by American Colleges/Universities. 1. … Continued

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