Monthly Archives: January 2017

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What Is A “Redshirt” ?

Something at FirstPoint USA we often get asked is “what is a redshirt” when it comes to US colleges and universities. Essentially a “redshirt” is an athlete who is withdrawn from a college or universities sporting events for a year to develop their skills and extend their period of playing eligibility by a year. The […]

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FirstPoint USA Sport Scholarship For Christopher Ball!

Christopher Ball from London has a good amount of pedigree when it comes to the “sports” that he loves and a Firstpoint USA Sport Scholarship sounded perfect for him. Christopher had soccer trials with three of London’s premium sides, Arsenal, Crystal Palace and QPR between 2013 and 2015. This is as well as playing for […]

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Soccer Scholarships For Mohammed Mohammed & Paolo Cannonero

Both Mohammed Mohammed and Paolo Cannonero have intentions of securing Soccer Scholarships out in the States like hundreds of FirstPoint Athletes before them have. Mohammed who hails from London has dreamed of becoming a soccer player at a high level since a young age and has realised the importance of education alongside the sport he […]

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Soccer Scholarships | Aaron Dargie and Callum Flinn

It’s a warm welcome to FirstPoint USA to Aaron Dargie who is the latest athlete to embark on one of the hundreds of soccer scholarships in the States. The Falkirk native aims to thrive on the soccer field upon his arrival in the US having played for the likes of Falkirk FC and Central Boys […]

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College Sport On The Rise?

The NFL is without a doubt, the biggest of all US Sports. The whole college sport setup itself dwarfs other sports in the nation with coverage of it as in depth as we may see here in Britain with the Premier League. According to Sporting Intelligence, in 2015 the NFL’s 23 professional teams averaged over […]

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Welcome To FirstPoint USA – Matthew, Ben And Daniel

There’s been an influx of talented sportsmen and women recently at FirstPoint USA looking forward to their various sport scholarships!  Gateshead Tyne and Wear rugby star Matthew Cooper has come on board with aspirations to play the sport he loves out in the States and get himself a degree with it just live lots of […]