Soccer School

Desert Springs is pleased to announce our summer 2010 Soccer School. The first session is on Wednesday the 21st of July, thereafter every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until Friday the 27th of August from 9am to midday on the Desert Springs Football Pitch.

Open to boys and girls from the age of 6 years up to 13 years. The activities will take the attendees through all aspects of the game. From basic ball control, passing skills, shooting, dribbling and heading practice. There will also be 5-A-Side game and skill competitions held every session.

The soccer school is coached by Jim Gordon the Sierra Sports & Fitness Club Manager at Desert Springs. Jim is an ex professional footballer and was capped for England schoolboys having played at Wembley twice. His football career included playing for a host of clubs such as Man United Youth Squad, Blackpool, Luton Town, Lincoln City, Reading and Scunthorpe.

Jim is qualified as a Football Association Coach and holds his F.A. goalkeeping badge. Before residing in Spain he assisted at the goalkeeping academy for Lincoln City Football Club.

Participants are required to wear shorts (no “Bermudas”), T-shirt, baseball cap, sun cream and mould studded football boots or trainers. Unlimited pitch-side water is included and available throughout each session.

The cost of each soccer school training session is €20 per child, by pre-booking in advance only (minimum numbers are required).

To book a place or for further information about the soccer school and any of the other fantastic sports facilities at The Sierra Sports and Fitness Club please contact Jim Gordon.


For further information contact: Jim Gordon
Telephone: +34 687 599 115