Tottenham Hotspur host training camp for Baltimore youth

Players from English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur are reaching out to young soccer players in the Baltimore area. Photo: Baltimore Ravens

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 - Players from English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur are reaching out to young soccer players in the Baltimore area. The team will host a free soccer training camp at University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Thursday, sponsored by the team’s technical partner Under Armour, who will be donating funds to the Soccer Association of Columbia Scholarship.

The famed-London club, plays Liverpool in a “Premier League clash” at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.

Under Armour is hosting the two hour training event which will feature Tottenham’s Football Development team and 4-5 selected first team players. The Baltimore-based Under Armour sports clothing company will pay for the transportation of youth soccer players to future Tottenham Hotspur clinics “thus making a lasting contribution toward the progress of youth soccer in the region,” noted a press release.

Note: The event is at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 from 3:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Players from Spurs first team will arrive at 4:30 p.m.

For over 20 years John Haydon wrote a weekly soccer column for The Washington Times. He has covered two World Cups and has written about Major League Soccer from the league’s inception in 1996.   Follow John on Twitter at @Johnahaydon


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John Haydon has covered soccer for The Washington Times for two decades. He has reported on international soccer events in Germany, South Korea and Spain. John hails from Birmingham, England and has lived in the Washington D.C. region for over twenty years.  

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