Date: 1st July 2015 at 6:08pm
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Ross Eames has been confirmed in his new role as Barnet’s Development Coach.

We’ve got some talented younger players coming through, the latest progression recently of another batch proves this, but his job now is to ‘help our many promising Academy products cross the bridge into first team football.’

Previously he’s been in a role as Lead Professional Development Phase Coach and that helped our youth team to win the Football League Youth Alliance South East.

Eames, as was revealed on the Official Website, will overseeing the development of the batch of eight youngsters that have just been given professional deals as they look to make the step up into the first-team.

This appointment was something that he spoke about his delight in getting and thanked those who made it possible with him eager to get going with exciting times forecast.

‘I have now been at the club for six years and it is fantastic to be part of this exciting era for Barnet FC.

‘We have an excellent future in terms of youth development, and with the amount of talent coming through the Academy beneath this current crop of Development players I am confident that we can maintain our current momentum and help contribute to an exciting future.’

Martin Allen also knows the importance of such a role and looks forward to Eames working closely with him and his fellow first-team coaches.

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‘Ross for sure deserves this opportunity, and he will be working closely with Adrian Whitbread, Graham Stack and myself.

‘We will be working with a small squad next season and it is important that these young players are helped to develop mentally and physically in order to prepare them for the next stage of their careers playing in the club’s first team.’

This is another positive step in the right direction as we look to maintain our forward momentum and build towards a bright future in the years to come, leaving a long-term legacy at the club.

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