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Kevin Nicholson graduates UEFA Pro Licence Course

Cardiff City Football Club’s Under-21/Development Lead Coach Kevin Nicholson has recently been awarded the UEFA Pro Licence.

Having graduated on May 10th 2016 at the English National Football Centre, St. George’s Park, Kevin became the current youngest English coach to hold the highest coaching qualification, aged just twenty-nine. 

Speaking of the news, Executive Director & CEO Ken Choo said: “We offer our congratulations to Kevin Nicholson on this significant achievement and feel fortunate to have young and driven coaching talent such as Kevin and James Rowberry at our Football Club.

"Kevin is the youngest current holder of The FA UEFA Pro Licence in England and James is the youngest current holder of The Wales FA Pro License.

“I’m sure that Kevin will continue to drive our younger players forward towards first-team football, whilst operating within our vision for the development of talent at Cardiff City. 

"A fundamental aim of ours is to develop young talent that has the ability to achieve at first team level. Our strong Academy and Development structures are crucial to that effect."

Speaking to cardiffcityfc.co.uk and Cardiff City Player HD, Kevin reflected: "I am delighted to have achieved the award and I'm very proud to be the youngest English coach to hold the UEFA Pro Licence.

“I would like to thank Cardiff City Football Club for its support while on the course and I look forward to using the knowledge and experience I have gained to continue developing players.”

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