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Max Aarons Norwich City and England U21

Following Max Aarons recent feature in The Guardian, here is what he had to say about taking time away from professional football and working one-to-one with PDA Football Director Saul Isaksson-Hurst: “I definitely recommend Saul’s sessions, It took my game to another level. I felt sharper than doing any group….Read More

Tyreece John-Jules Arsenal and England Professional Footballer

Tyreece John-Jules is an 18-year-old striker who plays for Arsenal and England. John-Jules has been at Arsenal since he was eight and signed his first professional contract in early 2018. Before Arsenal began their tour of USA in the 2019/2020 pre-season. Tyreece worked with Saul during his pre-pre-season, sharpening his….Read More

Cyrus Christie – Nottingham Forest and the Republic of Ireland

Cyrus Christie is a defender for Championship club Nottingham Forest on loan from Premier League club Fulham and the Republic of Ireland national team. Saul used position-specific training with Cyrus and set up a channel to work inside on the right-hand side of the pitch.  “I always like to look….Read More

Josh McEachran Ex-Chelsea Pro Footballer

Joshua McEachran is a midfielder for Birmingham City and Ex-Chelsea academy. “I’ve been working with Saul and its been a good day. We’ve been working on my first touch, finishing, shooting so yeah, all-round it’s been a good hard day and I recommend it”. Josh McEachran 

Josh Da Silva Arsenal and England

Saul’s sessions give me a really good work out both physically and technically. They are ideal for sharpening up and getting ready for the new season.  

Marcus McGuane – Professional Footballer FC Barcelona

Marcus McGuane is an 18 year old midfielder who has made two first team appearances in the Europa League this year for Arsenal FC. In January 2018, Marcus completed a move to join FC Barcelona. Well done Marcus! We are so happy for you. “During the off season I wanted….Read More

Matt O’Riley Professional Footballer Fulham FC

Saul’s sessions really help with my footwork, gets me ready for the game. They are really intense and challenging. Would encourage all to do 121 with Saul   Matt O’Riley Fulham FC

Johnathan Panzo AFC Monaco and England U19 Captain

Johnathan Panzo is a 19-year-old Centre Back which was apart of the England U17 World Cup win in 2017. Panzo spent his youth career at Chelsea since the age of 9, winning five trophies in his final season in London – including the club’s fifth successive FA Youth Cup. In July 2018,….Read More

Reuell Walters

So proud for Reuell Walters signing for Arsenal Academy.  Reuell walked out of a Cat 1 Academy as he wasn’t happy with the lack of individual development so Saul organised a trial and he got offered a contract with Manchester United, only for it to fall through on an administrative….Read More

Harrison Parker signs for England U15

We are super proud of Harrison Parker making the England U15 Squad. Harrison’s dad approached leading skills coach, Saul Isaksson-Hurst, 3 years ago to support Harrison in addition to his academy training. At the time Harrison didn’t have much confidence on the ball and needed to improve his technical skills….Read More

Kai Corbett – West Ham U18’s

Kai Corbett, West Ham U18’s player has been training with Saul over the past few years and highly recommends PDA Football: “I’ve been working with Saul for a few years now. His sessions are high intensity and really help me with my Ball Master, 1v1 and general technique. I definitely recommend him….Read More

Hayley Ladd Manchester United Women’s & Wales Women’s Professional Footballer

Hayley Ladd is a 25-year-old centre midfielder who previously has played for Arsenal, Kokkola Futis, Coventry City, Bristol City and Birmingham City. In June 2019, Ladd agreed to sign with Manchester United ahead of the team’s first season in the FA WSL. She has represented Wales 54 times throughout her career. During the….Read More

Helen Ward Watford Ladies & Wales Women’s Professional Footballer

I had a few really good 1:1 sessions with Saul towards the end of last season and in preparation for a couple of international games I had coming up. The sessions really opened my eyes as to how to better use my body and the ball to create space for….Read More

Tariq Uwakwe Professional Footballer Chelsea FC and England

I’d definitely recommend working with Saul, sessions are high intensity and improve your footwork, 1v1 and technique. Tariq Uwakwe  

Johnathan Dinzeyi Professional Footballer Tottenham Hotspur & England

Iv’e really enjoyed working with Saul over the years, working on my technique and all-round game. Saul helps me work on areas of my game I want to improve. Johnathan Dinzeyi  

Kamarni Ryan – Chelsea FC U13

Saul is an amazing knowledgeable coach with the most positive, reinforcing and motivating teaching skills. Saul has been coaching our son Kamarni for 18 months and has helped him develop in many ways. He can now use both feet and has turned into a very skillful player. Kamarni is now….Read More

Tsun Day Professional Footballer Bury FC

Working with Saul has really helped me as a player, his sessions are high intensity and technically challenging. Tsun Dai

Nya Kirby – Professional Footballer Crystal Palace & England u17 World Cup Winner

Saul’s sessions are really good for improving your footwork and technique. I always feel really sharp and better in games. I’d recommend Saul’s training to anyone! Nya Kirby Saul worked with Nya Kirby at Tottenham for several years. In 2017, Nya moved to Crystal Palace and was involved in their pre….Read More

Christopher Paul – Professional Footballer Northern Ireland & QPR

After attending a number of PDA training sessions Christopher’s performance improved enough for PDA to put Christopher forward for a trial at Tottenham Hotspur FC. Christopher impressed the academy coaches and was then selected to join the under nines academy team. He has now been at Tottenham Hotspur for five….Read More

Faiq Bolkiah – Professional Footballer Leicester City FC

Faiq recently signed a Pro Contract with Leicester after moving from Chelsea FC. …… Saul got me a trial with Chelsea and my dreams came true I signed a two year scholar at Chelsea. Thanks Saul for working with me on my passing, first touch and one v one. Faiq….Read More