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COMMUNITY: Joe Widdowson joins pupils for PE lesson

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Joe started the visit by answering some of the  pupils’ questions, which they were very excited to learn of the time he met Brazilian player, Willian; what advice he’d give to anyone wanting to become a footballer; how many countries he’s played in, and how his career has been at Orient.

Joe’s coaching skills were then put to the test as he led a PE lesson for the class of 30 pupils. After a brief warm up, Joe led a skills session in passing, dribbling and shooting, ending with  the keen footballers taking penalties against one another, and trying their best to get the ball past the O’s defender.

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One pupil  said: “The dribbling he has taught us will help when I try to shoot the ball for my Saturday team, especially learning from a pro.”

Another pupil said: “Joe could teach us every day! I play at weekends for a team, this will help me a lot to be better than them, and then I can play with Joe.”