Ghanaian coach, Samuel Taylor, has been selected as part of 8 finalists for Arsenal and World Remit’s “Future Stars” program.The eight Future Stars finalists will now compete in a public vote for the chance to attend a personalised training programme with Arsenal Football Development coaches in London – sponsored by online money transfer company, WorldRemit. Two winners will be chosen – one male and one female.Taylor described his selection as a once in a lifetime opportunity and urged people to vote for him to help realise a lifelong dream.“The opportunity World Remit is offering me is a once in a lifetime opportunity and it will open my world to new skills and new people who can all help me further my career as a coach,” Taylor told Citi Sports.“I’m urging people to vote for me so I can use the experience I acquire at Arsenal to help my kids to nurture their talents,” he said.To vote for Samuel Taylor, visit www.futurestars.worldremit.com, scroll down and vote for him.Voting is FREE.About Samuel TaylorSamuel coaches under 13, under 15 and under 17 teams at Em Sporting Club, which is located in a rural area near Accra.A passionate football player himself, he decided to start coaching to bring together children and coaches from neighbouring villages to enjoy football together.Learn more about Samuel Taylor’s work in the video below:How was Samuel Taylor selected for the World Remit Future Stars?In August, World Remit and Arsenal Football league launched its “FUTURE STARS” Competition targeting youth football coaches across Africa, the Americas and the Caribbean.Out of all the global submissions, Mr. Samuel Taylor, a youth coach from Ghana was chosen as finalist! This means he has advanced to the next level to be considered for training in London UK with Arsenal Football Club Development Coaches.
SATURDAY(All kick-offs 3pm UK time unless stated) Stoke City v Manchester United Stoke are without a handful of players due to hamstring complaints: Stephen Ireland, Peter Crouch, Geoff Cameron and Marc Muniesa. Bastian Schweinsteiger is absent for Manchester United serving the final game of a three-match ban.Aston Villa v West Ham United Captain Micah Richards is again missing for Aston Villa with a knee injury. Andy Carroll could return for West Ham.Bournemouth v Crystal Palace Josh King is unavailable for Bournemouth with a hamstring injury, meaning Glenn Murray could deputise again. Crystal Palace are without Bakary Sakho and Dwight Gayle.Chelsea v WatfordEden Hazard could be available for Guus Hiddink’s first game in his second spell as interim Chelsea manager. Nathan Ake is ineligible to play for Watford against his parent club.Liverpool v Leicester Danny Drinkwater is expected to miss the match for Premier League leaders Leicester. Liverpool will welcome Simon Mignolet back between the posts. Manchester City v Sunderland Vincent Kompany is poised to return for Manchester City. Sunderland are without Younes Kaboul, who was ruled out for several weeks with a hamstring problem.Swansea City v West Bromwich AlbionWayne Routledge has shrugged off a knee injury to make the Swansea squad. Salomon Rondon and James McClean start their three-game bans for West Brom after the pair were sent off in the 2-1 defeat against Bournemouth.Tottenham v Norwich Tottenham have Ryan Mason available again after he recovered from an ankle injury. Andre Wisdom is “touch and go” to make the Norwich side.Newcastle v EvertonPapiss Cisse is a major doubt for Newcastle. Everton quartet Phil Jagielka, Steven Pienaar, James McCarthy and Bryan Oviedo are pencilled in for a festive return – but this clash may come soon.Southampton v ArsenalSouthampton are sweating on the fitness of Maarten Stekelenburg , who has a toe complaint. Alexis Sanchez has suffered a setback in his return from a hamstring injury and will not feature for Arsenal. VIDEO PREVIEWClick here to watch Gary Al-Smith preview the games for the Joy News channel. – Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports