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The making of Chris Smalling

Published: Thursday 15 December 2011, 10.00CET
We visit Walderslade FC, where a Manchester United FC regular first made his mark.

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Published: Thursday 15 December 2011, 10.00CET

The making of Chris Smalling

We visit Walderslade FC, where a Manchester United FC regular first made his mark.

The UEFA Training Ground travels to Kent in southeast England where Manchester United FC's Chris Smalling began his career. We speak to the defender's first coach, meet the teachers who first spotted his talents and the players who lined up alongside him at the start of his journey to the top.

 
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