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Dec 29, 2011   |  8:31PM AET

United to learn from Chelsea Legend

United to learn from Chelsea Legend

Former Chelsea FC and Scotland international Charlie Cooke will help Canberra United in its Westfield W-League semi-final preparations when he lends a hand at the clubs training session at Radford College this week.

Former Chelsea FC and Scotland international Charlie Cooke will help Canberra United in its Westfield W-League semi-final preparations when he lends a hand at the clubs training session at Radford College this week.

Cooke, who is Co-Founder and Director of Coerver® Coaching North America, played for Aberdeen and Dundee in the Scottish First Division before joining Chelsea in the English First Division in 1966 where he played for the next 11 years. He made 380 league and Cup appearances for the Blues and played in four Cup Finals, winning the English F.A. Cup in 1970 against Leeds United and the European Cup Winners Cup in 1971 against Real Madrid. He also played 16 times for the Scottish National Team and a World Select Team in 1979.

Cooke shares the Chelsea club record of three Player of The Year awards with Gianfranco Zola and in 2005 Chelsea-s Centenary celebration year he was selected for the Chelsea All Time XI. Along with co creator Alfred Galustian Coerver® Coaching International Director Charlie has been a Director of Coerver® Coaching in the Americas since its creation in 1983. He lives in Cincinnati Ohio USA.

United have a close link with Coerver® Coaching through their Skills Specialist Coach Jason Lancsar and is delighted to welcome Charlie to Canberra and is sure that the squad will benefit from his expertise in the build-up to their huge Westfield W-League semi-final clash with Melbourne Victory this weekend.

United face Melbourne at McKellar Park on Saturday afternoon with kick off at 3pm. Tickets are priced at $10 (adults), $5 (Concessions) and Children under-12 go FREE.