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David Forsythe - Coach


David Forsythe is currently on a years placement from Loughbrough University at TW Braga.

David enjoyed 4 years at TW Braga as a player.  Prior to joining, he had spells at both Linfield and Glentoran at under age level.  David signed for TW Braga in the summer of 2015, playing under Tim Wareing, as well as Paul Kirk.  He was part of the successful double winning squad in the 2017/18 season who won the Lisburn League and Lisburn League Shield.  David finished as top goal scorer for the club that season.

David also attended a number of trips during his time at TW Braga, including a tour in Manchester playing against the likes of Bury FC and Burnley, whom he scored against.  A tour of Old Trafford also took place that weekend.  More recently, in September 2018, David was selected to represent the club in Belgium, where he became a Young Peace Ambassador during the Global Peace Games.  A truly heartwarming and valuable experience.

Outside of playing for TW Braga, David also helped volunteer with the Frame Football program, helping support the younger players at the club and gaining valuable coaching and interpersonal skills from this experience.

Prior to moving to England, David played for Warrenpoint Town FC in the Irish Premiership.  He currently is a student at Loughborough University studying Sports and Exercise Psychology, whilst playing for the universities football team.  The team recently won the BUCS National League for the 2022/23 season.  David has ambitions to continue to improve his game and be a successful player in the coming years.

He has such an affinity with TW Braga, who have played a vital role in his development as both a player and individual.  Having the ambition of gaining various coaching qualifications over the coming years and developing his knowledge on the beautiful game.

Train at these centres:

  • Queen's Leisure Complex, Holywood
  • Queen's Leisure Complex, Holywood