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Club and ambitions are growing - Sam
 Women's Football Regional Premier South West News - 25 Feb 2017
Regional Premier South West News - Club and ambitions are growing - Sam - 25 Feb 2017 - Women's Football NewsCallington Town are a club with ambitions to climb the women's football pyramid, and have a number of long serving players within their squad who are determined to reach that goal.
Sam Veal is one of those players who has spent her entire career to date with the Cornish club who play in the Western Division of the South West Women's League. "I started training aged 15 after graduating through the Callington Colts Youth set up with some of the other girls who still play today," the full back told Women's Soccer Scene. "I am currently in my eighth season with the ladies."
So what has been the appeal of playing for Callington all these years? "The team mates and management, we aren't just team mates - we are all genuinely great friends on and off the pitch," she replied. "Some of my best memories have been with these girls, inside and out of football. The club is very family orientated, and through all five teams and the colts, we all support each other."
For the best of those memories, one stands out in particular. "The highlight would have to be winning the Bristol Soccerworld Cup in 2015 [against Bishop's Lydeard]. We went into the game as underdogs, to the point I didn't truly think we had much hope. To come out and win after extra time and penalties gave us all huge confidence to believe we can beat teams in higher divisions on our day.
"Both the semi final and cup final of the Cornwall County Cup in 2014 are also memorable. Walking out in the semi final to see a huge wall of red supporting us - the most we had ever had at a game - was a surreal feeling. Then once again in the final, by having even more support, was amazing for us. To win the cup in front of around 200 people was a great experience. 
"Also, Keynsham Town away in the Bristol Soccerworld Cup. Probably the hardest and longest opening round tie we could have drawn. We were again major underdogs against a team who hadn't been beaten and barely conceded a goal so far that season, and to come out 3-2 winners was awesome." 
During her time at the club, Sam singles out three players as the best she has played with, including Callington's longest serving player. "Jodie Shipton is one of the most influential players I have seen," she says. "If she plays well, the team plays well. Dominates the midfield and is the driving force behind our play and never stops working. 
"Defender Chelsie Horton, who is now on a scholarship in America. Even when the opposition were through on goal, you'd still put your money on Chelsie to pull off a huge tackle. Amazing potential and a lovely girl.
"Sasha Cameron is one of the most composed finishers, along with our current striker Kat [Marment] I have played alongside. Brilliant feet, good pace and clinical. Sasha was a great team player who I wish we could still have playing for us." 
Callington have been regularly amongst the challengers in the Western Division in recent seasons and Sam is convinced that the club has the potential to go a lot higher. "Definitely," she replies. "If it was not for our own mistakes, we believe last year would have been the year. To win this division at some point is our aim and we believe in ourselves enough to know that it is a realistic target. Our club is growing along with our ambitions. 
"The manager, Adam McPherson doesn't get enough credit for how he has developed the players and the team from playing near the bottom of the county league, to being SWWFL League Cup Champions. His commitment to the team is second to none. 
"Kate McPherson again does not get noticed for the work she puts in behind the scenes and not just for our team. Over the years, all the admin, paperwork, meetings and phone calls for both the club as well as our league."

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