Prior to Saturday’s home game against AFC Wimbledon, Notts County first team manager Jamie Fullarton spoke with BBC Radio Nottingham’s Colin Slater in the club’s Wheelers Suite.
And his view of developing the club's younger players brought applause from those in attendance.
"You've got to make sure you give the kids in this area the first and best opportunity to play for this club. And that's a big drive for me - we've got to make sure we're hot on the heels of the best talent in this area before we look outside of it."
Drawing on his international experience, Jamie told went on to tell Colin: "If you can play for your local club you get a similar sense - with the hairs standing up on your neck - when you play for them."
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Colin Slater's pre-match interviews in the Wheelers Suite are a key part of the club's matchday hospitality offerings as well as player meet and greets amongst many other things. To book your hospitality package for Hartlepool United in less than a fortnight, contact the Commercial Team by calling 0115 9557 241 or send an email to email@example.com.
Meanwhile, the club's youth team beat Burton Albion 4-2 at the weekend and we'll have extended highlights and post-match reaction live on Magpie PlayerHD in the coming days.
Tomorrow Richard Dryden will again be fielding players from the club's academy alongside seasoned professionals at Meadow Lane when the reserve side take on Hartlepool at Meadow Lane. Kick-off is at 2pm, with tickets priced at £3 for adults, and £1 for concessions.