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Football Academy at New College Swindon

Course description

The Football Academy is designed for footballers aged 16-19 years who are outstanding players.  It offers football and training in combination with full-time education and is sanctioned and supported by the Wiltshire Football Association.

Course content

You will train at New College up to four days a week.

Coaching is currently undertaken by Ian Howell, Matt Cosnett and Rob Hopkins.  Ian and Rob hold the UEFA `A’ Coaching Licence and all have a great deal of experience in coaching youth players, at Chelsea and Swindon Town.

You will have the opportunity to play for New College Academy in Saturday League Football (Hellenic League and the South West Counties Youth League) and mid-week in the Wiltshire Youth Football League.

Alongside your football training you will take a full-time academic programme.

You can choose from our AS/A Level and GCSE programme, or from our range of Vocational and BTEC courses.  Most choices can be accommodated by our flexible timetable.

Entry requirements

You need to be an outstanding footballer.

Future opportunities

We would expect you to follow the many previous students who have progressed to the higher levels of league and non-league football.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Swindon directly.

Last updated date: 28 April 2016

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