Academy Half Term Trials – Apply Now!

Just about to take your GCSE exams? Coming to the end of your first year at college?

Mickleover Sports FC are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers who wish to join a semi-professional academy in the Evo-Stik League from September 2017 where you will study for a BTEC in Sport qualification (Level 2 or 3), train every day with an UEFA qualified coach and play in the NPL Football Academy League and FA Youth Cup.

The Mickleover Sports ‘Education and Football Academy’ is an alternative to college and is ideal for any 16/17 year old who wants to gain a great education and develop as a footballer at the same time.

Trials are taking place in the forthcoming half term holidays on Thursday 1st June from 12.30pm – 2.30pm at the Racecourse, St Marks Road, Derby, DE21 6AL that anyone is welcome to attend by registering at

At the Mickleover Sports Academy you will study, train and play full time.

– Alternative to college
– BTEC in Sport Level 2 or 3 (L3 equivalent to 2/3 A Levels)
– Two year programme
– Study in the classroom with your team mates
– Opportunities to gain experience at the football club
– View the Study promotional video (

– With first team manager John McGrath and first team player Andy Dales
– Train three/four times a week
– Improve technical ability and fitness on a daily basis
– Opportunities to train with the reserves and first team
– View the train promotional video (

– In the NPL Football Academy League
– Opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup
– Games played at Evo-Stik League stadiums
– Opportunities to progress to the reserves and first team
– Opportunities to play for the inter-league team against
professional clubs (
– View the play promotional video (

– Trips to St George’s Park
– All matches are filmed, analysed and shown in a weekly highlights package online with our video partners FilmMyMatch (
– Opportunities to study, play and coach in the USA by gaining a scholarship
– Progress onto our three year university degree course (

Activate your ambition now and apply at




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