Last Few Places Left On Our Brand New Academy

Pre-season is well underway for our successful education and football Academy squad and we are on the look out 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.

Mickleover Sports Academy are the current NPL Football Academy champions (three years in a row) and in pre-season so far, first team and academy manager John McGrath has included ELEVEN students in his first team squads playing against the likes of Burton Albion, Mansfield Town and Notts County.

PRE-SEASON takes place every Wednesday from 12pm – 2pm at Mickleover Sports FC, Station Road, Mickleover, DE3 9FB and 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 (

– Experienced & UEFA qualified coaches
– 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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