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By Derek Buckley

January 2019 Date confirmed.

Witton Albion are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers currently in Year 10 & Year 11 who wish to join a semi-professional academy in the Evo-Stik League where they will #Study, #Train and #Play full time after leaving school in 2019 (Current year 11 students) and 2020 (Current year 10 students)

Our students study for a BTEC in Sport qualification (Level 3), train every day with an UEFA qualified coach and play in the NPL Football Academy League with opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup.

Now in it's third year, the Witton Albion 'Education and Football Academy' (based in Sandbach) is an alternative to college and is ideal for any 16/17 year old who wishes to gain a great education and develop as a footballer at the same time.

TRIALS are taking place in January:-

DATE & TIME: Friday 4th January, 10am - 12pm
VENUE: Sandbach Community Football Centre, Hind Heath Road, Sandbach, CW11 3LZ (3G pitch)

If you would like to attend, please register your details at

At the Witton Albion Academy you will study, train and play full time.

- Alternative to college
- BTEC in Sport Level 3 (Diploma & Extended Diploma)
- 168 UCAS points (Extended Diploma) & 112 UCAS points (Diploma) available
- Two year programme
- Study in the classroom with your team mates
- Take the next step to UK university, US scholarship or employment/apprenticeship

- Experienced & UEFA qualified coaches
- Train three/four times a week
- Improve technical ability and fitness on a daily basis
- Opportunities to train with the first team

- 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 first team
- Opportunities to play for the inter-league team against
professional clubs (


- All matches are filmed, analysed and shown in a weekly highlights package online with our video partners FilmMyMatch (

- Opportunities to take part in online challenges against other students (

- Opportunities to study, play and coach in the USA by gaining a scholarship
- Progress onto our three-year university degree course ( )
Take a look at the NPLFA's success stories - - and activate your ambition now by applying at

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Updated 22:47 - 21 Dec 2018 by Derek Buckley

Where next?

NPL FOOTBALL ACADEMY - TEAM OF THE WEEK. Academy quartet recognised following Cup victory.
Leek Town vs Witton Albion Academy Change of kick off time confirmed.


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