Fleetwood Town International Football Academy program

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International Soccer Academy in England

This high performance UK football training program enables athletes to learn what it takes to play for an English Professional football club.

The Fleetwood Town FC football academy in UK is for male soccer players aged 16 to 22 years. The training program takes place at the $14 million state of the art football training complex at nearby Poolfoot Farm, is focused entirely on football, and is offered for three possible durations: 4 weeks, 12 weeks or 24 weeks.

In Fleetwood Town's Pro Experience program, players follow the FTFC football academy philosophy which aims to educate, develop and produce creative and dynamic players. All training sessions are conducted by FTFC coaches and monitored by their own club recruitment staff.

For players who are ages 13 - 18 and pursuing high school academic tracks, the Rossall Elite Football Program would be the program for you. Rossall School’s impressive one hundred and sixty acre campus is situated just 3km from the Highbury Stadium (Fleetwood Town home stadium) and will be your host school. Click here for program details.


Fleetwood Town F.C. - An English League One team

Fleetwood Town Football Club is an English professional football club with an outstanding commitment and reputation for nurturing and developing young talent. Based in the town of Fleetwood, Lancashire, the team competes in League One, the third tier of the English football league system. Their home ground is Highbury Stadium in Fleetwood and the supporters of the club are affectionately known as the "Cod Army", which is also the nickname of the club.

In 2016, Manchester United’s former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, opened the $14 million state of the art training complex at nearby Poolfoot Farm. These amazing training facilities are a tangible expression of the club’s ambition - both in terms of league performance but also with regards to the talented Fleetwood youth soccer players.

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Pro Experience Football Program

This Pro Football Program with Fleetwood Town FC is all about player development. No matter whether you have already played in a soccer academy, with aspirations to play professionally, or simply wish to develop your footballing skills, the program is designed for you to continue your progression to reach your full potential and progress to various levels within the beautiful game.

Players are immersed in a full-time training and league program at the home of Fleetwood Town Football Club’s first team and academy players. FTFC will develop and educate each individual on the complexities of the modern day game.

In this Elite Soccer Academy in England, students exhibiting a high enough standard of play will be given opportunities to also train with the Fleetwood Town FC youth Academy teams.


Benefits of Fleetwood Town International Football Academy in the UK

  • Opportunity to train at one of the leading sports complexes in the North West of England, the $14M Poolfoot Farm.
  • Full time training program working with FTFC UEFA licensed coaches focused on developing every aspect of your game both on and off the pitch.
  • Showcase your ability in front of FTFC recruitment team on a daily basis.
  • Player development reporting system working on individual learning objectives to aid and enhance performance.
  • Workshops, seminars and player/team analysis sessions aimed at supporting player development.
  • Be part of the FTFC family and journey.
  • Full Fleetwood Town FC kit package.
  • First class education in academics and football
  • Chartered physiotherapy
  • Links and pathways to FTFC partner clubs, both in the UK and overseas.

State-of-the-Art Football Facilities

  • 7 top class grass fields
  • 2 FIFA 2 star grade, 4G fields
  • 4 FTFC red 5-a-side fields
  • 10 changing rooms including showers
  • Club meeting rooms
  • Multi-use FTFC classrooms for analysis sessions, nutrition lessons, upcoming fixture preparation and much more

Football Program Overview

FTIFA aims to provide all players with aspirations of playing at the highest level possible with the platform to realize their goals. The program has structured 4, 12 & 24-week cycles of learning which will ensure players will develop all parts of their game. There are opportunities for players to showcase their talents to both FTFC’s own coaches, along with scouts from other UK clubs and clubs worldwide.

FTIFA’s experienced coaches and mentors also provide ongoing advice as to the very best route for future football with support from a significant network of contacts worldwide.

FTIFA Football Program Inclusions

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Participants of FTIFA are housed with other FTFC club players in the north shore area of Blackpool at one of the clubs hotels.

  • The Lodge Hotel
    6-8 Northumberland Avenue
    FY2 9SB

Players will receive breakfast & an evening meal here (lunch is served at the Crossbar restaurant at Poolfoot Farm) during the week while on weekends players will be provided with three meals a day. Rooms sleep one, two or four, include WiFi, a TV & are en-suite.

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* 4 Week Course DOES NOT include Airfare tickets to or from England

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