Burnley FC in the Community and Nelson and Colne College are excited to be launching a Girls’ Football Academy.

Opening in September 2017, the scheme for those aged 16-18, will mirror the Boys Shadow Youth Team programme and is a fantastic opportunity to combine playing skills with academic practice in the dynamic surroundings of Turf Moor.This exciting new Academy scheme will offer:

  • The choice of a large selection of BTEC and A Level programmes delivered by Nelson and Colne College
  • Eight hours of dedicated coaching per week from qualified Burnley FC in the Community coaches
  • Regular Wednesday playing fixtures
  • The opportunity to play for Burnley FC Girls and Ladies
  • A free Burnley FC training kit worth over £200
  • Progression routes into higher education
  • A pathway into scholarship opportunities in America

This is the first time Burnley FC in the Community have offered such a programme to female players, with an emphasis on both enhancing technical skills and ability whilst supporting educational and career development. This is an opportunity not to be missed!Trials for the Girls’ Academy will be commencing in February/March 2017. To find out more information please contact Burnley FC in the Community on 01282 704716 or email education@burnleyfc.com or to register your interest please CLICK HERE.