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Nailers Academy May Trials

1 year ago By David Laughlin

Belper Town FC are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers who wish to join our semi-professional academy from September 2017

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

Belper Town 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 Belper Town '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 Wednesday 31st May from 2pm - 4pm at Belper Leisure Centre, John O'Gaunts Way, Belper, DE56 0DA that anyone is welcome to attend by registering at

At the Belper Town 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 U21's 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 U21's 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

Updated 09:10 - 26 May 2017 by David Laughlin

Where next?

Belper Town FC Academy 2017-18 The Nailers Academy is now open for applications for next season with an open football session being held in the forthcoming half term holidays.
Belper Town Academy trials - September 2018 intake Limited Places left on the Nailers Academy for the 18/19 season

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