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Belper Town Academy - Year 11 Trials - February Half Term

By David Laughlin

Belper Town are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers currently in Year 11 who wish to join our semi-professional academy.

Our semi-professional academy is linked to the Evo-Stik League where students will #Study, #Train and #Play full time after leaving school in 2019.

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 its fourth year, the Belper Town 'Education and Football Academy' 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 the forthcoming February half term holidays.

DATE & TIME: Tuesday 19th February, 2pm - 4pm
VENUE: Belper Leisure Centre, John O'Gaunts Way, Belper, DE56 0DA (3G pitch)

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

At the Belper Town 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

Follow the NPLFA:

Updated 17:35 - 8 Feb 2019 by David Laughlin

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Would you like to join our academy? Belper Town are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers who wish to join our semi-professional academy

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