Aim –

To provide talented players (aged 9-16 ) playing in grassroots football, with an opportunity to practice and play in a professional environment whilst representing Burton Albion Community Trust and Burton Albion Football Club.

We intend to further enhance the development of these gifted players following a trial period.

Further Information – 

* Invite only

* Trials for squad selection

* All registered players need to be living within 1 hour away of the stadium

* Games programme during school holidays with our Premier League and Football League partner clubs including Burton Albion Academy

* X2 annual Player development reviews

* High quality coaching from UEFA A & B qualified coaches

* Player centred syllabus linked with attacking and defending principles of play

* GK specific programme

* 1 hour weekly sessions across a 36week programme during the school term

Outcomes –

* Progression into Academy squads if deemed appropriate

* Competitive games programme

* Exit routes into Further Education 11 aside and futsal programmes

* Exit routes into Referee Academy

* Development of young leaders and coaches

* Players reviews to track performance and progress