Want to combine a passion for the beautiful game with a successful career? Preston’s College football academy, run in partnership with Bamber Bridge FC, is holding trials for year 11 footballers to join the dynamic programme that combines skills on the pitch with professional qualifications.
Experience a Bamber Bridge FC Academy training session, be coached by our professionally qualified and experienced academy staff and find out more about our full-time football and education programme.
Our Football Academy is delivered in partnership with Bamber Bridge Football Club and is open to talented footballers who have a desire to take their football to the next level, alongside their academic studies.
The programme combines excellent academic achievement and skills development for player progression, designed to prepare you for the wide range of careers in sports.
You’ll represent the College on the field and have the chance to play for Bamber Bridge FC’s youth team in the Northern Premier League and cup games throughout the season.
Alongside regular, competitive football, you will study a Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Sport & Active Leisure, or a Level 3 Diploma & Extended Diploma in Sport.
Learners with these qualifications have gone onto roles in playing, coaching and refereeing and some have progressed onto a Degree or teaching qualifications.
The Academy is run by our UEFA B qualified coaches and has an excellent reputation the local area and football community.
As part of our enrichment programme, we travel to America to take part in the renowned President’s Day Tournament in Phoenix. Some of our learners have earned football scholarships in the USA.