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Ten Day UK Experience

the perfect opportunity

Interested in joining the academy?

If you are interested in joining Macclesfield FC's International Academy and would like to experience a unique first-hand taster of what our programme entails, then we have the perfect opportunity to help you decide.

We are delighted to be able to invite you over to the United Kingdom for a ten-day taster experience, where you will see for yourself what it is like to live the life of a professional footballer within our Academy structure.

This immersive trip will take place between March 12th - March 21st 2021 and will embody an eclectic and inspiring schedule which will allow you to experience what life is like within our programme.

Not only will you train at our world-class facilities each and every day, but you will also play matches against professional academies, meet our acclaimed UEFA-licensed coaches and reap the rewards from a bespoke masterclass with former Premier League and Welsh International footballer, Robbie Savage.

In addition to this, you will also be able to meticulously analyse all aspects of your game which will provide you with a framework to maximise your potential going forward.

This prestigious opportunity will also give you the chance to prove to us why you would be a perfect fit for the UK's biggest and International Football Academy.

Indeed, all players that perform well and show a high level of commitment will receive an invitation to join our coveted full-time International Academy which spans from September through until May and runs alongside a University degree programme.

You will also receive a guided tour of the world-class educational facilities contained within our partner universities, as well as a whole host of other activities including a tour of a Premier League stadium, regular strength and conditioning classes in the gym and a day trip to England's iconic capital city - London.

The total cost of the trip is £1,800 and is inclusive of the following......

The Football

  • Daily professional development sessions - led by acclaimed UEFA qualified coaches.
  • A bespoke strength and conditioning programme, specifically tailored to your position, playing style and goals.
  • Three meals per day at our dedicated Academy Restaurant.
  • Play in showcase games - which not only allows players the opportunity to test themselves against the best in Europe, but also to impress a vast network of scouts and other industry-leading coaches. 
  • Complimentary access to a state-of-the-art gym for those who want to engage in extra training sessions.
  • Additional training sessions ran by the Macclesfield FC First Team Manager and Head of Academy.
  • Players will enjoy informative lectures conducted by guest speakers - including Director of Football Robbie Savage and other former Premier League players.
  • In-depth match analysis sessions, complete with highlights footage from both game and training settings.
  • An end-of-trip analysis session which will review progress made and formulate an action plan for future development.

The Accommodation

  • All accommodation is included as part of the price, with players staying in a centrally-based hotel which is close to all amenities. 
  • All transport to and from training and games will be provided and organised by Macclesfield FC.
  • Transportation both to and from Manchester Airport.
  • A guided tour of the historic and cosmopolitan city of Preston will be provided.
  • All players will be provided with personalised Adidas Macclesfield FC International Academy training and matchday kit.

Other Activities

  • A guided tour of our university.
  • Informative sessions from University Lecturers.
  • A guided trip to London.
  • A tour of a Premier League stadium.
  • Additional activities together.
  • Q&A session.
  • Personalized player review.

*Flights are to be purchases separately.

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