Year Round Football Development

The Ellesmere Football season is structured as follows:


September to April:

  • 11 aside competitive league match play
  • Guest coaching sessions by visiting professional club academy coaches
  • Train and play visits to local professional clubs
  • Coaching sessions by prominent professional players via the
  • Professional Footballers Association coach development programme

October and May:

  • Open Football Trials to show case talent in front of professional scouts

May to July:

  • Tournament preparation and participation in extended professional club trials (for those selected).
  • Each term of football is focused on developing both team and individual goals. Academy training continues to run alongside each football term to ensure that maximum development takes place.