International Soccer & Education Courses

Manchester Professional Football Trials
Posted Monday, August 27, 2018
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Manchester Pro Football Tryouts

Showcase Your Talent

During the program we invite former professionals, current club coaches and highly experienced coaches from the UK to our training ground to conduct training sessions. These are a great opportunity not only to showcase a player’s talent to the pros, but to see first-hand how the professional club coaches work and what they expect.

Previous guest coaches include coaches from Blackburn Rovers, Burnley FC, ex-players from Preston, Manchester city and Manchester United along with current players and coaches from a variety of clubs on the PFA sessions. During the 2015 season the players were coached by Manchester United star Michael Carrick.

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Daily Football Training

With UEFA Qualified Coaches

Training sessions are focused and tailored to develop each player both individually and all players collectively as a team technically and tactically targeting competitive fixtures. In the initial weeks of a program players will be tested and given feedback on areas for improvement. These tests will be repeated with targets set for each player on a regular basis.

Players will be involved in football specific fitness work to improve stamina, strength and core stability which are vitally required attributes in the professional game. Players will learn about their own responsibilities in play along with team work shape and different systems of play. Players may experience different positions and coaches will try to find the optimum position and role in the games for players.

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Talent Exposure

With The Professional Football Association

Working with the PFA we are involved in regular sessions where coaches and players from clubs use our players to coach and learn more about the game. These sessions are a great opportunity for our players to not only attend some of the best training facilities in the world, but get to be seen, coached and interact with some of the top coaches and players in the UK.

In recent seasons our players have been lucky enough to be coached by Michael Carrick current England & Manchester United star, ex Newcastle & Blackburn player Darren Peacock, ex Blackpool & Leicester player Gary Taylor-Fletcher and ex QPR, West Ham, Manchester City and England international star Trevor Sinclair as well as ex-players Nicky Hunt, Danny Pugh, Paul Rahubka, Freddy Kanuote, and Michael Raynes.

Competitive Games

Against Local And Professional Academies.

Games will be scheduled based upon the EduKick MANCHETER squad’s ability level to allow them to put into practice what they have worked on during the daily training sessions. These games are also an opportunity for our players to showcase their talent to the opponent coaches or watching scouts.

Past examples of fixtures played are against Preston North End, Accrington Stanley, Bury FC, Manchester United Foundation team, Manchester City Shadow squad, Curzon Ashton, Barrow FC, Altringham FC along with many colleges and visiting touring teams in the Manchester area.

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Manchester Pro Trials Features

  • Training - Players live, train daily, and compete in weekly matches. Players will also study from 2-6 weeks prior to the pro trial event.
  • Guest Speakers - Guest speakers from the world of Football & Sport will be teaching depending upon their availability.
  • Trial Events - Attend one professional football trial event, with UK pro club officials, scouts and representatives in attendance
  • Ground Transport - Private bus transportation between EduKick’s Manchester school and the football training facility.
  • Education - Daily education classes (BTEC Diploma in Sport, English language classes or online USA Grade 10, 11 or 12)
  • Player Prep - Players will receive an online player profile/CV
 and a full training kit.
  • Full Gym - Access to a fully equipped Gym 7 days a week.
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  • Showcase - Guest coaching sessions with professional football clubs/coaches in the northwest giving you an opportunity to showcase your talent.
  • Active Monitoring - Team meetings with match or training analysis are held to ensure the best learning experience with academy reports & feedback.
  • Accommodation - Host family Accommodation is provided for ages 16 & 17, but is optional for those aged 18 and above.
  • Air Transport - Airport transfers on arrival & departure at the start and end of the course.
  • 24 Hour Helpline - Our 24 hour on call helpline will always be available if assistance is needed.)
  • Insurance - Student insurance is provided for the duration of their 6 week stay.
  • Support - Welfare support and guidance will be given if need be.

Manchester Football Player Successes

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Manchester Football Success Stories

Showcasing the success of an accomplished football academy

We're proud of the professional soccer players we've produced. Each one demanded something different so we found the answer.

Miguel Hamutenya Successful Footballer Story

Miguel Hamutenya

Professional with Norwegian 2nd division club Strommen FC.ustry

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Duncan McCormick

Duncan McCormick

Seattle Sounders MLS & Wake Forrest!

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Eric Behrens Successful Footballer Story

Eric Behrens

EduKick 2013 German Alumni Eric Behrens has signed a contract with English Championship club Derby County Youth Academy.

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Lawrence Hanna

Lawrence Hanna

English League Two club Accrington Stanley FC

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Davide Somma Successful Footballer Story

Davide Somma

English Premier League Leeds United!

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Nico Muniz

Nico Muniz

Spanish 3rd Division professional team C.F.Pozuelo de Alarcon.

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