Girls’ Post-16 Academy

Recruitment is now underway for current Year 11 girls to join the BFC Girls’ Academy which kicked off in September 2017. The scheme for those aged 16-18, will mirror the boys’ Shadow Youth Team programme and is a fantastic opportunity to combine football playing skills with academic practice in the dynamic surroundings of the UCFB Burnley facilities at Turf Moor.

What does the programme offer?

  • The choice of a large selection of BTEC and A Level programmes delivered by Nelson and Colne College
  • Eight hours of dedicated coaching per week by Burnley FC in the Community coaches
  • Regular Wednesday playing fixtures
  • The opportunity to play for Burnley FC Ladies
  • A free Burnley FC training kit worth over £200
  • Progression routes into higher education
  • A pathway into scholarship opportunities in America
  • To view and download our Burnley FC teams booklet click here.

This is the first time Burnley FC in the Community in partnership with Nelson and Colne College have offered such a programme to female players, with an emphasis on both enhancing technical skills and ability while supporting educational and career development. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

Trials for the Girls’ Academy will commence soon. Sign up now here!
For more information, please contact our Admissions Team on 01282 440272