Get signed up for Latics' exciting new football education programme trial
Date published: 04 May 2021
The Latics football education programme offers young people the chance to receive professional football training alongside studying for an academic qualification
A second trial date has been announced by Oldham Athletic FC Academy staff for potential players and students to become part of the club’s exciting new football education programme.
The trial will take place at Avro FC's Vestacare Stadium on Saturday, May 22 (11am till 1pm).
The Latics programme – which runs in partnership with Tameside College - offers young people the chance to receive professional football training alongside studying for an academic qualification.
It is based at the Vestacare Stadium, and allows students to receive professional football training under the expert supervision of Latics coaching staff as well as studying - for two years - for an academic qualification – a BTEC Level 2 and 3 in Sport.
The Vestacare Stadium boasts a superb 3G pitch, grass pitches and classrooms on site.
After the first trial last month, Head of Academy Paul Murray said: "We've already signed a significant amount of talent for the football education programme.
"It was a successful day in terms of the quality and the people who have signed up to the programme.
“They all have huge potential both on and off the pitch, so it's an exciting summer ahead.
"For anyone interested, please get in touch or share the message to young people in the local area who may be able to benefit from this."
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