8th May 2024

Yeovil Town FC Unveils Exciting New Under 18 Scholarship Programme at Huish Park

Yeovil Town Football Club is thrilled to announce the launch of our brand-new Under-18’s Scholarship Programme, set to commence at the iconic Huish Park for the 2024/25 season. This ground-breaking initiative is designed to cultivate young talent through a holistic approach that combines rigorous football training with high-quality education.

In collaboration with Knights Training Academy, known for their successful delivery of Level 2 & 3 courses at esteemed clubs such as Crystal Palace, we are set to provide a robust education programme tailored specifically for aspiring athletes. This partnership ensures that our scholars not only excel on the pitch but also achieve academically, equipping them with skills for life beyond football.

The football programme will be delivered by UEFA Licensed coaching staff, Matt Percival, Mark Challen & Jamie Phillip. All who have just won the 23/24 League Campaign within the Floodlight League.

A New Home for Rising Stars

The programme will be based full-time at Huish Park, offering a professional environment where young players can thrive. Each participant will benefit from comprehensive football training designed to push their abilities to the next level. Our football programme includes:

A Rigorous Pre-Season: Preparing players physically and mentally for the competitive season ahead.

Competitive Match Experience: Scholars will compete in the Floodlight Premier Division, participate in the prestigious FA Youth Cup, and engage in EFL Academy Friendlies.

This structured approach provides our players with the highest level of competitive play, enhancing their development and exposure.

Education Tailored for Athletes

Understanding the demands of balancing sport and study, our educational programme is carefully managed by a full-time tutor based at Huish Park. This ensures a tailored academic pathway that complements the training schedule, promoting success in both arenas. Our curriculum is designed to foster growth, resilience, and strategic thinking, crucial traits for both professional sports and personal development.

Showcase Your Talent

The programme is a direct pathway to professional football, with each player given the opportunity to showcase their talents throughout the season in hopes of securing a professional contract. It’s a chance to be seen, to stand out, and to step up into the professional game.

A New Era

This new scholarship programme will replace the current EPDP college programme, setting a new standard for football and academic excellence at Yeovil Town FC. We are committed to developing the next generation of footballers who are as strong in the classroom as they are on the field.

Apply Now

Are you ready to train at the next level? Visit https://forms.gle/5beupP3KNJH6EC9G9 to complete an application form.