Our intention is for the Academy to develop high quality young players and to develop a player pathway to the first team and beyond. This is a significant investment for the football club over the long term, but with benefits that would far outweigh this cost once an Academy player breaks through into the first team.
Our brand-new Academy will offer students the opportunity to participate in an elite football programme, whilst still in full-time study, working towards formal qualifications which would subsequently allow a progression to university. The Altrincham FC Academy team will play weekly, with a goal of achieving membership of the National League Football Academy in the short term.
Benefits of the programme for the student: