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Academy team visits St George’s Park

This week the academy players visited the training ground of the England football team St George’s Park. Academy players were warmly welcomed by the staff and given an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the impressive £105 million, 330 acres training facility....

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Michel’s Football & Academic Success

Michel Bou Farah studies and trained with the IH Manchester international Academy during the 2014/2015 & 2015/2016. A dedicated player and student Michel was always one to work hard and try to improve by that small percentage each week, his aim was to make a...

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Premier League Ace Frank Sinclair Visits Academy

 Former Premier League defender who has worked under the likes of Glenn Hoddle, Martin O’Neill, Gianluca Vialli and Ruud Gullit visited our academy at Ellesmere College to oversee training and pass on his experiences to academy players. Frank Sinclair, who helped...

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More Success! Will training with Crewe Alexandra FC

More Success! Will training with Crewe Alexandra FC Following the showcase event a few weeks ago Will Brookshaw has been invited to train with the academy at Crewe Alexandra Football Club. Will who is 14 and one of the goal keepers at the academy will now train and be...

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Showcase Success – Ben Signs For Radcliffe!

With only 1 week gone since the football showcase event in Manchester we have our first success story as Benjamin Hjun Woong Seol signs for Radcliffe Borough FC in the Evostick North league. Ben has been training all season with the football academy in Manchester, and...

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Football Showcase event

The second showcase event at the IH Manchester academy took place this week, and once again was a huge success with over 45 players involved and 5 of those being looked at further by professional or semi-professional clubs. The day’s events kicked off with a talk from...

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Richie Wellens Visits Ellesmere

The players at the IH Manchester Academy site had another great guest session this week when former Manchester United and Leicester city start Richie Wellens visited the players. Richie, now a regular with the IH Manchester academy’s, spent the day at the Ellesmere...

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Showcase event

Friday 25th August 2017 saw the first IH Manchester independent showcase event, where all the players registered with the programme, along with some invited players from a local non-league side, got to show their ability to scouts and representatives from clubs around...

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Ex-professional Richie Wellins Visit

Ex professional Richie Wellins visited the academy on Friday 28th July as a guest speaker for the squad, answering questions and sharing his knowledge and experience of what it takes to make it as a professional footballer. Richie who is currently first team coach at...

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