Would you like to improve your English whilst training at a professional football academy in Manchester, UK?
Would you also like to see how far you can take your football at the same time as studying? Our English & Football course offers you the opportunity to do both.
IHM Football Academy gives equal priority to education and football.
We are passionate about helping young people to complete their education, whilst following their football dreams.
We will give you the education and football skills that you need to succeed. There is no need to choose between learning English & football.
Sitting twice a year, once in December and again in June, our panel will consider the merits of each IHM student player who has:
The Panel will then decide whether to recommend the player attends professional football club trials in Portugal or Spain.
The Panel will consist of the IHM senior coaching team.
This course runs throughout the academic year (September to June), following the academic terms of Abbey College Manchester:
Students can start any Monday, within these dates, and stay for as many weeks as they would like –
minimum course duration = two weeks
Football Academy Holidays:
Please note that whilst the English language school (and accommodation) remains open all year round (school closes on the days of public holidays), the football academy closes in line with the academic terms of Abbey College Manchester on the following dates:
Half Term – Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October 2023
Christmas – Monday 18th December to Friday 5th January 2024
Half Term - Monday 19th February to Friday 23rd February 2024
Easter – Monday 25th March to Friday 5th April 2024
Summer Holidays – Starts Monday 24th June 2024
NB – Extra English language classes are provided during the afternoons, in place of football coaching / match play, during the above holiday periods when the football academy is closed.
Subject to change.
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If you would like to book English lesson with us please complete the form below.
COVID-19 – I understand and agree that my classes may be online, or face to face in school, during this course (for example, if I have to isolate, or if the school staff consider it is more suitable, then I understand that I will attend classes online). I also understand that classes in school might be hybrid (some students in the classroom and some online via ZOOM). More information and guidelines.