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FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

21 May 2014

Train, play and study with Pompey in the Community

Are you aged 16 or 17 and want to train full-time?

Well, you could represent Pompey in the southern division of the PLFL U19 Development League against the likes of Chelsea, Fulham and Tottenham.

This full-time two-year scholarship programme will give a unique learning opportunity to those who could potentially be late football developers, giving them time to develop while also studying for a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma – allowing entry to top sports universities across the country.

Craig Pearce, Pompey in the Community’s head of sports and coaching, said: “This will be an amazing experience for the scholars as we will replicate a professional learning and training environment – the same as the current full-time scholars within Pompey’s academy.”

The course starts in September 2014 and runs for two years. Study sessions take place at the Pompey Study Centre.

A trial day will be held for those who are interested on the 4G pitch at the Mountbatten Centre between 1pm and 3pm on Tuesday, May 27.

Please contact Mark Corbett on 07729 284227 or email mark.corbett@pompeyitc.org.uk for further details.

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