Foundation of Light is delighted to announce trial dates for Sunderland Girls’ Academy (Regional Talent Club, RTC) squads ahead of 2021-22 season.
Trials will be held over two days at the award-winning Beacon of Light and Downhill Football Hub, with potentially a further invite only sessions taking place the following day.
Split over two-days the trials are an excellent opportunity for young, talented female footballers to join the country’s leading Girls’ Academy which has helped develop talents such as England’s Stephanie Houghton, Jill Scott as well as current SAFC Ladies captain Kiera Ramshaw and Libbi McInnes.
Jamie Wright, Technical Director of Sunderland Girls’ Academy said: “The growth and quality in youth players in the North East is increasing and having role models from the local area, such as Steph Houghton and Libbi McInnes is great.
“The trials are an excellent opportunity to find out more about the Girls Academy and develop their game further.”
Successful trialists will take part in a comprehensive training programme covering technical, tactical, physical, and social elements of football under the guidance of specialist UEFA and FA qualified coaches.
It is important that players attending trials qualify to play in the appropriate age group.
|Age group||To be eligible for this age group, on 31st August you must be aged|
|U10/11||8, 9 or 10 years (school year 3, 4 and 5)|
|U12||11 years (school year 6 and 7)|
|U14||12 or 13 years (school year 8 and 9)|
|U16||14 or 15 years (school year 10 and 11)|
Trials will be held on the following:
Written By Kay James
27 April 2021