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Northern Ireland


The Playing for the Future Academy, proudly sponsored by Nike in Association with Club Sport NI, is delivered by UEFA Pro & A Licence coaches. Our NI academy is based in Belfast and Lurgan. We are proud to have some of NI's best coaches. Our programme is delivered using the Playing for the Future Coaching Curriculum where our coaches follow a planned coaching syllabus. Our ethos is to bring the best players together through our top class recruitment team to provide additional coaching and opportunities. We are proud to have helped many players progress into the Club NI International set-up. 


• UEFA Licence Coaching 


• Player Assessments

• 360 Player App

• Club partnership programme & International Club partnership programme 

• Pro club tours and world class tournaments 

If you think you have what it takes to be part of our academy programme get in touch and one of our recruitment team will come and watch your son in action. Please contact us for details.


November 2021 seen us expand our programme into mainland UK with the introduction of our Huddersfield Academy. The Huddersfield Academy will initially cater for u7/u8, u9/u10, u11/u12 age groups. Entry is by trial only. Venue details below; 

5CORE, Tandem Industrial Estate, Wakefield Rd, Tandem, Huddersfield, HD5 0AL

Trials are being held on Thursday's. Click here for more details. 

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