How does the Academy work?

About FUYA :

The Franklin United Youth Academy (FUYA, pronounced foo-yah) was established in 2018 to provide quality training for talented 12-17yo players in the Franklin region.  We form 1-2 teams in each age group which play in NRF competitions, aiming for a spot in higher divisions.

Franklin United has qualified coaches who deliver the Academy programme, supported by the Franklin Board and administration staff.

FUYA U11 Mixed, U12 Mixed, players train 2-3 times a week with FUYA coaches & play in DUFC teams at Drury.  Please use this form to register your interest in FUYA training in Term 1 and 2022.

Franklin U13,U14,U15 ,U17 mixed and U14 – U16 Girls, players train 3 nights a week at Drury/Opaheke.

Contact our Club Administrator Angela Munro: admin@franklinunited.nz

Download Terms & Conditions – Franklin Terms & Conditions – Club Run Programmes

Please attend all trials for the correct age group. If you can’t attend please let us know after doing registration.

Registrations/ expression of interest open now.

Franklin United Youth Academy

Trials

Academy trials are held at the beginning of each year.

2021 Trials

Trials date TBA

Academy Registration

Academy Trials are held at the beginning of term 4 and again early 2022

Age groups in 2022

Born 2009 – U13

Born 2008 – U14

Born 2007 – U15

Born 2005-06 U17

Registration Form

FUYA Registration Form
Player preferred position/s

Training

Squad players train from February to December at one of the football facilities across Franklin. The training nights and location for each squad are determined by pitch and coach availability.

2021 Fees

If selected to represent Franklin United this season, the cost to be involved are as follows: $1200 for 2021, includes Comet registration.

Fees are now an annual amount which covers Terms 1-4. Payment options are in full Term 1 or three $400 payments invoiced in Term 1,2 and 3.

For other payment plans information, please contact admin@franklinunited.nz

For payments our bank account is:

Franklin United Football Club Incorporated

ASB Pukekohe – 12-3023-0044974-01

Uniform

Unsure of sizing? Check out the Joma sizing chart »
The Joma sizes are quite a small a fit so please check the chart. You will likely find you need to order a size larger than usual, or even two sizes larger if you like a loose fit. If you’ve already sent in your kit order form, don’t worry, just let us know if you need to change your size by emailing admin@franklinunited.nz

How to order the FUYA Kit

This is now done via Joma direct via Football Unlimited.

Skills Centre

About Skills Centre Plus

Skills Centre Plus is open to players from any club, you don’t have to play for Franklin United, Drury UFC or Pukekohe AFC.

FAQs

What is Franklin United Football Academy (FUYA)?

This has been set up to provide the Franklin community the opportunity for ambitious and potential footballers to follow an elite footballing pathway (All Whites, USA University Scholarship etc.).

Who and what ages does FUYA cater for?

This has been set up for local Franklin kids, from Bombay, to Mercer, to Drury, to Awhitu. Academy age group starts with training for 11/12yos and teams start at 13th grade goes up to 17th grade.

Where do the Academy teams play?

The teams will play for Franklin United in the highest NRF competition possible.

There have been many questions about which divisions the FUYA teams will play in and we have sought clarification from the Auckland Football Federation (AFF) to make sure we  are clear on what’s in store for our players each weekend.

The FUYA teams will all play in their age group Conference division.Can you be part of the Academy but still play for your club?

There are opportunities for players who just want to be exposed to the academy development, but also play with their friends at their local club (not for Franklin United).

How much does it cost?

The academy fees are in line with all other elite Auckland footballing academies.  Please click here to see our Academy Fees.

Is there trials?

The main trials are held in February each year, we welcome players to trial during year, please email us to ask training session details.

What if we can’t afford to put our child through the Academy?

There are limited funding opportunities available and kids can be selected with a reference from your local club and completing a process with Franklin United. This is to help kids that may not be able to afford the fees.

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