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Franklin United Youth Academy

Franklin United Update #9

2018-02-28T20:39:56+13:0027 February 2018|

Monday 26 February 2018 signaled the start of our regional academy with our first training sessions of talented footballers across 10th to 16th Grades. This impacts on every member of the club as we start to develop the talent pathway to produce the best players we can, from top to bottom. First Team players are [...]

FUYA Update #8

2018-03-02T15:00:32+13:0024 February 2018|

“No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered.” — Winston Churchill We considered it on 30 August 2017... We thought we just had to do it to provide a pathway to our young football talent in the region! On Monday we start the Franklin United Youth Academy on the grass. FUYA! [...]

FUYA Update #4

2018-03-02T14:45:15+13:006 February 2018|

Don’t forget the Academy trials begin this week as per the table below.  It is strongly recommended that players attend both trials for their age group so they give themselves the best chance of selection success.  Team selections will be made promptly so unsuccessful players know if they need to trial for their club team [...]

FUYA Update #3

2018-03-02T14:40:54+13:0031 January 2018|

A few questions have come in on the YoungFUs and our process to get them involved.  The regional nature of the FU concept (as opposed to a single club delivering it) has meant for a few tweaks as we go into the mobilisation of FUYA.  Here’s the revised approach for engaging with our budding YoungFUs! [...]

FUYA Update #2

2018-03-02T14:47:52+13:0023 January 2018|

We are thrilled to have Mark Holt joining Ben (our Director of Football) to lead FUYA teams this season.  Mark will be responsible for the 10th, 11th & 12th Grade development as well as overseeing the 15th, 16th & 17th Grades. He comes to us with a wealth of experience in coaching football academies and developing pathways, having established his academy [...]