Steps to

Tailored to the player’s individual needs, to ensure they develop in the areas they wish. You could be a youngster who is just starting out in football and looking to develop your technical skills, or maybe you’re at an advanced level and want to further develop your skills to enhance your chances of getting a trial at a professional youth academy.

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Football 4 All

Our first step is available for all players. Whether they have only just started on their football journey or have played for a while. Community centres are the best environment for player’s to learn the skills of football.

These programmes will provide fun and enjoyment within schools, for pre-schoolers and out within the community.

FFG Free Community sessions // FFG Tiny Ballers // FFG Mini Ballers // FFG After School Clubs // FFG Festivals & Tournaments

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Our development centres provide players the opportunity to receive extra technical training. They are highly suitable for players who have been playing football and futsal regularly.

Our philosophy at our Development Centre’s is to teach in-game related practices, individual and group/team challenges to ensure all players are developing their technical and social aspects of the game. Players receive expert coaching from experienced FA & UEFA qualified coaches. In addition, players represent FFG in organised fixtures and will receive feedback on their progression after the training block is complete.

FFG Baller Development // Football // Futsal // Goalkeeping // Girls-only


The Ferdinand Academy and Select Squads were created to prepare our elite players for the possibility of professional footballing careers under the guidance of our UEFA A Academy Manager. Our Academy and Select Squad players receive unrivalled training and support throughout their entire experience with Ferdinand Academy.

The Ferdinand Academy and Select Squads are fed predominantly through our Development Centres and play in the Junior Premier League. Bespoke exit strategies will be discussed and developed between the players, their families, their head coach, the Academy. This will help to ensure a smooth transition.

Our Pre-Academy starts from U7 whilst our Junior Premier League squads start at U8. Please visit our Ferdinand Academy page for further details.