FSD Panthers - New Female Football & Education Programme at FSD Academy!

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FSD Panthers is the new, full-time female football and education programme at FSD Academy, starting September 2021. During your time at FSD Academy you will spend approximatley 50% of your time studying and 50% of your time training and competing in football and futsal.

You can join us age 16 or 17 (after GCSE's) or age 18 (after A'Levels or college).

You will study for a BTEC Diploma in Sport (Level 2, 3 or 3 Extended, depending on your GCSE results). At the same time as maximising your footballing potential, the educational part of the course is equivalent to A' Levels with a pathway to university if you wish.

If you have already attended college or completed A'Levels you can still join us age 18 and study a 1 year Active IQ course in Gym Instruction and Personal Training, with all the same access to our football training programme!

The FSD Panthers women's football programme is a superb opportunity to accelerate your footballing potential. Opportunities for professional trials at Leicester City Women can be arranged for any players demonstrating the required ability, effort and attitude. Leicester City Women currently play in the women's Super League 2 and are pushing for promotion to the Super League where they would play all the UK's top teams including; Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Man Utd, Tottenham. Good luck to Leicester City Women!

If you are interested in joining the FSD Panthers women's football and education programme attend our FREE Easter friendly tournament event, register your interest, or apply now!

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FSD Panthers More Information:

Female students on this course can benefit from:

- Daily football training for accelerated development and opportunities in the game.

- Regular competition (play for FSD Panthers Academy team AND continue to play for your club weekend team).

- A BTEC Diploma in Sport equivalent to 3 A'Levels.

- Pathways to higher level or professional football, university, apprenticeships and jobs in sport and leisure.

- Support of Matthew Piper (former Leicester City player and current BBC Sport LCFC commentator), Owen Johnson (FSD Head Coach and founder of don't.just.kick.it) and Kyron Stabana (FSD Women Head Coach, Leicester City Women Youth Coach and former professional player).

- Individual mentoring

- Work experience, coaching, mentoring and apprenticeship opportunities

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