King’s Lynn football academy to launch

June 3, 2017 by  

King’s Lynn Town Football Club has enlisted the help of the College of West Anglia (CWA) for the launch of its new football academy for new players.

As part of the initiative, students will receive sporting, as well as academic, tuition in a joint venture that will help develop the relationship between the community and the football team. Stephen Cleeve, the club chairman, said that he was keen to organise the project and is delighted that the COWA will be working with the club. Cleeve added:

“Our own Ray Hall will be involved in the selection process of student enrolment with The Walks being used not only for football purposes but academic ones as well. I cannot wait to see the scheme begin and hopefully see the fruits that this scheme will bear.”

The reserve team, as of next season, will be christened King’s Lynn Town Reserves (CWA) Football Club.

CWA sport programme manager, Scott Leadley, said that the collaboration provides students with a great opportunity to get involved with a sports club featuring ex-pro coaches for both training sessions and fixtures.

Students aged between 16 and 18 qualify to play for the under 19s team. In addition to word of mouth, the team will be recruiting new talent with help from promotional material such as banner printing and leaflet printing.