Sunderland City Juniors at Pro:Direct Academy

Pro:Direct Sunderland enjoy visits to top stadiums for tours and tournaments every season.


Pro:Direct Academy Sunderland is based at Sunderland City Juniors Football Club. They are a Junior Grassroots Football Club based in the heart of Sunderland City Centre. The aim of this PDA centre is to encourage a healthy lifestyle, help to improve children's love of the beautiful game and create long lasting memories and friendships. They pride themselves on being a family friendly centre and are proud of the role we play for Pro:Direct, the city and the local area.

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Sunderland City Juniors teams at Pro:Direct Academy

Pro:Direct Academy Sunderland have enjoyed success in the form of local cup and league wins since 2015.

Pro:Direct Academy Sunderland

Eden Vale, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR4 7LP

What to Expect:
dedicated to developing extraordinary players and people both on and off the pitch. Our development programme is specifically designed for players to play, compete and just be the best they can be, at Sunderland City Juniors FC. Formed in May 2015 we have 9 junior teams all named after Sunderland legends.

For more than five years, PDA has been developing young talent to Be Extraordinary. With over 6,000 already registered, we welcome players of all abilities to our centres across the UK and Indonesia. Development programmes are overseen by UEFA A Licensed Head Coach Tom Hart. Our FA Licensed coaches ensure there is a welcome, support and fun sessions for all players every week.

Parents and players can expect a fun, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere. Development & Elite Level sessions to cater for players of all abilities. Premium venues including 3G pitches. Inspiring and dynamic coaching from DBS checked FA Licensed coaches.

Core PDA values are instilled in coaches, players and parents. Players enjoy wearing top-of-the-range Nike kit packs and elite level equipment. Selected centres compete in local league matches and enjoy tours to St George's Park, overseas Pro Direct Academies, tournaments, stadiums and cities. There are planned introductions to professional club trials for selected players.


PHIL MCGUIRE - Head of Pro:Direct Academy Sunderland
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