Pro:Direct Academy offers trials to boys and girls

Pro:Direct Academy offers trials to boys and girls

Your time is now. 
16-19 years old? Study. Play. Experience it. The Pro:Direct Way 


LATEST UK TRIAL DATES FOR SEASON 20/21*

* As Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a range of measures to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) trialists should be aware that the dates of events below are likely to be subject to change in line with government recommendations.

We will review this on an ongoing basis and continue to provide updates to the events listed. When permitted we will of course ensure that sporting events at Pro:Direct Academy centres are only run in the best interests of our learners, coaches and tutors. 

MEANWHILE PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST WITH OUR CENTRES BELOW AND THEY CAN TELL YOU ALL ABOUT THEIR PROGRAMME - THANKS!


NORTH (BOYS)

MANCHESTER
THURSDAY 9TH JULY 2020

11am-12:30pm
Avro FC, White Bank Road, Oldham, OL8 3JH 
Head of PDA Manchester: Nathan Valentine
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more about PDA Manchester
Manchester Instagram

LANCASHIRE
TBC
Woodlands Memorial Ground, Blackpool Rd, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 4EL
Head of PDA Lancs: Trevor Sinclair
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more about PDA Lancashire


MIDLANDS (BOYS)


BIRMINGHAM
TBC
Previous Trial: Monday 17th February 
Romulus FC, Castle Vale Stadium, Farnborough Rd, Birmingham B35 7LQ
Head of PDA Birmingham: Daniel Elliott
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more about PDA Birmingham
Birmingham Instagram

NORTHAMPTON
TBC
Previous Trials: Mon 17th & Tues 18th February 
Daventry Sports Park, Browns Lane, Daventry, Northants, NN11 4NS 
3G Pitch
Head of PDA Northampton: Daniel Elliott
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more about PDA Northampton
Northampton Instagram

NOTTINGHAM
TBC
Previous Trials: Monday 17th & 
Thursday 20th February
Pro:Direct Stadium, Eastwood CFC, Chewton St, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HB
Contact Us
more about PDA Nottingham



LONDON (BOYS)

LONDON CENTRAL
TBC
Market Road Football Pitches, Islington, N7 9PL
3G Pitch
Head Coach PDA London Central: Ahmed Abdulla
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more about PDA London Central

LONDON EAST
TBC
Match Day Centres, Kitchener Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JP
3G Pitch
Head of PDA London North: Sal Besim
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more about PDA London East

LONDON NORTH
TBC
Previous Trial: Tuesday 18th February 
Lea Valley Academy, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield EN3 6TW
3G Pitch
Head Coach PDA London West: Callum Martin
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more about PDA London North

LONDON SOUTH
TBC
Long Lane JFC, Dursley Road, London SE3 8PB
3G Pitch
Head of PDA London South: Jon Coppen
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more about PDA London South
London South Instagram

LONDON WEST
TBC
Previous Trial: Tuesday 18th February
Rayners Lane Football Club, Rayners Lane, Harrow, HA2 0XH
3G Pitch
Head Coach PDA London West: Callum Martin
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more about PDA London West
London West Instagram

SURREY
TBC
Venue: Imber Court Stadium, Ember Lane, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 0BT
Head of PDA Surrey: Jon Nurse
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more about PDA Surrey


SOUTH (BOYS)

BUCKS
TBC
Previous Trial: Tuesday 18th February 
Mandeville School 3G, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8ES
Lead Coach PDA Bucks: Paul Batchelor
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more about PDA Bucks

DEVON
TBC
Previous Trial: Thursday 12th March
South Devon College Sports Hub
Eight Acre Drive, White Rock, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7TP
3G Pitch
Head of PDA Devon: Chris Todd
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more about PDA Devon

DORSET
TBC
Dorset FA County Ground, Blandford Close, Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset BH15 4B
3G Pitch 
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more about PDA Dorset

HAMPSHIRE
TBC
Front Lawn Recreation Ground, Somborne Drive, Havant PO9 5AN
Surface: 3G
Head of PDA Hampshire: Tony Stares
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more about PDA Hampshire

HITCHIN
TBC

Hitchin Town CFC, The Arena, Norton Rd, Baldock SG7 5AU
Contact Lead Coach: Damon Lathrope
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more about PDA Hitchin


LUTON
TBC

Pre-Academy centre
5-6pm for signed scholars only (TBC)

Bedfordshire FA, Skimpot Road, Dunstable, LU5 4JU
3G pitch
Head Coach PDA Luton: Kyle Durcan
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more about PDA Luton


WATFORD
TBC
Bushey Sport Club, Aldenham Road, Bushey WD23 2TR
3G Pitch
Head of PDA Watford: Warren Gladdy
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more about PDA Watford


GIRLS

BUCKS GIRLS
TBC
Mandeville School 3G, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8ES
Lead Coach PDA Bucks: Paul Batchelor
Contact Us
more about PDA Bucks

DEVON GIRLS
TBC
South Devon College Sports Hub
Eight Acre Drive, White Rock, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7TP
3G Pitch
Head of PDA Devon: Chris Todd
Contact Us
more about PDA Devon Girls

LONDON NORTH GIRLS
TBC
Lea Valley High School
Bullsmoor Lane
Enfield
EN3 6TW
4G Pitch
Head of PDA London North Girls: Rosie Kmita
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more about PDA London North Girls

NOTTINGHAM GIRLS
TBC
Previous Trial: Monday 17th February 
Pro:Direct Stadium, Eastwood CFC, Chewton St, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HB
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more about PDA Nottingham Girls


About the courses for Season 20/21:
Join a Pro:Direct Academy 16-18 Education Programme. Play and compete like a pro while studying full-time, starting 2020.

- Study BTEC qualifications in Sport and in some cases NVQs are available.
- Learn from UEFA and FA Licenced Coaches and Strength & Conditioning coaches
- PDA players take part in regular showcase games against Pro teams & experience exclusive Pro:Direct brand events.

SUCCESS! Pro:Direct teams have played 11 professional & International fixtures and 4 players have joined professional clubs such as Aston Villa, Sheffield United, Watford, Wolves, Derby County.
Check out some of our signed players here

Pro:Direct Academy learners have gone on to study in Higher Education or started their career in sports.
Check out some of our graduates here

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