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Swindon Supermarine FC Academy Update

Posted by Keith Yeomans


As part of the Southern League Football Academy (SLFA) - the sister programme of the successful NPL Football Academy (NPLFA) - our students study for a BTEC in Sport Level 3 qualification, train every day with an UEFA qualified coach and play in the SLFA League with opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup. Starting in September 2019, the Swindon Supermarine ‘Education and Football Academy’ is an alternative to college and is ideal for any 16/17 year old who wishes to gain a great education and develop as a footballer at the same time.

TRIALS* are taking place in the forthcoming May half term holidays.

DATE & TIME: Wednesday 29th May, 1:15pm - 3pm

VENUE: Swindon Supermarine Football Club, SwinDome, Supermarine Road, SN3 4BZ (3G pitch)

VENUE: Swindon Supermarine FC, Supermarine Road, Swindon, SN3 4BZ If you would like to attend, please register your details at the slfa.co.uk/register At the Swindon Supermarine Academy you will study, train and play full time.


  • Alternative to college
  • BTEC in Sport Level 3 (Diploma & Extended Diploma)
  • 168 UCAS points (Extended Diploma) & 112 UCAS points (Diploma) available
  • Two year programme
  • Study in the classroom with your team mates
  • Take the next step to UK university, US scholarship or employment/apprenticeship


  • Experienced & UEFA qualified coaches
  • Train three/four times a week
  • Improve technical ability and fitness on a daily basis
  • Opportunities to train with the first team


  • In the SLFA League
  • Opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup
  • Games played at Evo-Stik South stadiums
  • Opportunities to progress to the first team
  • Opportunities to play for the inter-league team against professional clubs (See the NPLFA team)


  • All matches are filmed, analysed and shown in a weekly highlights package online with our video partners FilmMyMatch (See the NPLFA League)
  • Opportunities to take part in online challenges against other students. (See the NPLFA clubs)
  • Progress onto our three-year university degree course http://theslfa.co.uk/degree
  • Take a look at the NPLFA’s success stories. https://nplfa.co.uk/education graduates and activate your ambition now by applying at https://theslfa.co.uk/register

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Keith Yeomans
Keith Yeomans