THE PREMIER UK SOCCER EXPERIENCE
“To be the best that you can be, you have to work hard, be focused and listen to the right people. At the academy we create a fantastic learning environment, led by our dedicated team of staff, ensuring that you reach your potential both as a footballer and as a student” Steven Gerrard
The Steven Gerrard Academy provides footballers of all levels the opportunity to access a professional academy training experience, and the option to combine this with outstanding academic qualifications.
Steven Gerrard Academy provides a high quality experience for 16-19 year olds who are interested in pursuing further education and a career in football, such as coaching or other professions within the sports industry. We are proud of the fact that our academic achievements are above the national benchmark. The education programme runs alongside an outstanding football schedule, led by UEFA licensed coaches with experience in top academies, such as Liverpool Football Club.
We have an array of different programmes which will allow players between 16 and 25 years of age, from all over the world, the opportunity to come to one of the most unique and passionate cities in the United Kingdom, and the world, to train and play like a professional athlete.
Steven Gerrard Academy is a special community, where hard work, commitment and high standards are the norm. We have witnessed many fine achievements since we opened our doors in 2011. Our motto ‘Achieving Excellence Together’ is fundamental to our continued growth and success in the academic and sporting arenas.
Our experienced and dedicated staff will be on hand throughout your time with us to ensure you are given every tool needed to reach your potential and set you up for the next step in your career.
We give each player a profile and update it as the year goes on to record strengths and areas to improve.
Our pre-season programme ensures that all players are properly prepared for the season ahead
Technical and tactical sessions help to improve players’ technique and awareness.
We play in friendlies against academies such as Rangers FC, Wigan Athletic, Fleetwood Town, Blackpool and many more.
PLAY IN COMPETITIVE COMPETITIONS
Our teams play in the best competitions locally and nationally, offering a great challenge to all players.
We enter the FA Youth Cup every year as City of Liverpool FC. The competition includes Premier League youth teams.
We offer our goalkeepers specialist sessions under expert guidance, ensuring they develop as well as possible.