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International Football Academy Launched

International Football Academy Launched

Margate Football Club are very proud to announce a pioneering partnership with St. Lawrence College to deliver an International Football Academy.   

St Lawrence College and Margate Football Club are working in partnership to offer a post 16 football academy. The academy will give students from the UK and around the world, the opportunity to study, whilst training and playing at a high level.

The academy will have its first intake in September 2019, with the application process open from September 2018. St Lawrence College will process all applications, and will be responsible for providing all the education, accommodation, food, pastoral care and support needed by international applicants.

Margate FC Chairman Ricky Owen said of the partnership "This is a rare opportunity for Margate Football Club to work with such a prestigious School and I would like to thank Anthony Spencer, Principal of St. Lawrence College, for his work in helping set up the partnership.

The programme aims to attract talented young players between the ages of 16 to 19, from all over the UK and around the world. This academy is huge for the club on many levels, we have already started working with several global partners to make this a success."International Academy

St Lawrence College provides world class education for boys and girls from 3 to 18 years. The private school is set in a stunning campus, housing both day and boarding pupils from UK and international families. The school offers modern facilities with traditional values combined with a deep cultural heritage, with the school founded in 1879. Strong pastoral care, high quality teaching and a great emphasis on extra-curricular activity make it the perfect community in which to live and learn.

St Lawrence College Principal, Antony Spencer said “I am delighted the College will be delivering the new programme with Margate Football Club. We offer a generous range of sports at the College and now we can football to the list. The partnership will provide even more opportunities to young people looking to achieve an excellent education whist performing in football to the highest possible standard.”

The application process is already open, if you have a football specific enquiry please email rickyowen@margate-fc.com

For enquiries regarding education, accommodation or to how to apply, please email admissions@slcuk.com or visit www.slcuk.com





Sunday, 28 October 2018
By Charlotte Richardson



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