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Development Centre Trials

A great opportunity to join our football pathway

6 October 2017

Colchester United will be holding Development Centre Open Trials on Wednesday 25th October 2017 for age groups Under 12 to Under 16.

Since 2005, over 140 players have progressed to Colchester United’s Academy or other professional clubs and, over the past 10 years, an average of 35% of academy registered players have progressed through our Development Centre each year.

What is the Development Centre?
- A Talent Identification programme
- An invitation-only Player Development Centre for age groups up to U16s

Aims of the programme?
- To nurture and retain advanced players
- To offer appropriate progression pathways and exit routes
- To be the premier young player development programme in Essex

Training Programme
Weekly advanced individual coaching by highly qualified and experienced coaches

Games programme
- Fixtures during school holidays against professional clubs such as Norwich City, Ipswich Town, Southend United, Cambridge United and Luton Town.
- Fixtures against Colchester United Academy squads

Please note: Development Centre fixtures will not coincide with Grassroots team fixtures.

Trial Details
Date: Wednesday 25th October 2017
Time: 5pm-6.30pm
Venue: Shrub End Community & Sports Centre, Boadicea Way, Colchester, CO2 9BG

To book your place, please follow the relevant link below:-

Goalkeepers (U12s-U16s) 

Outfield Players
U12s | U13s | U14s | U15s/U16s

For further information on our Development Centres, e-mail (U6s to U11s) or (U12s to U16s)

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