The Girls’ Post-16 Academy programme is delivered by Burnley FC in the Community staff in partnership with Nelson and Colne College. The programme gives talented young players between the ages of 16 and 18 the chance to combine academic studies with practical football experience.
The scheme mirrors the boys’ Shadow Youth Team programme and is a fantastic opportunity to combine football playing skills with academic practice in the dynamic facilities at Nelson and Colne College and UCFB Burnley, Turf Moor.
This exciting academy scheme offers:
BFCitC and Nelson and Colne College offer emphasis on enhancing technical skills and ability, while supporting educational and career development.
Alternatively, please register your interest in our trials online by clicking here.
In December 2018, players from the Girls’ Post-16 Academy traveled to Belgium for the Premier League Communities, Football Remembers 2018 tournament.