Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team Trial Dates

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About Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team (SYT)

The Shadow Youth Team programme offers talented young players (aged 16-18) the chance to combine academic studies with a practical and professional football experience. 

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Coaching Staff

Meet each member of the Burnley FC in the Community staff who deliver the Shadow Youth Team programme to an extremely high standard in partnership with Nelson and Colne College.

Meet the Staff

First Team

Meet the current Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team first team squad in full.

Meet the First Team

Development Squads

Click here for more information on our four Development Squads and the four respective leagues they play in.

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Case Studies

Meet the people who have achieved success, in football, education and employment, after completing or being part of our Shadow Youth Team programme.

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