The Burnley FC Shadow Youth Team (SYT) programme is delivered by Burnley FC in the Community staff in partnership with the Nelson and Colne College Group. The programme gives talented young players between the ages of 16 and 18 the chance to combine academic studies with practical football experience. It is designed to bridge the gap between grassroots and academy football.
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.Learn More
Meet the people who have achieved success, in football, education and employment, after completing or being part of our Shadow Youth Team programme.Full Stories