Despite the challenging time with COVID-19 EduKick International Football Academies (EIFA) remains committed to the education, safety, and development of our international student-footballers worldwide. As of March 8, 2021, we are back open! We are accepting registrations NOW for our academic year (2021/22) football & education academies and also our very popular 22-week EduKick Manchester Football Academy Course (available throughout the year).



Ready For The UK Football (Soccer) Experience Of A Lifetime?

The EduKick Manchester Football & Education Academy 22 Week Course Fee Includes (available throughout the year) is designed for competitive international footballers aged 16 years old and above who want to focus on football (soccer) development with an option of academics also. All players for this course will automatically be enrolled in our next PRO TRIAL SHOWCASE EVENT (held twice annually).

The program provides intense daily training, exposure opportunities and education which allows participants to measure their level of play and understand what it takes to become a professional player in the UK. During the 22 weeks, participants will train daily under the guidance of EduKick Manchester UEFA qualified staff and participate in regular competitive matches.

Host family or independent student residence accommodation is part of our complete package of service that ensures the welfare, safety, and security of each participant.

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22 Week Course Fee Includes

  • Daily football training with UEFA qualified coaches (Monday – Friday) minimum 2 hours per session
  • Regular competitive friendly games against a variety of levels of opponent from local colleges to professional academies (1 game per week minimum)
  • Guest coaching sessions with professional football clubs/coaches in the northwest giving you an opportunity to showcase your talent (minimum 3 per 23 week program)
  • Entry into the EduKick Manchester trial showcase events
  • Guest speakers from the world of football & Sport
  • Regular talent exposure through our link with the Professional Football Association (dependent upon availability)
  • Team excursions – trip to watch professional matches (Man Utd, Man City, etc.…) and/or U19/21 professional club matches, squad dinners at local restaurants, 10 pin bowling etc.
  • Weekly team meeting with match analysis or training analysis
  • Weekly Reports & Feedback
  • Create online player profile/CV, and You Tube “Football Highlight” page. We film all matches, players access software in our school day after match to select best clips of themselves to create You Tube page for self-promotion to aid in obtaining future football trials
  • Full training & Leisure kit package for your programme, including training tops, shorts and socks, training and leisure tracksuits, hoodies and polo shirts and winter jackets and wet tops
  • Visa support letters subject to requirements and acceptance
  • Airport Transfers on Arrival & Departure with private driver
  • Private return bus transportation between our school and training facility
  • Academic program – GCSE, A-Levels, IB, International Foundation Program (IFP) in Sport, Business or Science, English language Study (ESL) or online USA High School
  • Host family Accommodation – Mandatory for 16 & 17-year-olds optional for those aged 18 and above
  • Independent student residence accommodation – Optional for those aged 18 and above
  • Breakfast & Evening meal – HOST FAMILY OPTION ONLY
  • Access to a fully equipped Gym 7 days a week
  • Welfare support and guidance
  • 24 hour on-call helpline

Match Play

The squad compete weekly when possible against other local sides, academies, travelling teams and professional sides. These competitive fixtures give the players an opportunity to showcase their talent to the coaches and visiting scouts/club coaches and to put into practice the skills from the training sessions.

Throughout the football programme we offers a variety of excursions and opportunities depending on your time of stay, all participants on the programme can have the option to sign up for these events.

Events include:
1) Trips to professional football clubs for coaching session,

2) UK football trials days,

3) Guest speakers at the school site in Manchester,

4) Watching live games in the northwest of England.

"Why Should I Choose EduKick England?"

  • Established in England for over 15 years.
  • Daily training with UEFA qualified coaches.
  • Guest coaching sessions with professional football clubs & coaches.
  • Top-of-the-line facilities.
  • Entry into the PRO TRIAL SHOWCASE events in Manchester.
  • Regular pro football exposure opportunities.