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Ladies’ Football Academy

What does the Maidenhead United football academy offer its players?

Our football academy programme is a football education development programme geared at developing the footballing skills of young players whilst supporting them to achieve academic excellence.

We currently operate four men’s football teams and one women’s team as part of our Maidenhead United Football Academy. Our elite squad competes in one of the most prestigious U19 leagues in the country with a direct pathway into the MUFC first team as well as various semi-professional clubs. Our other squads also represent in high-level youth league and cup competitions and have opportunities to participate in national and international tours.

The academy also provides further opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup, first team as well as progression options for various semi-professional football clubs.
All of our academy players will receive:

  • 6-8 hours coaching per week with UEFA trained coaching staff
  • Individual Player Development Plans
  • Personalised strength and conditioning programme
  • Skills sessions delivered by Allan Russell (striker coach for the England national team)
  • Goalkeeper specialist coaching
  • Access to match analysis through VEO
  • Axess to match analysis through Playertek
  • Medical support and nutritional support available
  • Maidenhead FC kit package
  • Participate in high level leagues:
    – National League Football Academy – South
    – Tactic League
    – FA Youth Cup
  • The opportunity to attend national and international trips
  • Opportunities to gain additional qualifications
  • Professional Club links for progression