FTIFA home experience

FTIFA team of UEFA qualified professional coaches are dedicated to creating the ultimate coaching experience for visiting teams. Teams will receive a coaching programme/session based around our academy philosophy where we aim to improve every player to their maximum potential and offer coaching in all aspects of the game.

To ensure all players learn, progress and ultimately enjoy, our team of coaches will create sessions that will identify areas for improvement to benefit and aid players and teams development.

All training sessions will take place at our first team & academy training complex, Poolfoot Farm, or partner complex Rossall School. We can also provide strength and conditioning sessions to help your team & players meet the physical demands of professional football. During your time at Fleetwood Town International Football Academy, we can educate participants on a wide range of seminars such as:

  • Mental preparation to perform
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Professionalism
  • Goal setting
  • Motivation

"we aim to improve every player to their maximum potential and offer to coach in all aspects of the game."

benefits

  • Opportunity to work with UEFA qualified FTFC professional coaches.
  • FTFC Educational seminars.
  • Player feedback.
  • Insight into the ‘Fleetwood Town FC Way’ coaching philosophy and training syllabus.
  • Talent identification.
  • Player pathways – invitation onto FTIFA Elite Challenge, FTIFA Pro Experience, FTIFA Football Studies Programme.
  • Coach education.

Facilities

FTIFA players will train alongside the FTFC first, development and academy teams. The £10m facilities were opened by the legendary former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson on April 2016 & feature the following:

  • Seven top class grass pitches.
  • Two FIFA 2-star grade (the highest grade possible) 4G pitches.
  •  Four FC red 5-a-side pitches.
  • Ten changing room facilities including showers.
  • The first team & academy analysts (FTIFA players will have access).
  • Club meeting rooms. (Regular FTIFA individual/team meetings to be held here).
  • Classrooms – Multi-use for analysis sessions, nutrition lessons, upcoming fixture, preparation and much more.
  • The Crossbar Restaurant.

trips and excursions

There are a variety of activities to enhance your visit to Fleetwood Town International Football Academy which could include, but are not limited to:

  • Trips to the latest cinema releases.
  • Quiz nights at various local establishments.
  • Shopping trips .
  • Ten pin bowling.
  • St Georges Park (Home of the England National Team).
  • National Football Museum.
  • Stadium tours at Old Trafford, Anfield and Etihad.
  • The famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach amusement park.
  • Local Premier League and Championship fixtures.

Location

Situated in the North West of England of the tip of the Fylde Coast, Fleetwood Town Football Club is steeped in history and tradition and is an ideal base from which to explore the whole of the United Kingdom.

Fleetwood is also ideally located within several tourist hotspots which are just short journeys away, such as the internationally popular cities of Liverpool and Manchester, the idyllic Lake District National Park with its beautiful landscapes and scenery and our world-envied capital city London.

We are conveniently located near to all transportation links, no more than an 60 minutes drive from both Liverpool and Manchester International Airports.

what's on offer

  • FTIFA training session hosted at Poolfoot Farm or Rossall School
  • Fleetwood Town Football Club stadium tour 
  • FTIFA presentation (off the pitch education) 
  • Lunch/evening meal at The Crossbar Restaurant, Poolfoot Farm
  • Fleetwood Town Football Club first team home tickets
  • Fixture request – includes pitch hire and officials 

Accommodation, excursion, transport and external packages, fixtures (Premier League/Champions League) & pricing available on request.