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Female Football Education Programme!

A brand-new Female Football and Education Programme commencing in September 2024, will allow girls aged 16 to 18 to continue playing while undertaking further education with Hemel Hempstead Town FC . The students have the opportunity to combine education with football development at the Focus Community Arena.

Training and studying daily, the curriculum includes bespoke football coaching and competitive matches. You will experience analysis Sessions to aid development on the pitch. Students will study either the NCFE Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Education, equivalent to 3 A levels, We also have a third year option to remain in the program as an U19 and study a NCFE Level 3 Business Qualification.

Harry O’Riordan, Academy Director, said, "This is a fantastic opportunity for young females in the local area to study and play with a semi-professional club and for us to be able build on the rising interest in girls' and women's football and combine this with an industry linked academic course."

Dave Boggins, Club Chairman added, "We are excited to be able to offer this new pathway here at Hemel Hempstead Town FC and look forward to hearing from prospective students."

Players will train up to 6 hours a week on our state-of-the-art artificial surface at the focus community arena under the guidance of our expert coaching staff. Our coaches are extremely qualified and experienced across a variety of levels of the game and are UEFA qualified to ensure the sessions are of maximum quality with our head coach George Williams representing wales at international level.

This program offers players a great opportunity to train at the highest level possible and to strive to push their football journey as far as it can go whilst continuing to focus on their studies delivered by a college with a brilliant track record.

Out first open evening will be Friday 8th December, 5pm – 7pm at the focus community arena.

For any questions please email or to learn more about the academy visit


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