NPL Football Academy

NPL Football Academy

Are you or do you know anyone who is currently in Year 11/Year 12?

How would you like to #Study, #Train and #Play full time when you leave school or switch from college?

Widnes FC are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers who wish to join a semi-professional academy in the Evo-Stik League, where you will study for a BTEC in Sport qualification (Level 2 or 3), train every day with an UEFA qualified coach and play in the NPL Football Academy League and FA Youth Cup.

The Widnes FC 'Education and Football Academy' is an alternative to college and is ideal for any 16/17 year-old who wants to gain a great education and develop as a footballer at the same time.

Trials are held at various points throughout the year and you can register your interest now at

At the Widnes FC Academy you will study, train and play full time.


  • - Alternative to college
  • - BTEC in Sport 3 (equivalent to 2/3 A Levels)
  • - Two-year programme
  • - Study in the classroom with your team mates
  • - Pathways to UK university, scholarships in the US and our own degree course
  • - View the Study promotional video (


  • - Experienced & UEFA qualified coaches
  • - Train three/four times a week
  • - Improve technical ability and fitness on a daily basis
  • - Opportunities to train with the first team
  • - View the train promotional video (


  • - In the NPL Football Academy League
  • - Opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup
  • - Games played at Evo-Stik League stadiums
  • - Opportunities to progress to the first teams
  • - Opportunities to play for the inter-league team against
  • professional clubs (
  • - View the play promotional video (


Activate your ambition now and apply at

For more details and to keep up to date with how Widnes FC Academy are progressing this year, please visit, or