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SPF Academy will manage the Fulham FC International Player Development Programme in Valencia.

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Last Thursday the Premier League club Fulham Football Club announced a new international player development programme launching in Valencia in partnership with The Higher Sports Academy, a British corporation associated with Spanish Pro Football Academy.

This program is created for international players from 16 to 19 years old and has the goal to bring access to the players worldwide for a chance to the professional football career.

The International Player Development Programme will replicate the principles of Fulham FC’s successful Academy and all players will be monitored by the Club with a view to finding the next star and coaching methods reviewed by Fulham FC qualified coaches and Management staff.

The structure of the program will replicate the successful model of Spanish Pro Football Academy; with FIFA certificated coaches, specific academy training sessions and the chance to register and train with Spanish League sides, gaining vital match experience playing in Spain and achieving a high standard in football skills competition.

Besides the athletic formation, the enrolled players will receive a quality education programme that includes daily Spanish lessons and a choice of education options including:

  • A BTEC Sports Level 3 qualification provided by an outstanding OFSTED rated education provider
  • A range of subjects offered by Mas Camarena a private bilingual school rated as one of the top schools in Spain
  • American High School Studies

Mas Camarena Students’ Resort & Sports Centre will host this relevant Fulham Academy initiative, bringing the future professional players best conditions for their formation.

Academy Director, Huw Jennings added: “We are excited about a new development which will give opportunities for us to explore talented players in Spain and other territories.”

This program will works as a test-bed by Fulham FC for their international players with the potential to include a future professional football player contract. Mas Camarena Student´s & Resort Center will receive first Fulham players in the next days.

For further information about the programme or the application process students/players should contact: info@spanishprofootball.com