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Academy photo day 2016

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What is an Academy?

An organisation created to encourage interest and development in a particular subject.



Ballers Football Academy provides structured coaching sessions for players all ages and abilities. Our football programmes incorporate the Technical, Tactical, Physical, Psychological and Social Development of all players.


The Ballers coaching team includes award winning coaches & professional footballers that work together to design sessions that will encourage players to express their ability and creativity as well as allowing them to develop confidence through interacting with others in a safe environment. 

UEFA Young Champions League

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Ballers Football Academy U16's reach the final of the prestigious UEFA Young Champions League Tournament.

Ballers Win Tournament at Selhurst Park

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Our mixed squad of u12s & u13s won the U13 Play On The Pitch Tournament. The team were very impressive & were  crowned unbeaten champions!

Ballers Vs. Charlton Athletic Academy

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Ballers U11s/U12s traveled to Sparrows Lane to play a friendly fixture against Charlton Athletic Academy. 

Ballers play at Stamford Bridge

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Ballers u12s & u13s took part in the Play On Pitch tournament at Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea Football Club. 

U9's Win Millwall FC Tournament

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Ballers U9's Win the Millwall FC Academy Tournament held at St. Pauls Sports Ground. The U'9s won every game and were crowned unbeaten CHAMPIONS!

Vs. Chicago Fire in the USA

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In 2014 we travelled to Chicago to play a friendly against Chicago Fire's Youth academy. The boys were lucky enough to play on the 1st team pitch at Toyota Park. Many of this team moved on professional clubs.

Vs. Besiktas SK in Istanbul

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4-2 Winners against Besiktas SK's academy side at their Istanbul training ground.

2018 CONIFA World Cup

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Our young players were mascots at the CONIFA World Cup in London in 2018.

Crystal Palace FC

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Our young Ballers took part in the Crystal Palace FC 's Academy invitational Tournament.

Vs. Galatasaray SK in Istanbul

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The youngsters shaking hands before their game vs. Galatasaray SK in Turkey.

Players meet David Haye

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The youngsters visited David Hayes gym for a Q&A with the heavyweight champion. 

Chelsea FC's Training Ground

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The young Ballers were invited to take part in a invitational tournament at Chelsea FC's Cobham training ground.

Ballers 1st Ever Fixture

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In 2014 we travelled to Sittingbourne for our first ever fixture. 

Vs. West Ham United FC

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Ballers travelled to West Ham United FC's Chadwell Heath training ground to play a friendly fixture vs WHUFC's academy side.

Vs. Chelsea FC's Development Centre

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We travelled to Eltham to play a friendly fixture vs. Chelsea FC's development side.

Mayor's Ball

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Academy manager was invited to attend the Southwark Mayor's Ball along with the British Land PLC's directors.

Global Partners

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FA 150 Award

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Academy Manager Receiving the FA150 Award at Buckingham Palace from HRH Prince William in Recognition of Exceptional Service To Grassroots Football. Only 150 people worldwide have received this prestigiuos award.

London FA Awards

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Academy Manager received awards from the London Football Association for Outstanding Contribution To Community Football & Coach Of The Year.

Honoured

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Academy Manager receiving one of the highest honours the council can bestow, The Liberty of the Old Metropolitan Borough Of Bermondsey at The Southwark Civic Awards held at Southwark Cathedral.

St. Georges Park

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Academy Manager with current England Manager Gareth Southgate after delivering a coaching session at St. Georges Park, the home of the England National Football team.

Sky Sports News

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Academy manager interviewed on Sky Sports News after delivering a coaching session which was broadcast live on SSN as part of the Premier League season launch day.

St. Georges Park

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Academy Manager with Gary Neville & Eric Harrison after delivering a coaching session at St. Georges Park as part of the coach of the year awards.