The Football College Player Pathways

The Football College provides Player Pathways into all levels of Football from grassroots to The Football League. Talented players are identified by our Head of Football and given the opportunity to train and sign with clubs outside of the college that matches their level of ability. The Football College has successfully sent players both male and female into clubs at all levels of English football. 

Player Pathway Programme (PPP) Examples:

Name: Joel Senior
Club: FC United
League: Conference North

  Player Name: Rick Smith
Club: Ashton United FC
League: Evo-Stick Premier

Player Name: Daniel Ashburner
Club: Ramsbottom United FC
League: Evo-Stick Northern Premier

Player Name: Joe Rothwell
Club: New Mills AFC
League: North West Counties Division 1

Player Name: Jordan Pendlebury
Club: New Mills AFC
League: North West Counties Division 1

Player Name: Ephraim Kilonga
Club: Stockport County FC
League: National League North

Player Name: Jake Hurst
Club: Maine Road FC
League: North West Counties Premier

Player Name: Andy Toner
Club: Maine Road FC
League: North West Counties Premier

Player Name: Rhys Clooney
Club: Maine Road FC
League: North West Counties Premier

Player Name: Harrison O’Shea
Club: Wythenshawe Town FC
League: Cheshire Premier

Player Name: Habtamu Ayele
Club: Atherton LR
League: North West Counties

Player Name: Mark Severs
Club: Stockport Town
League: North West Counties Division 1

Female Player Pathways

Player Name: Kaitlin Saunderson
Club:
Bury FC Ladies
League: North West Women’s Regional League

Player Name: Katie Sidwells
Club:
Bury FC Ladies
League: North West Women’s Regional League

Futsal Player Pathways

Player Name: Danny Stapleton
Club: Manchester Futsal Club and England U23s.
League: National Mens Futsal Super League