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Development Camp Stamford August 2017 (with English Language options)

Summer Camp 2017

FootballCV Academy have been running development camps for over ten years combining coaching, guest speakers, nutritional advice and culminating with a showcase match in front of scouts for players aged 14 - 21 years old. Each player also received a FootballCV Academy goodie bag.

This summer players will have the option of staying for one or two weeks with also the optional extra of studying English Language. The two week option will also include an additional showcase match and on August 17th can confirm world record breaking freestyler, John Farnworth, will be runnng a session. John is an innovative and influential freestyler with an international fanbase who holds numerous world records.

Players will stay at the Academy’s Boarding House in Stamford with training at the Borderville Sports Complex. The boarding house will offer use of all its facilities on an exclusive basis - twin rooms with en-suite facilities, dining room, communal rooms, games room, study centre, conservatory and nearly an acre of walled gardens. Broadband wireless internet is provided in the premises and the students will have all they need to enjoy a safe, friendly stay at the Academy.

One of the confirmed guest speakers is the innovative and influential football freestyler, John Farnworth. Farnworth will be performing his vast array of tricks, as well as taking time to teach those in attendance the technique behind the magic.

WATCH: Click here to see John Farnworth in action.

The dates and fees are:

One week

Monday, August 7th – Friday, August 11th 2017       £499

Includes guest speakers, showcase match on August 11th

Two weeks

Monday, August 7th – Friday, August 18th 2017    £999

Includes guest speakers, showcase matches on August 11th & 18th, John Farnworth (freestyle session) August 17th


Optional extra – English Language

-          English Language Tuition: 15 hours per week

-          English Levels Available: Pre-Intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1/B2)

-          Class Study Materials:    Provided

-          Home Study Materials:  Workbook included in course fee

Students will spend a stimulating summer meeting other students from around the world, refining English and academic skills in an enjoyable way, and taking part in an exciting football programme.

Fees – additional £175 per week


FootballCV Academy can also assist with airport transfers – please contact us for further details.

How to book

Online at or by calling the office on 01933 420000

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How to find the Football Academy

Finding us is very straightforward - we are on High Street, St. Martin's, which is part of the main north/south road through Stamford. The Garden House Hotel is located at the south edge of town adjacent to the A43 junction. Entry to the car park (inside the walled gardens) is from Pinfold Lane off the A43 at the rear of the hotel.