The Latest Football Academy News
“Belief, trust and focus” – referee Kevin Friend on what it takes to reach the top
Kevin Friend, a Premier League referee, had a long and arduous journey to reach the pinnacle of refereeing. The official has risen up the footballing ladder, starting out with Sunday morning games and working his way up to Wembley finals and European ties.
FCV Academy students step up for United Counties League debuts
Two promising FCV Academy youngsters made their United Counties League debuts at the weekend, turning out for Eynesbury Rovers in a 2-1 reverse against Oadby Town.
FCV Academy suffer 4-1 reverse at AFC Rushden & Diamonds
FCV Academy returned to National Alliance Under-19 League action in midweek, when they fell to a disappointing 4-1 defeat against AFC Rushden & Diamonds.
FourFourTwo Performance: How Southampton train their players' brains
Find out more about how Premier League club Southampton are using a device called the Neurotracker to train the brains of their players.
Premier League referee Kevin Friend reflects on FCV Academy visit
Kevin Friend, one of England's top referees, visited Borderville to give the FCV players a talk on refereeing and career progression, before officiating a friendly match between the Academy and New College Stamford.
FCV Academy battle back to draw at Lincoln City
FCV Reds showed desire and belief to come back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4 in a thrilling friendly against Lincoln City's Academy.
Four-star Khalid Rahim fires FCV Academy to victory
The first of two Wednesday games saw FCV secure a comfortable 4-1 triumph over CKW Academy in the English Colleges League.
FCV Academy knocked out of the Cup by Basford United
FCV Academy exited the National League U19 Alliance Cup at the Second Round stage following an enthralling encounter with Basford United.