I keep contacting Manchester City, but never seem to get invited in. What can I do to get scouted?
Football is a hugely competitive profession in which to ‘make it’. Obviously talent is required, but it takes real resilience and determination to be successful in the game. Some people are noticed...
What does it take to be spotted by a Manchester City academy scout?
What are scouts looking for from young players on a Sunday morning? Which attributes, personality traits and raw skills set kids on the road to footballing stardom?
Manchester City Academy develop upcoming football talent
This Football Academy is developed in order to invest in upcoming footballing talent and provide the network, coaching, health and lifestyle advice that each player needs to make a successful
Joining Manchester City Pro Academy
For direct communication with this Professional Academy, you can visit the
Do Manchester City run open trials, and how do I get a trial?
We always watch players at their local clubs or schools before inviting them for a trial. Therefore, if you write in for a trial, you should always include a
Identifying Young Talent at Manchester City Academy
The aim to identify and recruit young talent through the Academy's extensive scouting network. This means that if one of the academy staff identifies a talented player, the boy…
What are Manchester City Pro Scouts looking for?
Quite simply; talent. Scouts understand that players come in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of strengths and weaknesses. They take into account a player’s....
Manchester City Under-23s and Academy
The Academy was created to train and develop players from the age of eight right up to the age of...
Manchester City Football Club Academy
The Academy coaches young footballers from the ages of 8 to 18 involving approximately 150 young players, looked after by 30 full-time and part-time staff. The academy features a network of....
Manchester City Academy Our Mission
To create an elite environment that attracts, retains and develops top quality players providing an ongoing supply of academy graduates to the First Team squad, whilst ensuring those individuals who fall short of this standard have the necessary skills and education to enable them