Football

VLUK Cup Final 2018

This years VLUK Cup Final saw The Lee Hendrie Academy take on Forest Sports Education, with Forest clinching the win. The Cup Final was a good display of sportsmanship and attitude by both sides and a great occasion as always. The VLUK Cup is open to all partners competing in the National Scholarship Development, VLUK’s…

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Eastwood’s top goalscorer trials for Derby County

Kieran Knight, currently Eastwood CFC’s top goalscorer, has begun a two week trial at Derby County for the U18’s. Currently studying in his second year with VLUK, on Eastwood’s Football and Educational Programme, Kieran impressed Derby County Academy scouts through the course of the season with a number of goals every week and was invited…

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Dorking’s Academy captain signed for first team

Teddy Ralph, captain at Dorking Wanderers Football Academy, has recently signed a contract to play for their first team after making a great impression in the first cup game. Teddy, who comes from Brentford, has played amateur youth team football for the last five years. Teddy originally trialed with the club in October 2016, where he…

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VLUK’s new HND lecturer headed off Down Under

David Scott, who has recently joined the VLUK team at Hull FC as a HND lecturer, has been selected to play for Scotland in the Rugby League World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. In his current role he is delivering 4 degree level units throughout the week to his students giving them a good…

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Bury FC appoint Matt Graham as new Women’s Manager

Bury FC Women recently announced Matt Graham as the new 1st team manager. Matt has had recent experience in the Women’s Premier League with Mossley Hill Ladies where they won The County Cup Trophy. Matt is also a tutor for The Football College, which is based in the heart of Bury FC’s stadium. In this…

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VLUK flying the flag for the UK

VLUK are sending a team of their most promising footballers to Shanghai to represent the UK in the China (Shanghai) International Youth Football Invitational. Hosted by the Ministry of Education and organized by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, Shanghai Municipal Sports Bureau, Shanghai Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, Shanghai Overseas Chinese Foundation and China School Sports…

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VLUK Launch NEW Course for 2017

VLUK are proud to announce the launch of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, providing a valuable introduction to teaching and training.   Enhanced career options The Level 3 BTEC Award, certified by Pearson Edexcel is designed to be a stepping stone for those currently in, or looking to get into teaching, training…

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China Tour in the press

Loving this article about the VLUK tour to China in the Hertfordshire Mercury. The players and the staff rightly receiving the plaudits they deserve. Well done to all. http://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/ware-fc-academy-players-represent-gb-in-china-tournament-with-distinction/story-29551702-detail/story.html

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China Tour 2016 Part 1

Sunday 10th July 2016 –  4.00pm Team meet at Heathrow Terminal 3 Great journey  from Heathrow to Dubai…6 hours. 3 hour stop over in Dubai, and then a further 8 hours to Shanghai. Arrived at our base (Nanyang High School)  at 1am Tuesday to be greeted to a red carpet reception from the Principal and…

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Off to university

Forest Sports Education students Paddy Henderson and Ryan Butler have been accepted onto university courses – congratulations Paddy and Ryan!

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