The Football College - Manchester

The Football College at Platt Lane is an outstanding place to learn, and prepare yourself for the next stage of your career. We pride ourselves on using the power of the professional sports facility to put ourselves in the heart of the community. Based at Platt Lane, our fully interactive classrooms have a fantastic view of the pitches. All sessions are delivered by a team of dedicated, qualified Education professionals. You could not be in better hands.

We offer various pathways, including BTEC Sport courses, with the opportunity to train and play football. The Football College provide multiple pathways through its Networks and Partnerships. Overseen by the Head of Player Development, individuals are put forward at varying levels of the Football Pyramid. These range from North West Counties, Evo-Stick, Conference and The Football League. We also offer unique work experience for students that wish to coach, (opportunities are available at a variety of levels which come via our internal partners such as Grassroots, School PE, FootballDevelopment, Women’s Elite and Academy), Personal Training, Commercial, Media and much more.

To find out what we can do for you, don’t hesitate to drop us a line, and arrange to come in and see us in action.

Platt Lane Complex, Yew Tree Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7UU





Contact Number
0161 641 3863

Courses we offer

School Leavers 16+ Study Programmes - Sport

Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport (Football)

School Leavers 16+ Study Programmes - Sport

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport (Football)


Where We Are