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More prize draw winners

Jan 23, 2018

Congratulations to our 3 ‘Checkpoint review’ student prize draw winners: 1st prize of £50 goes to George C who is in his first year at Eastleigh FC 2nd prize of £30 goes to Charlie C who is in his second year at Ware FC 3rd prize of £20 goes to Owen J who is in…

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Eastwood’s top goalscorer trials for Derby County

Jan 16, 2018

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

Nov 29, 2017

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

Oct 30, 2017

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

Sep 5, 2017

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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#TeamVLUK ‘doing us proud’

Jul 20, 2017

The China (Shanghai) football tournament has now come to a close and having finished in a respectable 6th place, Team VLUK are back in the UK. The coaches were exceptionally impressed with how professional and exemplary all the players behaved during their 10 day trip to Shanghai. At every opportunity they strived to achieve their…

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VLUK flying the flag for the UK

Jul 6, 2017

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’s prize draw winners

Jun 7, 2017

Congratulations to our 3 ‘Checkpoint review’ student prize draw winners: 1st prize of £50 goes to Usama Mohamed from Profootball Hayes 2nd prize of £30 goes to James Laughton from 10FA 3rd prize of £20 goes to Olukayode Saka from Stevenage Cheshunt The Checkpoint review monitors all aspects of the students learning and many of…

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VLUK’s ‘outstanding’ students

May 7, 2017

Congratulations to VLUK’s recent ‘Checkpoint review’ student prize draw winners: 1st prize of £50 goes to Jake Sobalak from Profootball Hayes 2nd prize of £30 goes to Oliver Barnett from Warsash 3rd prize of £20 goes to Brandon Williams from Northampton VLUK’s regular checkpoint reviews monitor all aspects of learning for the students on all…

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VLUK celebrate listing on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

Mar 20, 2017

VLUK are delighted to announce that their application to be listed on the Register of Apprenticeship Providers (RoATP) has been successful and will be available from 1st May 2017.   The new entry means that VLUK will hold a direct funding contract for apprenticeships with the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), rather than via several different…

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