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VLUK Cup Final 2018

Jun 15, 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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NEW education partner – The Joe Gallagher Academy

Jun 7, 2018

VLUK are proud to announce that The Joe Gallagher Academy have become one of our education partners and will run from two prime locations in Manchester, The Factory Youth Zone in Harpurhey and the Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre in Wythenshawe. Joe Gallagher has always dreamed about improving the lives of young people in Manchester and…

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The Chosen Ones

May 16, 2018

AFC Sudbury have been putting great emphasis on enabling the youth to flourish and has recently signed four academy players to next season’s first-team squad.  VLUK students Ben Hunter, Tom Dettmar, Kane Munday and Milo Grimes, who are currently completing their two year scholarship programme at AFC Sudbury have been chosen by Mark Morsley, AFC…

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Congratulations to our latest winners

Apr 26, 2018

All VLUK students academic and sporting performance are continually assessed and in order to incentivise their students, VLUK enter all those students who achieve ‘outstanding’ progress are entered into our ‘Checkpoint review’ prize draw for the chance to win £50. Our latest draw winners are: 1st prize of £50 goes to Jordan P at GPS…

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VLUK latest winners

Mar 12, 2018

VLUK regularly monitor all our students and for those who achieve ‘outstanding’ progress they are entered into our ‘Checkpoint review’ prize draw for the chance to win £50. Congratulations to our latest draw winners: 1st prize of £50 goes to Ryan B at Crystal Palace Foundation – Beckenham 2nd prize of £30 goes to Lewis…

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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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