The College Merthyr Tydfil has joined forces with Swansea City Football Club Academy and Merthyr Tydfil Football Club to launch a Merthyr Town FC Academy / Swansea
Development Centre, offering an elite football development centre in the heart of Merthyr Tydfil. With the first intake planned for September 2015, the development centre will provide an opportunity for college sports students to combine their full time study and work with the Swansea/Merthyr coaches to undertake practical coaching sessions and summer camps.
Craig James, Football Coach and Sports Tutor at the college, commented “We’re very excited.The partnership will provide the perfect opportunity for us to work with Swansea FC Academy and Merthyr Tydfil Football Club to enhance pathways into professional football. The college will also be the hub for the Swansea City Football
Club Pre Academy in Merthyr Tydfil, with all mini kicker sessions for ages 5s, 6s, 7s and 8s taking place in the college’s fantastic sports hall.”
For further information on the Academy for under 9s and over, please visit http://www.merthyrtownfc.co.uk/academy/
For further information on the Pre-Academy for under 5s to under 8s, please click here
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