Academy Pathway



Our Academy training centres take place in Christchurch, Ringwood, Hythe and Brockenhurst and run alongside your child’s current weekend grassroots youth football club commitments. The Academy programme is there to support and enhance player development, working with the Academy Coaching Team. Academy trials are available at your nearest venue, please click here 'Academy Trial' to book a trial.

High performance Squads:

Our High Performance squads are our invitational groups for players that are excelling within our Academy programme. The HP squads represent us in the Wechsel High Performance League, playing against the top Academies and club sides in the region. These fixtures take place on Saturday mornings on a bi-weekly basis. Like our Academy programme, our HP squads are tailored to run alongside player’s current grass-roots football commitments.

Rep Squad:

Our Rep Squad are the top performing players within our High Performance squads from each age group, representing us within the Wechsel High Performance League, as well as invitational festivals and termly fixtures against professional Football Academies. Our Rep squads comprise of players currently being monitored by professional clubs and is the ideal platform to showcase their talents at the highest level.

Academy Application

If your child would like to trial for the New Forest Football Academy, please click here 'Academy Trial' to fill out our application form.