Elite Football Squads

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Our Elite Football Squads are formed by successful player evaluations. We run squads from U7 – U16 and in partnership with The College of West Anglia players can continue within a elite football programme until U19.

U7 U8 U9 U10 U11 Development Squad Invitation Only
For U7-U11 development squad players during the 2017/18 season they will train once a week under the guidance of the elite football coaches. The development squads will play fixtures against other development centre players. This will give players in the development squads an insight into an elite football environment, preparing those ready for elite football.

Mondays 5.00-6.00
32 x 1 hour sessions (64 hours)
Development fixtures (approx 8 hours)

U9 – U13 Elite Football Squads Invitation Only
For players who are committed to continuous development. Wanting to compete both with and against the best. Squads will train twice weekly under the guidance of UEFA B License coaches. Players representing the elite programme will compete in elite fixtures every school holiday and on occasional weekends.

U9 – U11 (Elite Squads) Monday 6.00-7.30 & Wednesday 5.00-6.00
32 x 1.5 hour sessions & 32 x 1 hour sessions (80 hours)
Minimum 8 elite fixtures (8 hours)

U12 – U13 (Elite Squads) Monday 6.00-8.00 (both), Wednesday 5.00-6.00 (U12) and Thursday 5.00-6.00 (U13).
32 x 2 hour sessions & 32 x 1 hour sessions (80 hours)
Minimum 8 elite fixtures (8 hours)

U14-U16 JPL Elite Football Squads Invitation Only
For players who are committed to continuous development. Wanting to compete both with and against the best. Squads will train twice weekly under the guidance of UEFA B License coaches. Players representing the elite programme will compete in a Saturday morning league known as the Junior Premier League. This league will enable a challenge every weekend in an environment that prioritises player development.

U14 – U16 (JPL Elite Squads) Tuesday 6.00-7.00 & Thursday 5.00-7.00
32 x 2 hour sessions & 32 x 1 hour sessions (96 hours)
Approx 18 league and cup fixtures (20 hours)

CWA U19 (Elite Squads) Tuesday 3.00-4.30, Wednesday 11.00AM-4.00PM & Thursday 3.00-4.30
56 x 1.5 hour sessions & 28 x 1 hour sessions (112 hours)
Approx 18 league and cup fixtures (20 hours)
(Must be a CWA student please see CWAsport for full course specifications)

Please also see 3G footwear guide before you attend for guidelines on the correct footwear to be worn on the 3G surface.

All elite players will be able to continue there commitment with there school and junior football club whilst getting additional structured coaching and elite football fixtures. Players come through the program as developed footballers as well as disciplined young adults, players that use the program to there advantage can earn successful opportunities within both semi-professional and professional clubs and progress further. All players leaving the program at 16yrs old will have the abilities and attributes needed to move into senior football clubs, to continue successful and enjoyable careers in football.The Program offers clearly defined progression routes for players aged U7 through to senior, semi-pro and professional football including college football academies in Norfolk and football scholarships in the USA.

Elite Fixture Program: Each squad will compete in elite football fixtures mainly during school holidays; these are used as assessment games to see how each player has developed. We do not run any squads in a league program. Each squad will benefit from a minimum of 8 fixtures over the season against opposition such as Norwich City, Peterborough United, Cambridge United, Leicester City, Derby County, Ipswich Town, Doncaster Rovers, Boston United and AFC Rushden & Diamonds. (These teams where part our fixtures calendar for the season 2016/2017.) This gives us a variety of games against professional and semi-professional set-ups)

Elite Football Tours: Every year Kings Lynn Elite Footballers go on tour to compete in fixtures against other elite football set ups and feeder teams to professional clubs, tour professional football stadiums, gain access into professional academies which include taking part in sessions run by academy coaches, watch live premier league, Serie A, Bundesliga and La Liga fixtures. Previous Tours have included professional clubs such as Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Fulham, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Torino, Milan, Reading, Rhyll FC and TNS.

KLCF is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Registration No: 1153978

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