Accrington and Rossendale College’s Boys Football Academy have just returned from warm weather training in Villamoura, Portugal with the all round fitness of the squad benefiting in preparation for upcoming fixtures in the league and cup.
Head Coach Mike Marsh, former Liverpool player said: "We wanted to get the lads away and focus on improving certain areas of the squad. We thought the facilities here were ideal and offered a good range of training methods we could use with the players. Overall the tour was very successful and we will look for the lads to kick on and have a strong season.”
The Academy played the University of Algarve on the tour which was made up of players up to ten years older and beat them convincingly 3-0.
The Academy play in the Elite British Colleges League and are currently looking for sponsors. If you are interested or require any more information about the Academy please contact Mark Fell on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01254 354135.