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Latest News: Swans Development

Swans launch Gwent/Torfaen Development Centre

. . . for young players in the Gwent area

Young, talented players in the Gwent area now have the chance to train with Swansea City academy coaches at our Gwent Development Centre. Sessions for players aged under-8 to under-11 take place every Monday evening (excluding Bank Holidays) at Cwmbran Stadium between 7-8pm. Pl...... Read Article »

More News from the Academy

Swans launch summer development league

. . . the search is on for teams to participate

Swansea City Football Club has teamed up with Meadow View Sports Complex to launch an exciting new summer development league this month. The development league is looking for under-6 to under-10 age ranged teams from the Swansea and surrounding areas to participate in the summer...... Read Article »

Academy introduce Advanced Development Centre

. . . to aid player development pathway

Swansea City have launched an Advanced Development Centre to help more young players progress into the club’s academy system.   The Swans currently have 18 development centres located between Bristol and Aberystwyth to help identify talented young players.   Successful youngs...... Read Article »

Swans host coach education in Belfast

. . . delivering to over 30 coaches from teams across Northern Ireland

Over 30 coaches from clubs across Northern Ireland have attended a coaching event hosted by Swansea City in Belfast. The event was delivered by academy staff Roy Thomas, Ryan Davies & Aaron McNeill with theory presentations aimed at improving the quality of coaching through the ...... Read Article »

Academy hosts coaching workshop

. . . in partnership with FAW

Over 60 local coaches have taken part in a coaching workshop at Swansea City Academy to gain an overview of the clubs philosophy and training methods.  The workshop, run in partnership with the FAW’s coach education department, took place at Landore last week.  Those taking par...... Read Article »

Swans to host coach education event in Belfast

. . . sign-up for one-day event in December

Swansea City are pleased to announce our one-day coach education event in Stormont, Belfast on Sunday, December 4. This event has been awarded 5 external CPD credits for coaches with Irish FA UEFA Awards.    Delivered by Roy Thomas (Coach Educator) and Ryan Davies (U14 Lead Coa...... Read Article »

Academy to hold open trials for Under-6s

. . . budding footballers invited to apply for open trial days

  Swansea City Academy will hold open trials for boys aged Under-6 this October. In an effort to recruit and develop more youngsters from South West Wales, the trials will be open to all abilities on Tuesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 27.  The sessions will take place a...... Read Article »

Register For Swans Development Trials

. . . at Bristol, Cardigan and Llanelli

Swans Development open trials (from Under-7 to Under-12) continue this month in Cardigan, Llanelli and Bristol. Participation at all locations and dates is FREE. Players taking part MUST bring and wear shinpads at all times. Wear appropriate footwear and bring a suitable drink....... Read Article »

Local coaches attend education workshop

Hosted at Swans Academy this week

Over 100 coaches from local and grassroots football clubs across south west Wales attended a special education workshop at Swansea City academy this week. The special session was aimed at providing local grassroots coaches with an insight into the curriculum undertaken at the fo...... Read Article »

Swans coaches inspire young South African footballers

With community coaching in Cape Town

Swansea City Academy coaches have been labelled an inspiration to young footballers in South Africa after holding three days of community coaching with clubs in Cape Town.  Ahead of Barclays Premier League Live – which starts Saturday – four academy coaches have this week been w...... Read Article »

Open Trials Registration now CLOSED

Registration for the U7 and U8 trials is now CLOSED

Registration for the trials is now CLOSED.   Swansea City Academy will hold open trials for players aged Under-6, Under-7 and Under-8. In an effort to recruit and develop more youngsters from South West Wales, the trials will be open for U6, U7 and U8 boys. The sessions will ...... Read Article »

U9/U10 trials postponed

Trails to be rescheduled to January

Open trials for U9/U10 players that were due to take place this week at Landarcy Academy of Sport have been postponed until January. Swansea City Academy apologise and have today announced that “due to unforeseen circumstances this evenings and Thursday’s trials have been postpo...... Read Article »

Christmas soccer schools returns in December

Book your place online now

Swans Development Christmas “Shop & Drop” soccer schools are back this December at the club's Development Centre in Cwmdu. The sessions will give young footballers an early Christmas present with the chance to learn football skills with qualified Academy coaches while parents fi...... Read Article »

Swans run coaches workshop

to support development centre structure

Swansea City continued it's dedication to training more grassroots coaches on Sunday by hosting a workshop at Llandarcy Academy of sport. Swansea City Academy currently operate 17 development centres in Wales and Bristol with further centres in Ireland. The centres support play...... Read Article »

Academy to hold open trials for U9s/U10s

Budding footballers invited to apply for open trial days

Swansea City Academy will hold open trials for players aged Under-9 and Under-10 this December. In an effort to recruit and develop more youngsters from South West Wales, the trials will be open for U9 boys (born after September 1, 2006) of all abilities on Tuesday, December 15,...... Read Article »

Swans begin partnership with Merthyr Town Academy

Link-up will help develop young players and coaches

Swansea City have today launched a partnership with Merthyr Town’s academy to help develop young players and coaches. The link-up will see Swansea City work in conjunction with staff at the Southern Football League Premier Division side to co-ordinate the running of a developmen...... Read Article »

Development and girls summer soccer camps announced

...book your place online now

Swansea City Development and girls Soccer Camps return this July and August to six locations across South Wales.  Coaches from Swans Academy and Development Centre will deliver football sessions over five weeks, helping young players’ develop their skills for just £10 per day.  ...... Read Article »

Swans launch link with two Valley schools

Swansea City have launched a coaching partnership with two schools in the Welsh Valleys. Students from Treorchy Comprehensive School and St John Baptist Church In Wales High School in Aberdare will both benefit from coaching and skills sessions with Swans Academy. Academy coach...... Read Article »

Swans legend speaks to players at Cwmdu soccer camp

Lee Trundle hosts Q&A at Development Centre

Swansea City Club Ambassador Lee Trundle dropped into Swans development centre at Cwmdu on Friday to speak to children taking part in the half-term soccer camp. Young players from age five to 13 were thrilled to ask the club legend some questions on his life in football, ranging...... Read Article »

Half-Term Soccer Camps return this February

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The Swansea City Development and Community Trust Soccer Camps return this February half-term to 14 locations across South Wales. Coaches from the Swans Community Trust schools project and Swans Development Centre will deliver football coaching and skills sessions for five days, ...... Read Article »

Swans soccer sessions available at Cwmdu

Book your football sessions this January

Young Swans can now book on to our Pre-Academy and Saturday Turn Up & Play football sessions at Swans Development Centre in Cwmdu. Pre-Academy Training Camps are available for children aged Under-6 and Under-7 in a six week block from January until February 9th  Children will t...... Read Article »

Under-18's Surprise Soccer Camp

Young Swans Play Children At Cwmdu

Swansea’s Under-18’s took time out of their schedule this week to surprise the next generation of local footballers at Cwmdu Soccer Camp on Wednesday. Academy young guns Ben and Owain Jones answered the children’s questions before the eight Swans Academy players including Gregor...... Read Article »

Swans Launch Rhondda Development Centre

Swans Legend Opens New Centre

First team coach Alan Curtis took time out of his busy schedule to return home and open the Swans new Rhondda Development Centre. The pre-academy facility in Treorchy aims to get more young footballers – aged 6 to 9 – into the game, helping them develop new skills. Local lad Cu...... Read Article »

Maric and James added to club's Academy ranks

Academy News - 1st Sept 2014

Swansea City have bolstered their Academy ranks with the signing of Adnan Maric and Daniel James.The pair completed their moves to the Liberty Stadium this week and will now link up with the club's Under-18s squad ahead of the new season.Maric, a Swedish Under-17 international, a... Read Article »

Young Swans Could Face Spanish Giants

Under 15's News - 1st September 2014

Swansea City Under-15s could face some of the best teams in Europe, including Real Madrid and Barcelona, after winning a national category one tournament at Warwick University.The young Swans topped their group after victories over some of England’s best academy sides, including ...... Read Article »