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Futsal And Education Scholarship

10 January 2014

Community Trust Opportunity For 16-18 Year-Old Football Players

A lot of school leavers are still undecided what to do with their future. There are plenty of options out there. Find a job? Go to College or Sixth Form? Look to do an apprenticeship?

Blackpool FC Community Trust are offering a unique opportunity for 16-18 year-old football players, not in education or employment, to pursue a Level 1 Futsal & Education Scholarship.

The Scholarship centres on the City and Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Sport with a number of bolt-on education modules to enhance the programme.

The programme is focused on making young people employable and providing pathways to further education or employment in the sports and leisure industry. Gain experience and knowledge whilst representing Blackpool FC in the Football League Trust Futsal League.

The Level 1 also provides the perfect base to progress onto Blackpool FC Community Trust’s Level 2 Futsal and Education Scholarship programme.

The Level 1 is a 30 week programme and starts on Monday 27 January 2014.

The education side of the Scholarship is only 10 hours per week, which will not affect any current benefits or allowances.

For further information and to apply, please email:, call 01253 348691 or come along to Blackpool Football Club, Bloomfield Road for the open evening on Wednesday 15 January at 6pm.

Further open evening dates are as follows: 5 Feb, 5 March, 2 April, 7 May, 4 June, 2 July, 6 and 27 August 2014 all at 6pm in the Directors' Box at Bloomfield Road.

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