Higher Sports Academy Partnership

Thursday 17 January 2019 10:30

Fulham Football Club is pleased to announce the launch of a new International Player Development Programme in Valencia [Spain], in collaboration with The Higher Sports Academy, a company which has many years of experience in professional football and academy work.


The duration of the Development programme is either 1 or 2 years and includes quality daily football coaching, with fully qualified UEFA coaches, in a brand new state of the art facility in Valencia (Mas Camarena Students' Resort & Sports Centre).


The Player Development programme also offers a full match experience including games against top professional club academies from La Liga. In addition, players attending the programme will be provided with the opportunity to register and train with Spanish League sides, gaining vital match experience playing in Spain.


Alongside the football programme offers a quality education programme that includes daily Spanish lessons and a choice of education options including:

  • A BTEC Sports Level 3 qualification provided by an outstanding OFSTED rated education provider
  • A range of subjects offered by Mas Camarena a private bilingual school, rated as one of the top schools in Spain
  • American High School Studies


The site for this new programme has been chosen not only for its outstanding sports facilities but also for the accommodation in this new complex which is on the site of the training ground within a secure gated community with 24-hour security and 24-hour reception service.


The International Player Development Programme will replicate the principles of Fulham FC’s successful Academy and all players will be monitored by the Club with a view to finding the next star and coaching methods reviewed by Fulham FC qualified coaches and Management staff.


This unique programme, available to players aged 16-19  years of age, offers the chance for gifted players to improve their footballing abilities as well as gain educational qualifications, whilst broadening life experiences and personal development in a disciplined environment.


Academy Director, Huw Jennings added: “We are excited about a new development which will give opportunities for us to explore talented players in Spain and other territories.”


For further information about the programme or the application process  students/players should contact:info@thehighersportsacademy.com