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Further News For Current And Prospective Academy Players

8 months ago By Lee Peskett

EBFC is the only football academy in Sussex which can boast a proven track record of developing players for first team football .....

at Conference South level .....

In just a few years, through our genuine pathway we can point to the likes of academy graduates Ryan Worrall, Josh Street, Ryley Tate and now Adam Lovatt and Billy Crittenden who have secured first team contracts. And the future is even brighter.

New first team manager Jamie Howell, an A licensed coach himself with a pedigree in youth development has already gone on record as stating the importance of the EBFC Academy in his future plans. Following an extremely successful session on Tuesday the 6th of June Jamie together with first team coach, captain, and stalwart Ian Simpemba will be hosting a further pre-season session.

We already have a number of players returning for their second year and others have already registered their interest in entering the Academy, either through EBFC or via our education partner Sussex Downs College.

We would like to invite all those who have already registered an interest, those who will be returning scholars or those who would like to take part in next years Academy intake or just learn a little more about what is on offer a to attend open training and trial sessions overseen by Jamie Howell and Ian Simpemba on the following date :-

20th June at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start at EBFC’s stadium at Priory Lane. Those that wish to attend should email their name and contact details to Terry Avann at

Updated 19:20 - 29 Jun 2017 by Lee Peskett

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