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To gain one of the twenty places per year on our Football Education Academy you will need to register your details and attend a trial below. Following on from a successful trial you will attend an interview along with your parent / guardian with Academy Manager Jack Cassidy. Post interview you will be  told if you have gained a place for September 2018.

A final squad induction evening will take place on Monday 2nd July before the Academic year commences. 

Trial One 

  • Feb Half Term
  • Wixams AGP, Green Lane, Wixams, MK42 6BA
  • Tuesday 13th Feb. 10am-12pm

Trial Two

  • April Half Term
  • Wixams AGP, Green Lane, Wixams, MK42 6BA
  • Tuesday 10th April. 10am-12pm

Trial Game

  • Tuesday 1st May
  • Bedford Town FC First Team Pitch
  • 6pm meet 7pm Kick Off
  • Those players attending Trial Two will have the opportunity to be selected along with the players who have already gained a place within The Football Education Academy, to complete in a 90 minute game officiated by three officials on Bedford Town FC's first team stadium 'The New Eyrie'.  Full Kit will be provided for this game.  

Trial Three

  • May Half Term
  • Wixams AGP, Green Lane, Wixams, MK42 6BA
  • Tuesday 29th May. 10am-12pm

All trial's will be filmed where players will have access to footage for analysis.

Players will also leave with recovery shakes. 

Induction & Enrolment Evening 

Induction Evening 

  • Lakeview Village Hall, Wixams, 164 Brooklands Ave, Bedford MK42 6BE
  • Wednesday July 4th 2018
  • 6.45pm-8pm

Our final induction evening will involve all parents and players that have been offered and accepted a place on our programme. It is an opportunity to have any final questions answered, meet team mates and staff whilst going through the Academy programme in finer details completing all the necessary paperwork. 

"I believe The Football Education Academy will 

provide opportunities for players in the Bedford 

area to develop as footballers and help them 

achieve their aspirations both on and off the

pitch" Rene Howe - Former Bedford Town, Peterborough United, Burton, Newport & Current Kettering Town Player