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Open trials available next month

By Ian Appleyard | 15th January 2018

York City Football Club is to hold OPEN trials next month for Year 11 school leavers looking to become professional footballers.

The trials will take place at the York Sports Village on Tuesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 15 between 1pm-3pm.

Anyone interested in attending must register first via  

Successful trialists will be offered scholarships, starting in September 2018, on either the YCFC Sport with Football Technical Diploma Level 3 (full-time two-year course) or YCFC Sport Coaching and Leadership Level 2 (full-time, one-year course), depending on previous academic qualifications.

Both courses will allow you to study and learn while playing U18 football for York City FC in National League and Cup competition.

Training will be provided by UEFA Pro and UEFA 'A' licensed coaches. The opportunity will be there to secure a professional contract with the club during the scholarship and bursaries are available on acceptance of place.

Please note, these trials are only available to boys born between September 1, 2001 and August 31, 2002.

The deadline for registration is 6pm on Monday February 5.

Anyone needing more information should email the club's Sporting Director Dave Penney at 






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