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Foundation Football Academy Win

1 May 2015

Club Doncaster Foundation Football Academy overcome local rivals in five goal thriller.

The Club Doncaster Foundation Football Academy rounded off their last home game of the season in style with a fantastic 3-2 win against local rivals Balby Carr.

Playing on the hallowed turf of the Keepmoat Stadium first team pitch, a brace from Callum Stockton and a goal from Cameron Johnson gave the Foundation victory.

The Foundation took a 3-1 lead into the break, with Balby Carr pulling a goal back with eight minutes remaining. However Sam Sutcliffe was in fine form for the Football Academy, producing some fine saves, ensuring Club Doncaster held out for the win.

Head of Education Jenna Scully said: “Since we began the Football Academy two years ago, it has been massively successful, growing year on year and our reputation is continuing to grow.

“We offer award winning education alongside excellent football development opportunities and we look forward to continuing this in the future.”

The Foundation offers a variety of full time Sport courses at Levels 2 and 3 where students obtain valuable skills for gaining employment and up to 420 UCAS points offering pathway to university. 

Students not only get the opportunity to study, but also get chance to be part of the Doncaster Rovers Academy.

Teaming up with both Rovers, the training and playing programme runs alongside the learners academic qualifications, with additional training up to 10 hours each week on top of full-time study.

For those with a passion for football this is the perfect opportunity to play the sport and who want a pathway to University, there is no better place to study than with the Club Doncaster Foundation.

Student Benefits Package:

•    All students will receive a Doncaster Rovers FC season ticket
•    Free outward bound residential trip
•    Specialist extra-curricular football and rugby training by ex DRFC pro's Jan Budtz and Tim Ryan
•    DRFC Player visits and training sessions
•    Opportunity to be ball boys / girls on DRFC match day’s throughout the season
•    Play on the first team pitch and represent DRFC
•    The chance to visit France on our football tour for Summer 2016
•    Free student hooded top and a reduced training kit package
The Education Foundation oversaw 170 learners through a range of nationally recognised qualifications in 2014 alone with a 98% pass rate, and has picked up prestigious awards for excellence in education.

There are no course fees for any of our programmes, however there are entry requirements for some courses. For more details visit www.drfc-education.co.uk for more info, or call the office on 01302 765890.


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