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Our Academy

Melksham Town FC have registered a number of committed and ambitious local footballers who have joined their semi-professional academy in the Southern League, where they will #Study, #Train and #Play full time after leaving school in 2020.

As part of the Southern League Football Academy (SLFA) - the sister programme of the successful NPL Football Academy (NPLFA) - our students study for a BTEC in Sport Level 3 qualification, train every day with an UEFA qualified coach and play in the SLFA League with opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup.


The Melksham Town ’Education and Football Academy’ is an alternative to college and is ideal for any 16/18 year old who wishes to gain a great education and develop as a footballer at the same time.

At the Melksham Town FC Academy you will study, train and play full time.



  • Alternative to college

  • BTEC in Sport Level 3 (Diploma & Extended Diploma)

  • 168 UCAS points (Extended Diploma) & 112 UCAS points (Diploma) available

  • Two year programme

  • Study in the classroom with your team mates

  • Take the next step to UK university, US scholarship or employment/apprenticeship



  • Experienced & UEFA qualified coaches

  • Train three/four times a week

  • Improve technical ability and fitness on a daily basis

  • Opportunities to train with the first team



  • In the SLFA League

  • Opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup

  • Games played at Southern League stadiums

  • Opportunities to progress to the first team

  • Opportunities to play for the inter-league team against professional clubs (See the NPLFA team)




Take a look at the NPLFA’s success stories - - and activate your ambition now by applying at


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