Brentford FC Community Sports Trust has announced trials for the Boys Development Centre will take place next month. The trials will take place during the October half term at the following times and venues:

What does the football programme involve?

Participants have the opportunity to attend weekly training sessions at venues in Gunnersbury, Twickenham and Uxbridge, delivered by FA and UEFA qualified coaching staff. The programme includes a structured development match programme against other trusts such as Coventry City, Fulham, Ipswich Town, Milton Keynes Dons, Queens Park Rangers, Oxford United, Reading, Wycombe Wanderers and more.

There is also an established pathway for players that show a higher level of potential within our football development pathway.

What is the benefit of joining our football programme?

Parents have highlighted the positive impact on their children.

Damian Christian, whose son attends, said: “We would like to thank the Brentford FC Football Development Centre and all the coaching staff for helping with Frankie’s footballing progress. He has thoroughly enjoyed the training after joining aged seven, the coaches and methods used by the development centre has had an incredibly strong and positive effect on him as a person and player.”

Simon Cairnes agrees. He said: “When the boys play against other opposition, their superior skills, positioning and tactical knowledge really shines through and shows just how well they are coached.”

What is the criteria for the trials?

The trials are available to:

How do I sign up?

With over 250 players in attendance at theApril trials, places are likely to sell out quickly. More information can be seen here.