Sport & Education Programmes for 16-18 year olds and Adult 19+ Learners.

        As a London based Specialist Sports Academy, our success is in combining education with training and nutrition programmes run by industry professionals. Our objective is to develop the academic and sporting skills of aspiring athletes, providing the best foundations and opportunities for progression in the sports industry. Our education programmes are tailored to suit all needs with full-time courses, access courses and apprenticeships available.


FREE courses for 16-18 year olds and for eligible Adult 19+ year olds.

Football Academy based in Ilford, Essex and North London

Alongside weekly training, students will study towards an accredited qualification after which, university, employment and an accomplished career in the Sports, Music or Health & Social industry will all be viable options. 

Marcelona Football Academy is currently one of the leading UK london based football academies, due to our expansive knowledge of the 'beautiful game' and links with a number of leading semi pro and pro clubs. We continue to help aspiring footballers achieve their goals and move onto the next level in their football career in the UK and abroad. Marcelona Basketball and Cricket Academy starting Sept 2022!

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Meet Our Academy Director.

Our Academy Director and UEFA B licensed Coach, Marce Collington, came up through one of the most successful academies in modern football, West Ham Utd. Aptly nicknamed the Academy of Football, West Hams Youth Academy produced the likes of Rio Ferdinand, Joe Cole, Jermaine Defoe and Frank Lampard, to name only a few. As well as sharing the field with world class players, Marce's professional career saw him managed under the greats such as Tony Carr and Alan Pardew. 

"I was scouted by West Ham Utd aged 11 whilst playing at Enfield FC and my life changed instantly. I was living my dream. Following eight incredible years coming through one of the most successful academies in modern football, I went on to play at a few other pro clubs before injuries meant that my playing career was definitely over.

My intention in starting this Academy is to prepare our students to reach their pinnacle and equip them with the knowledge, skills and confidence to do so. On our training programme, committed students have and will continue to succeed and make exceptional and enjoyable careers for themselves in the Football and Sports Industry.

We are pleased to be providing a clear pathway into pro and semi-pro football for youngsters and our commitment is to deliver the highest quality coaching and development for the duration of their time with us building them up to be the absolute best at their craft.” MARCE COLLINGTON, ACADEMY DIRECTOR.

Find out when our next trials will be held and register your interest in joining our academy.

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Learning The Importance Of Being Part Of A Team 

It is vital that students mature not just as athletes, but as people.
Students will learn to develop their social skills allowing them to work seamlessly with fellow team members, coaches and tutors.





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