The V9 academy is the brainchild of England International and Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy. His aim is to discover non-league talent and promote them to the professional game while providing them with a unique educational experience into what it takes to play at the top level.

The V9 Academy will hold its first intake of players at the City Football Academy on June 5th – 9th June 2017, the training complex of Manchester City FC located on the Etihad Campus. The academy will host 42 successful applicants who will be split into 3 teams of 14 players for a 5-day residential programme.

A host of professional clubs will be represented at the V9 Academy ranging from top domestic British clubs and clubs from further afield in Europe and beyond, all in search of the next Jamie Vardy.

Each successful applicant will be evaluated technically, tactically, physically, and mentally and will leave the academy with an individual development plan to help progress their game further on leaving the academy.

The V9 Academy will also be filmed as a Sky Sports documentary and give a ‘behind the scenes’ look into how coaching, sport science, fitness methodology, talent ID and mental training is carried out at the top level.

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Find out where the academy is located and
what is in store for any successful applicants.

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Each player will reside at the world class City Football Academy, the training complex of
Manchester City FC located on the Etihad Campus. The facility will accommodate the following:


ACCOMMODATION

42 single occupancy double rooms situated on campus. Overnight accommodation for 4 nights.


FOOD & DRINK

Full board basis with buffet style meals served for breakfast, lunch and dinner with mineral water and soft drinks.


WIFI

Onsite Wifi


ELITE GYM

Full use of Elite Gym & Studio


SECURITY

Onsite Security


SNACK STATION

Snack station set up in Academy Lounge.


COMMUNAL LIVING SPACES

Communal lounge and kitchen with protein and nutrition supplements


PITCHES

Grass Pitch, Indoor Pitch, 3G artificial pitch and use of elite training rooms


PERSONALISED MENU

Personalised menu worked up with in house chefs.


DAILY LAUNDRY SERVICE

Daily Laundry Service will be provided.


CAR PARKING

Onsite car parking facilities.


ACADEMY LOUNGE

Academy Lounge for tactical meetings, Guest Speakers, workshops and presentations

  • A VEIW FROM CITY FOOTBALL HQ
  • TRAINING FACILITIES
  • ACADEMY STADIUM
  • ACADEMY GYM SPACE
  • BLUE COMMUNITY PITCH
  • ACADEMY STADIUM INTERIOR
  • EDUCATION FACILITIES
  • SEATING AREA
  • LOUNGE/VISITORS AREA
  • ON-SITE TRAINING FACILITIES
  • ACADEMY RECEPTION
  • LEARNING AUDITORIUM
  • LEARNING AUDITORIUM
  • ACADEMY CORRIDORS
  • ACADEMY PITCHES
  • ACADEMY PITCHES
  • ACADEMY STADIUM ENTRANCE
  • ACADEMY STADIUM EXTERIOR
  • ACADEMY STADIUM EXTERIOR
  • DEDICATED WORKSPACE
  • ACADEMY WAITING AREA