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The NEFA programme is a leading full-time education and football offering for 16 to 18 year olds in the South Yorkshire region

Our programme sees the opportunity for Year 11 and 12 school leavers to develop their football in a fulltime setting alongside award winning education that offers a variety of courses and an entry route in higher education/university.

Working with some of the regions leading coaches in a professional club environment, our players have a unique environment to work, develop and become better footballers, individuals and football practitioners.

Develop your game and stay in the game!

NEFA Partners

Through NEFA’s partnership with Notts County FC we run a development centre in Rotherham on behalf of Notts County to identify and develop our regions good young players at U13 to U16 age group.

Working with UEFA A Licence coaches the Notts County Development Centre is a weekly session that does not impact Saturday or Sunday football but allows further development of game understanding and ability to execute high quality football actions.
Additionally, progress of all Development Centre players will be shared with Notts County on a regular basis.
Sessions are on a Monday (U13), Tuesday (U14) and Fridays (U15 and U16) all on a leading, brand new artificial 3G surface. For more information click here

We have designed everything about the football academy to reflect a professional academy set up to give young players the opportunity to be ready to progress into the game.

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Published on: 24-06-2022

Creating footballing Futures

NEFA football academy education programme

Be developed by UEFA A Licence Coaches

Develop game insight and understanding

Work towards staying in the game

Use leading technology to aid development

Work with your own football tutor

All your games/highlights clipped

Unique route into Senior football