Alnwick to host AC Milan coaching

Alnwick Town FC news and match reports.
Alnwick Town FC news and match reports.

Young footballers in north Northumberland are being given an opportunity to take part in a unique coaching programme this summer.

Alnwick Town Juniors FC, in conjunction with their senior counterparts, are teaming up with Italian giants AC Milan for two summer coaching camps at their St James Park ground.

The week-long courses are being held from July 25-29 and from August 8-12.

Sessions last from 9.30am to 4pm each day and the cost per participant is £159, which covers the full week, plus a full set of AC Milan training kit. The age range is six to 15 years.

The participants will also be informed about nutrition. All coaches are professional and suitably qualified and First Aid personnel will be available at all times.

A spokesman for Alnwick Town said: “We are very excited to be teaming up with AC Milan to provide these courses.

“We anticipate demand for places will be high and registration for the camps is on a first come first serve basis.

“Each camp will cater for up to 125 players.

“The coaching will be conducted by a number of ex-AC Milan players, who will be assisted by cioaching from Alnwick.”

For further information and an on-line application form, go to http:/www.alnwicktownjuniors.co.uk/news/ac or contact Paul Davidson for any additional information via secretary@alnwicktownjuniors.co.uk.

Those interested should apply asap as the final wave of places is now available.