The NPL Football Academy (NPLFA) is delighted to announce that Northern Premier League South East Division side Lincoln United have joined the programme taking the number of clubs to sixteen.
Club chairman Rob Bradley is delighted with the news, he said: “We are delighted to have joined the NPL Football Academy, an education and football programme, which will be an enabler for students to progress to a degree course alongside the experience of football development in an Academy League with other Northern based step three and step four clubs. The partnership is very much in keeping with our development strategy as we look to involve the football club into the Lincoln community as much as we can in the future. We look forward to working alongside the NPLFA from 2020 and for many years to come”
An NPLFA spokesperson said: “We are delighted to have Lincoln United join the programme from September 2020, making the total of clubs in the NPLFA sixteen.
"It is the perfect partnership for us as a growing organisation, to have a club that has seen great growth themselves. Their rise through the leagues over the last few years has been incredible and a full time education and football programme is a great next step for their community vision for the future.”
Recruitment begins now for a September 2020 start and interested applicants can apply at: www.NPLFA.co.uk/register
There is a maximum of twenty-two places available for Lincoln United Academy. With the first 'February Half Term Trials' on:
Thursday 20th February 2020
2pm - 4pm
Ruston Sports Club (3G Pitch)
Welcome Lincoln United to the NPLFA!