Advanced Development Centre


To provide talented players aged 13-16 playing in grassroots football opportunity to practice and play in a professional environment representing Burton Albion Community Trust.



* Further enhance the development of gifted players

* Invite only

* Trials for squad selection

* All registered players need to be living within 1 hour away of the stadium

* Games programme during school holidays with our Premier League and Football League partner clubs including Burton Albion Academy

* X2 annual Player development reviews

* High quality coaching from UEFA A & B qualified coaches

* Player centred syllabus linked with attacking and defending principles of play

* GK specific programme

* 1 hour weekly sessions across a 36week programme during the school term



* Progression into Academy squads if deemed appropriate

* Competitive games programme

* Exit routes into Further Education 11 aside and futsal programmes

* Exit routes into Referee Academy

* Development of young leaders and coaches

* Players reviews to track performance and progress


More information is provided in the below Presentation: