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13th Jul 2018

Dear Parents & Guardians,

Due to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which came in to force in May 2018, we have undertaken a review of our communications policy, with particular reference to the way in which we interact with players through the WhatsApp platform. Typically, social media platforms in the UK have a minimum age restriction of thirteen; which WhatsApp had previously complied with. However, since the introduction of GDPR they have taken the steps to raise the m...



12th Jun 2018

Dear Parents,

Please be advised that the Schoolboy Induction Evening will be taking place on Wednesday 4th July at St Andrews Stadium.

Similarly to last season, each group will be given an allocated start time and will hear from a number of different departments regarding the plans for the season ahead. 

An annual medical questionnaire and consent form has been sent to each family by post and should be received by Friday 15th June. If you do not receive your pack by this date p...


U9-U16 Parents - Key Dates

24th May 2018

FAO: Academy Players and Parents

The Academy Management Team would like to take the opportunity to inform you all of the key dates for your diaries for the remainder of the season. Please see below:

27th May: U9 – U16 End of Season

4th July: U9-U16 Schoolboy Induction Evening

Please note that the Schoolboy Induction will be held at St Andrew's Stadium from 6.30pm onwards, with staggered start times for the various age groups. Further details will be announced via the Academ...


Faith & Football Peace and Unity Cup | Thank You Message

24th May 2018

All Players & Parents,

Our Lead Professional Development Phase Coach Steve Spooner would like to thank all players that brought in any of their unwanted football shirts, training kit & boots to support the Faith & Football Peace and Unity Cup in Uganda in December 2018. Steve really appreciates everyone's support with this.

Many thanks,

BCFC Academy


U11 Training Session | Saturday 19th May

18th May 2018

All U11 Players/Parents,

Please be aware that the training session at Wast Hills on Saturday 19th May has now moved to 09.00 instead of 12.00.

This means that heights & weights will begin at 08.30 & the training session will end by 10.30.

Many thanks,

BCFC Academy


U14s Vs Burton Albion | Sunday 13th May

8th May 2018

All U14 Players/Parents,

The U14s will be playing Burton Albion on Sunday 13th May (13.30 Kick-Off) at the Pirelli Stadium 3G, Princess Way, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 0AR.

Burton Albion & UEFA have also kindly offered to the Club for the U14 players to be flag bearers for the U17 UEFA European Championships Quarter Final at the Pirelli Stadium immediately after (this game kicks off at 18.00).

After the U14 fixture Vs Burton, at approx 15.30, all players will make their way to the P...


Unwanted Football Shirts, Training Kit & Boots Required!

3rd May 2018

All Players & Parents,

Our Lead Professional Development Phase Coach Steve Spooner is supporting the Faith & Football Peace and Unity Cup in Uganda in December 2018.

There are over one million refugees fleeing Civil War that are mainly women & children who are displaced in Land of the Madi Tribe, North Uganda.

The Faith & Football Peace and Unity Cup is a 5 day football tournament in Uganda with the aims & objectives behind this being to:

  • Advance Cohesion & Co-Operatio...


2nd May 2018



All payments that have already been received for tickets have been processed and these tickets have been issued and passed to your sons cell lead coach.

Is you still require tickets, please send in payment in an envelope addressed to Emily Hickin TODAY, with you sons full name and age group.

Please do not send in any money after WEDNESDAY 2nd as this will NOT be processed.

Please also be aware that there is NO option to purcha...


Wast Hills Parking Information

26th Apr 2018

All Parents/Players,

Due to the pitch renovation works that have now begun at Wast Hills ready for the new season, parking availability from now until the end of the season will be limited.

For Saturday 28th April, it will be drop-off only for U10/U11/U12/U13/U14 training.

Parking for Pre-Academy fixtures on Saturday 28th April will only be available from 14.00 onwards & will be limited.

We are working on a solution to free-up some parking space for the rest of the season a...


U14 Personal Development Workshops

23rd Apr 2018

All U14 Players/Parents,

Please note that there will be a number of workshops for the U14 players between now and the end of the season during the Day Release programme.

These workshops will each last for one hour & will be delivered in partnership with the Spurgeons Children's Charity.

The aim behind the various workshops that will be delivered is to develop knowledge & understanding around wider topics outside of the football environment, in order to hopefully increase awaren...