*BS*I am pleased to invite you to our first trial for Dover Athletic Academy and The Abbey School.*BF*

The Football Academy represents Dover Athletic in the Conference Youth league, the highest league outside professional status.

The Academy players train everyday like professionals, improving their knowledge of the game in order to develop them into senior football.

They also study a range of courses at The Abbey School Sixth Form continuing with their education to gain the necessary grades to take them further in their chosen career.

The Academy has been very successful over the past couple of years resulting in 2 players making the England School Boys Squad and players earning a first team contract.

*BS*What do I need to know?*BF*

• Taking place on Thursday 16th February (during half term)
• Registration at 10.30am for an 11.00am start
• Finish approximately 2.00pm
• You need to bring full training kit including shin pads
• It will be outside on the main pitch so boots will be required
• Trials will consist of a variety of matches
• There will be shower and changing room facilities available for you to use
• Trials will be held at The Abbey School, London Road, Faversham, ME13 8RZ
• Parents are welcome to stay and watch

After the trial, you will receive a letter informing you if you have been successful or unsuccessful to attend the final trial. If you cannot make the first trial alternative arrangements can be made.

*BS*In order to attend the trial, you must fill in the slip here:*BF* *Link2*

For further details email Mr M Sandmann: *Link1*