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Have you got what it takes?

Membership to the AGFA is by application, and is only open to the best in footballing talent.

You'll be playing at a high club level, involved in county trials, or at a professional football academy or centre of excellence - you'll demonstrate your footballing talents to us during our selection process.

This is a tough programme and requires equal and serious commitment to both your football skills development and education.

Choose your pathway


BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

You'll need 4 or more high grades (9-4) at GCSE, ideally including maths and English

BTEC Extended Certificate in Sport

You'll need 4 or more grade 3's at GCSE

A Levels & A+ Programmes

Go ahead and choose four of your favourite subjects and you will study three of them alongside being a member of the AGFA.

You will have high overall GCSEs with a minimum of five 9-4 grades, which should include three or more at grade 5 or above. Your GCSEs should include maths and English at a minimum of grade 4.

Once you've applied, you'll need to make contact with our AGFA team:

Newcastle campus:

01782 254198 or agfa.newcastle@nscg.ac.uk

Stafford campus:

01782 254198 or agfa.stafford@nscg.ac.uk