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Manchester Academy

The main objective at Manchester Academy is to introduce a structured girls and boy’s football programme with the longer term aim of improving sporting performance and signposting participants to sports clubs within the local community.

Manchester Academy

Working alongside the staff at Manchester Academy, The Foundation delivers tailored mentoring interventions with the aim of helping individuals realise their potential both socially and academically. Students also have the opportunity to spend productive time away from the classroom to discuss any issues they may be are experiencing.

Staff Members

Luke Ross

Luke has been an employee of the Foundation since the 2013/14 season and grew up in and around the Old Trafford area. He's based full time at Manchester Academy and will also be found running the evening Kicks session at Old Trafford Barn.

Head Coach - Luke Ross


Primary Schools

Claremont Primary 
Wilbraham Primary
Heald Place Primary
Webster Primary
St Marys CE Primary
Rolls Crescent Primary
St Johns C of E Primary
Holy Name RC Primary
Divine Mercy RV Primary
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