Pro Player Football Academy will be launching Under 7 and Under 8 groups (school years 2 & 3) for our Elite and Development squads for the 2015-16 season.

We are offering two free taster sessions on the dates below. Following the sessions the boys will be invited back to join one of the two groups.

The free taster sessions take place at Kettlethorpe school, Standbridge Lane, Sandal, WF2 7EL on……

Friday 4th September 6-7pm

Monday 7th September 6-7pm

Please book your place in advance using the booking form on the development page.


Our online shop is now open for players to place kit orders.

Please use the shop to order any items you wish to purchase. We will take payment at the training session following the order. We hope to have each item available for collection following the payment although some items may take 2-3 weeks to deliver should we not have it in stock.



The next session with Pro Player is our Sports Performance day on Wednesday 5th August.

The session will include drills to help improve performance in speed, agility, balance and co-ordination. There will also be small sided games for each age group.

The following times apply (2014-15 age groups)

Under 8 & 9 – 10am

Under 10 & 11 – 11.30am

Under 12,13 &14 – 1pm

There is no need to book the day and don’t worry if you are unable to make it for any reason. The session is open to the Elite and Development Squads.



July 17th – Final Development Squad training session

July 21st- 23rd – Holiday Camp (

July 24th – Elite Squad v Bradford City Development (Kettlethorpe school)

Under 8/9 Kick off – 10am

Under 10/11 KO – 11.15am

Under 12 KO – 12.30pm

Under 13/14 KO – 2pm

August 5th – Sport Development day – Elite and Development squad

Under 8/9 – 10-11.30am

Under 10/11 – 11.30am-1pm

Under 12/13/14 – 1-2.30pm

August 21st – Pro Player tournament day – Elite and Development squad

Under 8/9 – 10-11.30am

Under 10/11 – 11.30-1pm

Under 12/13/14 – 1-2.30pm

August 26th- 28th – Holiday Camp (

2nd September – Elite Squad v York City Academy (away, evening KO, full details TBC)

4th September – Development Squad re-start training

7th September – Elite Squad re-start training (* 1 session to be re-arranged as 31st August falls on a bank holiday when our coaches have games)

11th September – Development Squad v Durkar Devils (full details to be confirmed)



We are pleased to announce our first set of games for the Pro Player Development Squad. Durkar Devils will be visiting us on Friday 11th September. The following kick off times apply.


2015-16 age groups

Under 9 – 6pm

Under 10 – 6pm

Under 11 – 6pm

Under 12 – 7.15pm

Under 13 – 7.15pm


A game for the Under 14/15’s will be announced soon.









Following the success of our previous holiday courses we are pleased to announce that we will be running 2 courses during the summer holidays. The 3 day courses will take place on Tuesday 21st July – Thursday 23rd July and Tuesday 25th August – Thursday 27th August at Kettlethorpe High School.

Please visit to book a place on the holiday courses.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.


We are pleased to announce a number of games against Doncaster Rovers Development squad on Friday 29th May at Kettlethorpe High School.

10am – Under 8’s
11.10am – Under 10’s
12.20pm – Under 9’s
12.20pm – Under 11’s
1.30pm – Under 12’s

Games for the under 13’s and 14’s will be announced soon.


We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the WAKEFIELD GIRLS FOOTBALL DAY at Kettlethorpe High School on Saturday 16th May 2015.

The programme is a joint initiative by Pro Player Football Academy and Durkar Devils, aimed at encouraging local girls to participate in football. The fun filled day will provide girls aged 4 to 16 with an exciting football experience for both those new to the game and regular players.

The format of the WAKEFIELD GIRLS FOOTBALL DAY is fun and interactive, which will allow the girls to take part in various football activities led by Pro Player Football Academy coaches such as freestyle skills, skill games, powershot, beat the keeper and small sided games.

Also, participants will have the chance to watch some of the stars of women’s football take part in a training session, before having the opportunity to meet, chat and have a kick-about with them.

In addition to the football programme there will be a number of stalls, fun activities and a BBQ making it an exciting day out for all the family.



WHO – Girls aged 4-16

WHEN – Saturday 16th May 2015 at 11am-3pm

WHERE – Kettlethorpe High School, Standbridge Lane, Wakefield, WF2 7EL


WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL ON THE DAY. For further information please contact Pro Player Football Academy or email


Our under 8’s and 9’s have been invited to play Sheffield Wednesday Development Academy at Middlewood Road (1st team’s training ground) on Friday 3rd April at 5pm.

Academy Director John McCombe said ‘These fixtures provide yet another platform for our young players to test themselves against academy opposition and will give them an opportunity to impress in front of Championship scouts and coaches. To visit a Championship team’s training ground and see where professional footballers train on a daily basis will be a tremendous experience for all of our players.’

These fixtures complete our EASTER schedule that will see all of our Elite age groups play against Football League opposition. See below for details



Under 8’s v Sheffield Wednesday (kick off – 5pm)

Under 9’s v Sheffield Wednesday (kick off – 5pm)

Address – Sheffield Wednesday Training Ground, Middlewood Road, Sheffield, S6 1TF.



Under 10’s v Chesterfield FC (kick off – 10am)

Under 11’s v Chesterfield FC (kick off – 10am)

Under 12’s v Chesterfield FC (kick off – 11am)

Under 13’s v Chesterfield FC (kick off – 1pm)

Under 14’s v Chesterfield FC (kick off – 2.30pm)

Address – Kettlethorpe High School, Standbridge Lane, Wakefield, WF2 7EL.