1st AFC R&D Academy Trials

More than 30 potential AFC R&D stars of the future took part in the club’s first ever Academy trials, in glorious conditions at the Diamonds’ new Academy facility in Finedon.

The young hopefuls, who were competing for places in next season’s U14, U15 and U16 squads were put through their paces by 1st team Manager Mark Starmer, his assistant Andy Peaks and coaches Dean Thomas, Nick Cook and Gareth Ivett, with Head of Youth Development, Steve Whitney, also casting an eye over proceedings.

A second open trials day will be held in early June, with the exact details to be announced shortly.

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