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Our goal at the Ipswich Town Academy is very simple; we want to offer the best players in this region the opportunity develop into top class footballers and play for a great club.

Academies and youth football have changed significantly with the advent of the Elite Player Performance Plan and we have undergone a process over recent years which has left us in a strong position.

Whilst the fundamentals of the game will always remain the same, the introduction and application of sports science, video analysis and advances in coaching methodologies mean that the needs of the modern player can all be catered for.

Within our Academy, we have all the ingredients needed to develop top class footballers; great facilities, a staff who are committed fully to the task (many of whom have been involved as players here), but most of all we have created an atmosphere and environment that challenges players in every way.

We want to develop players who take responsibility and are decision makers. Whilst we have a good record for producing players in the past, we can only continue to do that by evolving and embracing the changes and challenges of the Elite Player Performances Plan.

Our biggest selling point over many years has been the willingness to play players based on ability, not age.

Parents, when faced with a choice of clubs, can clearly see that at Ipswich Town there is a genuine opportunity to progress in the game.


LATEST NEWS!

U18S: Town Win Away to Local Rivals Colchester

ITFC’s Under 18s defeated local rivals Colchester United on Friday night. For full details, please click on the image above.


‘On the Road’ Event Raises Funds for ITFC Academy

Town midfield pair Tom Adeyemi and Cole Skuse were the guests at the Dove Street Inn last Monday evening (13th November) for the first ‘ITFC On the Road’ event of the season. The evening was a great success, with both players answering ‘from the hat’ questions as well as responding to questions from the audience. Profits

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Town Scholars Visit Suffolk Fire & Rescue

Last Monday (13th November), ITFC’s Academy Scholars visited Suffolk Fire and Rescue to find out more about what they do on a daily basis, learning crucial life skills in the process. To view the video, simply click on the photo above or visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSSqRrWjnPc. Many of the Scholars featured in the video are available to sponsor

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