STOURBRIDGE FC are inviting applications for the next intake of students for their academy set-up, run in conjunction with Dudley College.

Recruitment is now underway for next September with the opening round of trials set to take place this coming Friday (14th Dec) at the Dudley College 3G pitch on Priory Road, Dudley DY1 4AD.

Trialists should arrive at 4.30pm for a prompt 5pm start. Moulded boots and shin pads are required.

Any interested 16-18 year olds (16 years of age as of 31st August 2019) should register for a trial beforehand by emailing and they should provide brief details of their football career to date (position played/academy, clubs or schools played for/representative honours).

The Stourbridge FC Academy is currently in its second year and the team competes in the National League under-19 Alliance on Wednesday afternoons.

Alongside the Football Academy, learners are able to choose any academic pathway at Dudley College and current players study sport, A levels, business and engineering qualifications.