The Football Academy

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The Football Academy

Following the young boys, girls and para-players at Southampton Academy.

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June 2024
Raf's tactical brilliance shines as he helps his team with their striking strategy, and football pundit Ben Davies chooses his favourite Academy goal of the season.
Will Sydney and Eliza fulfil their football dream? Jermaine Jenas selects his top Academy goal, and can Aston make his return from injury a success?
It’s the final match day as Ellie's team vies for league victory, Sid and Teddy's future at Saints hangs in the balance, and Jermaine Jenas selects his top goals.
Captain Kane's U10 squad aims for glory, Skill Showdown features Lyanco, and Sophie and Tash’s U16s reach the semi-finals.
Erin and the U12s take part in a nail-biting cup final - but can they lift the trophy? Skill Showdown features James Ward-Prowse, and Jermaine Jenas picks from three of the best!
May 2024
The U15 boys journey to Dubai for the Mina Cup, young para player Finn gets a chance to meet the Cerebral Palsy Lions, and Skill Showdown features Moussa Djenepo.
Hansel's U16s squad heads to Dubai for the ultimate tournament, and academy prodigy Riley takes on Willy Caballero in Skill Showdown.
Ava-Rose receives a masterclass from England goalkeeper Mary Earps, the U12 girls face off against tough opponents, and Skill Showdown features Paige Peake.
Unstoppable U12s twins Kiki and Queenie play for their lives as they clash with the local boys team to continue their winning streak.
U14s' Leo tries to stay cool under pressure, academy sensation Jasmine dazzles alongside freestyle icon Liv Cooke, and Skill Showdown features James Ward-Prowse!
Anya captains the U16s in a thrilling cup final, Ben Davies picks his top academy goal, and there is an exciting crossbar challenge.
Siblings Louis and Zara have a decision to make: running or football? Sisters Sydney and Eliza get a ringside seat at the FA Cup, and Skill Showdown features Che Adams.
U12s' Queenie gets a seat on the Football Focus sofa and meets Alex Scott, and Theo Walcott and Stuart Armstrong surprise the fans!
Saints U16s aim for glory in the cup final in a nail-biting finish! Pittsie confronts his mental block, and Raf takes on Adam Armstrong in Skill Showdown!
March 2024
It's make or break for Jude and George as they do their best to make it through the Saints trial, and Skill Showdown features Moi Elyounoussi.
January 2024
Meet the generation ready to join the academy next season. Nathan Redmond takes on the Rocco from the academy in Skill Showdown.
Jay and the U15s take on fierce local rivals Bournemouth for a chance to prove themselves as potential professionals.
U13s winger Remy is small for his age, and see how the club help him play to his best by making him captain of the U12s.
U12 boys Heinzy and Marley are excited about getting to compete against their Germans rivals, and U16s player Orion gets the opportunity to shine in front of millions of viewers.
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