Gap Year

Gap Years allow players the chance to experience the UK as well as help push them to their limits on the field

Why choose a gap year?

  • Opportunities to showcase your talent in the UK
  • Enhance your player profile with stats, film and data
  • Play in the National Youth Football League U23 against Pro team development squads
  • SFS links to Semi Pro and Professional football clubs

What’s included

You will receive a first-class experience on our Gap Year program. Players will arrive Mid to late August. They will go straight into Pre-season training ahead of the new season. 

Players have on demand access to leisure facilities with Gym, Swim and class passes when they want. Players will train 4 times per week and be included in SFS matchday experiences.  

All players will be tested pre-competition with specific strength and conditioning programs created to help them improve and reach the next level. Our aim is to make you fitter, stronger and more confident throughout the year. 

Players leave mid-December and return Mid-January for block 2 through until the end of April / May. In-fact players will play and train for 8/9 months during their stay. 

SFS Gap Year athletes stay in local accommodation 5-10 minutes from the stadium. The athletes receive SFS kit and matchday pass for local soccer semi-pro team, Scarborough Athletic. 

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