U17 – U23 – Professional Development Phase

Within the Professional Development Phase is the Aldershot Town FC U18s squad. The U18s consists of players recruited within and around the local area and those who have come through the younger age groups at the club.

Aldershot Town FC U18 will train at the clubs Bourley Road Training Ground and matches will be played at Frimley Green Football Club.

For the 2017-18 season the U18s will compete in the:

  • Bostick Youth League
  • Conference Youth League
  • FA Youth Cup

The U18 players will be completing an education programme alongside their football development. They will gain further skills and qualifications within the sports industry.

U23 fixtures will also be scheduled throughout the season against other professional U23 squads around the country.

The aim of the professional development phase is to produce players that will break through into the First Team and this is echoed in the Academies Mission Statement:

“With integrity we uphold our values of Humility, Endeavour, Discipline and Respect to enable youth players the transition into our first team.”

For further information please contact

Lee Collier (Head Professional Development Coach) AcademyManager@theshots.co.uk

Patrick Ryan (Professional Development Coach) patrick.ryan@theshots.co.uk


Bostick Youth League 2017-18 fixtures:

Wed 23 Aug: Wealdstone 2 Aldershot Town 3

Wed 30 Aug: Ashford Town 2 Aldershot Town 7

Mon 11 Sep: Staines Town (A)

Mon 25 Sep: Bedfont Sports (H)

Mon 9 Oct: Northwood (H)

Mon 23 Oct: Wealdstone (H)

w/c Mon 30 Oct: League Cup TBC

Thu 9 Nov: Camberley Town (A)

Mon 13 Nov: Staines Town (H)

Mon 20 Nov: Hendon (A)

Mon 4 Dec: Hayes & Yeading (H)

Thu 14 Dec: Northwood (A)

Mon 18 Dec: Hampton & Richmond (H)

Mon 8 Jan: Camberley Town (H)

Mon 15 Jan: Hendon (H)

Wed 31 Jan: Hayes & Yeading (A)

Wed 7 Feb: Hampton & Richmond (A)

Mon 12 Feb: Ashford Town (H)

Tue 20 Feb: Bedfont Sports (A)

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