Learn English and play football at the home of Manchester City

Manchester City Football Language Programme is an experience like no other. This exciting football and English course is designed to help boys and girls develop essential communication skills both on and off the pitch.

Students will train and play like a professional footballer in sessions led by Manchester City Football Academy coaches, whilst British Study Centres language teachers develop English language learning through the world of football.

Boy jumping in air playing football on an indoor pitch
Two teenage boys playing football as Manchester City Academy coach looks on in background

Experience life as a Manchester City player

Manchester City Academy coach talking to young player


Coaching sessions are delivered by Manchester City staff, who are all UEFA qualified coaches and follow Manchester City’s playing philosophy and methodology.

Coach showing young players team formations on a whiteboard in a classroom


Led by qualified BSC teachers, English language sessions follow a syllabus created with Manchester City Football Academy and taught with interactive, digital activities.

Aerial view of the Manchester City training academy and Etihad Stadium


Delivered at the Manchester City Football Academy, Manchester City’s outstanding professional training facility where the club’s teams train on a daily basis.

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Develop your game at the home of Manchester City

Our coaches and players tell us about the training, coaching and workshops at Manchester City Football Language Programme.

What our students say...

"I’ve enjoyed the football sessions because I have gotten much better. I also enjoyed making new friends from around the world. I really enjoyed this camp."

Juan, Peru 

Younger boys lining up at the side of a training pitch listening to coaching instructions

Junior Boys Programmes (9-13)

Summer football and language programmes for boys.

  • 5-night residential course
  • 15 hours of training & 15 hours of workshops
  • Start dates in July & August 2022
Girls in Manchester City kit playing football on outdoor pitch

Girls Programmes (14-17)

Join girls from around the world to learn English and football.

  • 12-night residential course
  • 30 hours of training & 30 hours of workshops
  • Start date in July 2022
Boys challenging for the ball on an indoor pitch

Boys Programmes (14-17)

Enjoy a summer of football and language learning.

  • 12-night residential course
  • 30 hours of training & 30 hours of workshops
  • Start dates in July & August 2022
Salford University Accommodation block


For summer programmes, students enjoy university accommodation in private, en-suite rooms with full security. For spring programmes, students will be placed in twin en-suite hotel accommodation.

Games room with pool table and air hockey

Evening activities

After a packed day of football training, players can enjoy a wide range of entertaining evening activities, including futsal and film nights, which are a great way to improve social skills.

Boys taking pictures of the Etihad Stadium while on a tour


Students will love a tour of the world-famous Etihad Stadium, visiting behind-the-scenes places like the first team warm up area, the players' tunnel, the press conference area and much more.

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