Take your game to the next level at the home of Manchester City

Manchester City Football Performance Programme is an intensive 5-night training course for players who are committed to improving their individual game in a professional environment.

Discover what it’s like to train and play like a professional footballer in sessions led by Manchester City Football Academy coaches. Develop all aspects of your individual game, focusing on Football Performance, Human Performance and Development of Talent.

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Football players playing on outdoor pitch in the sunshine

Experience life as a Manchester City player


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


Off-pitch workshops cover a range of essential subjects including psychology, individual development, self-profiling, tactics and more.


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 on Manchester City Football Performance Programme.

What our students say...

"The best thing by far were the training sessions and getting a chance to play in amazing facilities. The coaches were very good as well as the staff involved. I really enjoyed meeting people from different countries and making new friends."

Gabriel, Portugal 

Players challenging for the ball on an outdoor pitch in Manchester City kit

Boys Programmes (14-17)

Summer football courses for boys.

  • 5-night residential course
  • 30 hours of training and workshops
  • Start Dates in April, July & August 2022
Two players challenging for the ball on an outdoor pitch in Manchester City kit as teammates look on in the background

Girls Programmes (14-17)

Join girls from around the world for a summer of football.

  • 5-night residential course
  • 30 hours of training and workshops
  • Start dates in July 2022
A bedroom at the student accommodation


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

Games room with pool table and air hockey table

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.

Young players taking a tour of the Etihad Stadium


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.

Ready to book the Football Performance Programme?