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17 December 2018

Chance for youngsters to take first step on the road to the Academy

The Club are holding free open trials for the ITFC Boys Elite Player Development Programme for outfield players and goalkeepers on January 7 and January 8.

The sessions are as follows:
Monday, January 7 - 5.30pm to 6.30pm U7s/U8s (yrs 2&3); 6.30pm to 7.30pm U9s/U10s (yrs 4&5); 7.30pm to 8.30pm U11s/U12s (yrs 6&7). 
Tuesday, January 8 - 6pm to 7pm U13s/U14s (yrs 8&9); 7pm to 8pm U15s/U16s (yrs 10&11).

Trials take place at Portman Road. Entry via Gate 1, Sir Alf Ramsey Way. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start.

Players must bring weather appropriate clothing, shin pads, a drink, Astro boots and any essential medication/inhalers and gloves if registering as a goalkeeper.

To register for the free sessions please send the below information to

  • Child’s full name
  • Contact email
  • Parent's name and contact number
  • Date of birth
  • School year
  • Current clubs playing for
  • Any other professional club training , level i.e. PDC/Elite
  • State outfield trial or ‘keeper trial
  • Any relevant medical history

There are limited spaces per age group available and places will be secured on a first-come first-serve basis.

If players show the required standard they will be invited to join the paid programme.  An email will be sent following the sessions with a decision.

For further details on the programme please visit

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