V9 Academy Announces Another Player Has Joined

8 months ago By Tom Feaheny

Jamie Vardy's V9 academy have continued to announce players have joined for a five-day residential programme.

Several players from the Vanarama National league North have already been announced including Blyth Spartans strike duo Dan Maguire and Dale Hopson.

The latest name to be added is ex Bradford City and Everton midfielder George Green who recently joined Nuneaton Town and has impressed since his arrival back to England.

Other players included another Nuneaton Town man in Luther Wildin and a trio of Darlington players in right-back Luke Trotman, centre-back Josh Heaton and midfielder Joe Wheatley.

The list of 2017 graduates includes ex Town defender Alex Penny who is now playing for SkyBet League One side Peterborough United.

The V9 Academy will hold its next intake of players at the City Football Academy, the training complex of Manchester City FC located on the Etihad Campus. The academy will host forty-two successful applicants who will be split into three teams of fourteen players for a five-day residential programme.

The V9 Academy will also be filmed as a Sky Sports documentary and give a ‘behind the scenes’ look into how coaching, sport science, fitness methodology, talent ID and mental training is carried out at the top level.

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