Club Announces Partnership With Sports Training Provider

Bolton Wanderers Football Club is delighted to announce that they will host sports training provider Coaching Connexions at Macron Stadium from September.

Coaching Connexions will use Macron Stadium and the training ground facilities at Lostock as part of their Football and Business College.

 The college will be aimed at 16-18 year olds who are seeking a career in the football and business industries and it is envisaged that graduates from the college programmes can go onto acquire the skills and experience which will enable them to have a career in professional sport.

Those who are interested in joining the college can get an insight into the programmes by attending a trial and open day at Macron Stadium on Monday 29 May between 11am and 4pm.

This event will provide aspiring footballers with a chance to play on the famous Macron Stadium pitch in a competitive trial fixture and also to view a presentation about the College.

For more information about Coaching Connexions and to register your interest in the trial and open day, please visit

BWFC’s Commercial Lead Coach, Daniel Clarke, said: ‘We are really looking forward to working closely with Coaching Connexions. This is an exciting new project that we are hosting here at BWFC which is being delivered by a highly recognised education company.

 "We look forward to helping changing lives and potentially putting students onto their correct career paths.”

 Coaching Connexions Director Gary Judge added: "Our continued aim is to help prepare students for the rigours of the most competitive industry in the world. Therefore, we are always seeking the best partners to make our students’ learning experience as realistic as possible. 

"The chance to study Football and Business at an established professional football club is a unique package, and with the help of Bolton Wanderers we look forward to turning this programme into the best of its kind in the country.”

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