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Academy Grassroots Talent Days

21 December 2020

Club News

Academy Grassroots Talent Days

21 December 2020

Scunthorpe United's Academy are holding a number of ‘Grassroots Talent Days’ for local Scunthorpe and district players to have the chance to showcase their footballing skills during the Christmas school holiday.

All of the events are free to ensure that all children have the opportunity to attend.

The events will be held at: The St Lawrence Academy, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 7DF 


Age Group


Tue, Dec 29th 

U7, U8, U9, U10


Wed, Dec 30th

U11, U12, U13, U14


Report directly to the grass pitches 

The event will be held outdoor and so all players must report directly to the grass pitches at the St Lawrence Academy, do not come on to the school site. All players should arrive ready to play and must wear shin pads during the coaching session and also bring a soft drink or water. Players should wear their own appropriate training kit and footwear. 

Applying to attend

Parents are requested to download and complete the registration form and forward it to:

Applications to attend must be emailed by Thursday, December 24th at 5pm at the latest. If it is not received by this deadline, unfortunately your child will not be able to attend the event. 

COVID-19 Safe

Parents must pre-register their child before they can attend the event; please do not just turn up on the day without registering as your child will not be allowed to participate.

Players should arrive for registration no more than 10 minutes before the start time.

In line with our COVID-19 policy, on arrival, players and parents/guardians will have their temperature taken. Parents should not bring their child if either have any COVID symptoms or are self-isolating. Parents are allowed to watch the coaching session but must observe the social distancing 2m rule at all times. 

Safeguarding / Player Welfare / Child Protection 

For safeguarding, player welfare and child protection reasons, an adult 18+/parent/guardian must stay with their child throughout the duration of the event. 

Personal Data

We will only use personal information (data) for any purpose for which it has been specifically provided and is stored in accordance with the Academy’s privacy policy. This is available on request from

Places are limited and so are offered on a first come first served basis. Apply early to avoid disappointment. Once accepted on to the talent day, you will receive an email confirmation. Please do not just ‘turn up’ on the day.

In the event of inclement weather and in the interest of player safety and well-being, the Academy reserves the right to postpone or cancel the talent day at any time.

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