South Shields International Academy: Success in inaugural season and launch of women’s team

Written by on 13th May 2024

Amid a successful first season, South Shields International Academy looks to expand its program with the addition of a women’s team.

In September, South Shields FC’s International Academy launched with the University of Sunderland, drawing talented players worldwide, notably from North America, eager to enhance their football skills and education.

With a strong commitment to individual and team development, the academy has achieved impressive results, guaranteeing a top-half finish in the league and a quarter-final place in the cup.

Looking ahead the academy is pushing for expansion, with a new intake of men’s players in September including the establishment of a women’s international team.

In the video below we talk to Adam Shaw, Head of the International Academy, as he reflects on the academy’s inaugural season and shares exciting insights into the upcoming season, including the launch of the new women’s programme.

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