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Players Selected to Train with the Saints

Four players from the Soccer Field Academy were selected to spend a week with the Southampton FC Academy at their prestigious  Staplewood campus where they had the opportunity to meet and interact with the First Team coaches and players of Southampton FC. They spent the week training and playing with the Saints Academy. Nathan Thompson, Andrew Rudesill, Gavin Miriello […]

SFA become Official Partner of Southampton FC

Soccer Field Academy is an Official Partner of Southampton FC, an English Premiership club that is widely recognized as one of the world leaders in developing youth soccer players. Southampton FC has produced some of the most technically gifted British players in the game today, notably Gareth Bale (Real Madrid), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), James Ward-Prowse […]

The Trip of a Lifetime

As we reported in our previous story, three SFA players were selected to take part in Tottenham Hotspur’s Premiere Development Residential Program. Bradley Leonard, Junior Lungu and Dylan Kropp spent five days in London training at the world-renowned Tottenham Hotspur academy, which has produced such standouts as England internationals Danny Rose and Harry Kane. “It […]

Parental Do’s and Don’ts (Part 1)

Over the years, we here at the Soccer Field Academy have developed a philosophy of growing players, enhancing their potential. This is not only an on-field endeavor, but an off the field one as well. Ensuring our students have the best possible environment for growth is important to us, and that begins at home, with […]


The Soccer Field Academy is proud to announce three of our 2003-born players, Dylan Kropp, Junior Lungu, and Bradley Leonard are taking part in Tottenham Hotspur’s five-day Player Development Residential Program. They earned the invitations by virtue of their outstanding performances at the 5th annual Tottenham Hotspur America Trophy tournament, held this past December in […]

Dispatch from Likoni #1

Our own James Field is currently in Likoni, Kenya, imparting his years of soccer wisdom to the Likoni Community Football League and its coaches and players. Throughout his trip he will be sending home some dispatches, which will be shared here. “Sunday, March 12- The day started early after an exhausting two days of travel […]

Dispatch from Likoni #2

James checked back in with his second update from Africa! “I woke up early this morning, and met with Ben Levey to discuss the strategy for the 1st round of evening training sessions. In preparation for the session we met at the LCFL office to discuss the logistics of the session for the evening. I […]

Dispatch from Likoni 3: Days 3 & 4

Day 3 The morning began with me attending the weekly LCFL coaches meeting at 10:00am (although we didn’t start the meeting until 11:00am), (I am beginning to learn that “African Time” is very different to the rest of the world, it’s much more laid back here.) This meeting is also the annual get together of the founder of […]

Dispatch from Likoni 4

Today began with myself and Ben discussing a strategy for implementing a grading scale for each of the local youth clubs here in Likoni, in order to raise the standards. The concept behind the grading scale is to improve the quality of each and every youth club here in Likoni, and in turn the clubs […]

Dispatch from Likoni 5

Today’s session was so amazing! I decided to organize a mini tournament for the boys. Each team represented a European team; Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Arsenal (the most supported team in Kenya!), Man Utd, Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool, and Bayern Munich. The boys were divided into 12 teams of 5 players and we played 4v4 […]