EXETER City Football Club are opening a Taunton Advanced Development Centre as part of their Academy Progression Pathway.

The Taunton Advanced Development Centre will take place at King's College Astro Turf Pitch, South Road, Taunton, TA1 3LA, on Thursday evenings during term time.

The Centre is holding two free open trial sessions.

These will take place on Thursday, January 5, 2017, and Thursday, January 12, between 6 and 7.30pm for seven- to 11-year-olds, and from 7.30 to 9pm for ages 12 to 16.

ECFC are looking for keen young players in the county, both boys and girls, who would like to develop their football under the guidance of qualified coaches, in a fun and enjoyable environment.

Anyone who would like to attend a free two-week open assessment can do so by contacting head coach Kevin Lang 07707263685 Kevin.lang@ecfc.co.uk.


EXETER City are also running a Grecian Girls Only football programme which is suitable for girls looking for a fun introduction into football or who are interested in learning new skills to take back to their clubs or school teams.

The Grecian Girls Taunton nine-16s programme will run between Sunday, January 8 and Sunday, March 26 from 10 to 11.30am at King’s Hall School, Kingston Road, TA2 8AA, on grass pitches – priced at £30 for the 12 sessions or £3 per session.

For further information please contact donna.langdon@ecfc.co.uk or cjheayns@kings-taunton.co.uk.

Chris Heayns, the director of football at King's Schools, said: “Both of these activities are part of the ongoing link between King’s College and Exeter City FC in an effort to provide more opportunities for young footballers living in the area.”