Welcome to IDAP FOOTBALL ACADEMY - IFA, an independent football academy providing excellent coaching where players from all backgrounds feel equally valued


At the forefront of our coaching syllabus is long term player development. Our weekly training sessions uses specialist, technical and tactical coaching methods. Our coaches are CRC checked, insured and First Aid trained.


IFA provides a dynamic and motivational climate for all ability levels to flourish. Our principal objective is to identify and develop young players aged 5 to 16 years in order to secure professional football contracts. We seize the opportunity to drive players forward to do their best and be the best at all times, at the Academy and beyond it.

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IFA produces intelligent players to be key assets to top league football clubs. Our holistic approach allows self-expression at training and matches without many constraints in order to nurture hidden talents. Players can enjoy football and be part of a team, excel as individuals with less pressure, all the while learning core football skills.

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IDAP UK PRO MANAGEMENT is a full service management. We believe in an “In-House” approach when it comes to football. Every aspect of our clients' career is taken care of; from contract negotiations, to individual player development. Our services also comprise of media & branding as well as commercial partnerships.

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IDAP Media Services has everything you need to produce professional, cinematic products for a successful project within Video and Photo. Specialising in marketing video, event coverage and corporate filming, we deliver very high quality products using innovative techniques and shooting styles.

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  • I would like to thank IFA and all their coaching staff.Blake started out a very shy boy. Not confident on the ball, and basic football skills. After a few months of joining IFA we really noticed a change in him. He was showing more confidence, getting better each week with the ball and growing as a young boy. He came home proud of his team every game,  win or loose they taught him to always hold their heads high. IFA are very professional, and put so much time and effort in to their players to become the best they can possibly be. I can't thank you enough and highly recommend IFA staff and management.
  • Your chance to make it in the world of Pro Football starts right here – right now!
  • "We spot raw talent and pride ourselves in developing future stars."
  • "I am so proud to be part of IFA. I came not knowing how to play football, and now I am currently at Reading FC Development Team, on my way to becoming pro! Thank you coaches and team mates for your support."
    - Manny, IFA U13s Striker and Captain
  • "I am very  happy with my son's progress and personal development at IFA. I'm grateful to the coaches for their hard work and dedication."
    - Matthew Ellis, parent
  • "IDAP Football Academy - IFA,  gave us a great reference to support our son's private school application and he was accepted to Whitgift School! The Academy has played an intrinsic role in his overall confidence and communication skills."