The Football Factory is pleased to announce registrations are now open for players wishing to trial for our 2019 Summer Academy Teams.

Our Academy gives players a platform to challenge themselves against quality opposition. If you are a current or previous Development Squad member we suggest the Academy as the next step in advancing your football development.

All of our Academy teams will compete in the Premier Academy League 2019 Summer Competition. The U7s-U13s will also compete in the Sydney International Cup played over the October long weekend.


Trial Information

Trials are for mixed teams, with squads comprised of 10-12 players. We are excited to announce that The Football Factory will be entering additional age groups in the Premier Academy League (PAL) 2019 Summer Competitions. These new teams will complement the existing 3 teams we have currently competing in the PAL 2019 Winter competition. The Summer Competition teams will be as follows:


Age GroupPlayers Born


Trial Dates and Times

Age Groups Under 7s – Under 10s
Trials will take place on both Friday the 2nd and Friday the 9th of August.

Under 7s:    4:15pm – 5:30pm
Under 8s:    4:15pm – 5:30pm
Under 9s:    5:30pm – 6:45pm
Under 10s:  5:30pm – 6:45pm

Age Groups Under 11s – Under 16s
Trials will take place on both Friday the 16th and Friday the 23rd of August.

Under 11s:  4:15pm – 5:30pm
Under 12s:  4:15pm – 5:30pm
Under 13s:  5:30pm – 6:45pm
Under 14s:  5:30pm – 6:45pm
Under 16s:  5:30pm – 6:45pm


Trial Location

Please ensure you have registered for the trials prior to the first trial date.

North Narrabeen Synthetic Sports Field
10 Namona St ( off Pittwater Road)
North Narrabeen NSW 2101


Additional Information

The Football Factory Academy provides members a platform to challenge themselves against quality opposition in up to 80 competitive games each year.

For Academy teams, the Premier Academy League involves playing 2 games per team each Match Day played on Sunday afternoons at the centrally located Macquarie University sporting fields at North Ryde. Dates for the 2019 Summer Competition Match Days are yet to be announced.

If you would like further information about The Football Factory’s Academy please contact us on (02) 9972 7766.

Competing PAL Academies