The Football Factory is pleased to announce registrations are now open for players wishing to trial for our 2020 Pre-Season 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 2020 Pre-Season Competition.

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 in the Premier Academy League (PAL) 2020 Pre-Season Competitions. The Pre-Season Competition teams will include teams between the age groups of U7s to U14s.

Trial Dates and Time

Trials will take place on both January the 24th and January the 31st in 2020. You must register your interest to trial before attending the trials.

Age GroupTrial Time
U7s (born 2013)4:00pm-5:15pm
U8s (born 2012)4:00pm-5:15pm
U9s (born 2011)5:15pm-6:30pm
U10s (born 2010)5:15pm-6:30pm
U11s (born 2009)6:30pm-8:00pm
U12s (born 2008)6:30pm-8:00pm
U14s (born 2006/2007)6:30pm-8:00pm


An email will be sent to all players who have registered their interest, to confirm trial times and venue.


Trial Location

Lionel Watts Reserve in Frenchs Forest


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 Sundays at the centrally located Macquarie University sporting fields at North Ryde. Dates for the 2020 Pre-Season 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