The LionHeart Football Boys Pre-Academy (Wallington) is an invitational training centre, based at Powerleague Croydon and Wilsons Grammar, for gifted and talented young boys aged 4 to 8 (Reception to Year 3). It is recommended that players who are interested in joining our academy have had previous experience playing a competitive standard of local grassroots football, school football or moved on from a professional football club’s academy.
All pre-academy members have been offered a place must wear LionHeart Football Academy Kit which can be purchased here. Shin pads, moulded football boots (3G surface pitch) or indoor trainers (sports hall) depending on the surface and a bottle of water are also requirements for the session.
If your son is attending a FREE TRIAL, he will need to wear sportswear clothing suitable for the weather conditions, shin pads, moulded football boots (3G surface pitch) or indoor trainers (sports hall) and a bottle of water.
Training is held on Mondays.
U5-U6 play from 5:15pm to 6:15pm.
U7-U8 play from 6:15pm to 7:15pm.
We ensure Pre-Academy sessions are carefully planned, progressive, highly educational, enjoyable and delivered with great care and energy for all players in attendance. Please see below our team of fantastic coaches developing our young playing members at the LionHeart Football Boys Pre-Academy (Wallington).
U5-U8 indoor futsal sessions are held at Wilson’s School, Mollison Drive, Wallington SM6 9J. Alternatively, outdoor football sessions are held at Powerleague Croydon, Hannibal Way, Wallington, Croydon CR0 4RW.