UFCA Scholars Confirm Teams For 2022/23 Season

Ultimate Football Coaching Academy are delighted to confirm the details of our scholarship programme squads for the upcoming 2022/23 season.

UFCA Scholars will field a total of five teams - with two squads in the English Colleges FA competitions, and three squads in the National Football Youth League competitions representing Rotherham United.


The number of teams and leagues will provide varying levels of quality and competition, enabling us to place players at levels that will benefit their development.

  • UFCA Scholars 1st (ECFA Men's Premier League)

  • UFCA Scholars 2nd (ECFA Men's Championship)

  • Rotherham United UFCA NEC (NFYL North East Championship)

  • Rotherham United UFCA NWC (NFYL North West Championship)

  • Rotherham United UFCA ND1 (NFYL North Division One)

Sam Dexter, UFCA Scholarship Manager, commented: “We are pleased to be fielding five teams this season, enabling us to create a competitive environment for players across all abilities.


“Both the English Colleges FA and the National Football Youth League competitions provide extremely high levels of competition.

“We’ve been impressed with the standards shown by our players during the opening week of pre-season - and we are excited to test them further with pre-season fixtures next week as we build towards the new season.”

Are you a talented player aged between 16-18 years old who would like to play full-time football alongside your studies this season? Final spaces remain for the UFCA Scholarship Programme - click here to apply.