AFC TOTTON are to launch a football academy next autumn.

A statement by the Evo-Stik Division One South club confirmed: “As part of our committed growth and development programme, AFC Totton are delighted to announce the intention to run their own academy from September 2019.

“We will be offering those students going into Year 12 (post-GCSE) the opportunity to study for a full-time BTEC National course over two years, as well as being coached with some of the best qualified coaches in the region.

“There will also be the opportunity to retake GCSEs in English and maths.”

The Stags have a series of trials lined up next month on Saturdays, November 3, 10, 17 and 24 (10-11.30am).

All players MUST be registered before the trial to participate.

To book, please email