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Crystal Palace Academy strives to give every young player the best holistic experience towards their ambition of becoming a professional football player.

The Academy will provide a safe environment for players to learn and enjoy the game.

With first-class facilities, specialist support staff across various disciplines and an elite games programme, we hope that every player will have both a positive and enriching experience with us.

Academy News


Category 1 Academy status approved

17 Hours ago

The Premier League has awarded Crystal Palace F.C’s Academy Category 1 status following an independent assessment – the highest category possible for academies in the country.

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15 young Academy prospects awarded two-year contracts

7 July 2020

Fifteen young footballers have been offered and accepted two-year scholarships as they continue their development at Crystal Palace FC’s Academy, which has just received Category 1 status.

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Six Academy prospects sign professional contracts

2 July 2020

Six players from the Crystal Palace Academy have signed their first professional contracts with the club.

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Academy graduate Arron Fray talks Inter Milan, Clyne and Dowie

30 June 2020

“Growing up, I always found our Academy to be – outside of Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, West Ham and Southampton – one of the best ones in the country,” former Palace...

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