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ACADEMY VISION

Vision

Every Crystal Palace Academy player and staff member has the opportunity reach their full potential.

Objective

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Strategy 

Across the phases of development, the Crystal Palace Academy, through its staff, coaching and playing philosophy and everyday endeavour, strives to do the following.

Professional Development Phase

Education

Support potential second careers through qualifications and guidance

Sports science

Address the specific needs of the individual in a bid to optimise player potential

Medical

Execute individualised movement pattern maximisation

Football

Foundation Development Phase

Education

Support the best attainment and highest attendance within education

Sports performance

Introduce fundamental movement skills and the exploration of game speed

Medical

Screen for and address outliers

Football

Develop effective ball manipulation, using a wide range of game-related techniques

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Academy core values

  • Respectful 
  • Honest
  • Resilient
  • Disciplined

Academy News

Academy

Mooney and Adaramola latest Academy prospects with international nods

4 June 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s pair Tayo Adaramola and Fionn Mooney have been called up to a Republic of Ireland Under-19 training camp.

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Academy

Top scorer David Omilabu earns Under-18 Player of the Season

3 June 2021

David Omilabu has been named Crystal Palace’s Under-18 Player of the Season after a sensational campaign as the Academy side’s top scorer.

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Academy

Scott Banks and Sion Spence earn international call-ups

25 May 2021

Scott Banks has been named in Scotland's Under-21 squad for their upcoming international friendlies.

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Academy

Runners-up: How Palace Under-18s stormed their first Category 1 season

15 May 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s came agonisingly close to winning the U18 Premier League South title, after losing out on goal difference to Fulham on Saturday.

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