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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

Jesurun Rak-Sakyi signs professional deal

12 April 2021

Crystal Palace Academy midfielder Jesurun Rak-Sakyi has signed a professional deal with the club.

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Academy

Hodgson: ‘Rak-Sakyi has a big future’

12 April 2021

Crystal Palace first-team manager Roy Hodgson has commended the work and attitude of Academy midfielder, Jesurun Rak-Sakyi, with the youngster named on the bench for Palace’s Premier League game with...

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Find out how U18s line up in LIVE clash with Southampton on YouTube

1 April 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s take on Southampton on today (Saturday, 3rd April) at 11:00 BST as they look to keep the U18s Premier League title in their sights – and you can see how the boys get on LIVE...

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Find out how Palace U18s line-up v West Ham

1 April 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s take on West Ham United today (Wednesday, 7th April) at 11:00 BST as they look to move top of the U18s Premier League table – and you can see how the boys get on LIVE via...

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