Football Boarding Schools in Manchester and Ellesmere, UK

Academic studies + football for UK and international students aged 11 to 19 years

Would you like to study full-time whilst training at a professional football academy in Manchester, UK?
Do you want to improve your English language skills or work towards university entrance? But, would you also like to see how far you can take your football?

Perhaps on graduation you would like to work in the football or sports industry?
We can help you.

IHM Football Academy gives equal priority to education and football.
We are passionate about helping young people to complete their education, whilst following their football dreams. We will help you to achieve your goals.
We will give you the education and football skills that you need to succeed.
Be the best you can be.

Contact us now and start your Manchester football journey today!

Why Choose IHM Football Academy?

How to Evaluate a Football Academy

The decision that you make regarding your child’s education is possibly the most important one that you will ever take.

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Harnessing a passion for football

It can be tough for both parents and students when 16+ exam results don’t turn out as expected. But it’s never the end of the world.

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2 week Talent I.D. football programme worked for Sam

Sam has been invited to train with two local clubs in the pre-season, which will give him further opportunity to demonstrate exactly what he can bring to a team. Read more…

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Womens’and Girl’s Football

Open days at IHM Football Academy

100% Record in the League

100% Record in the League

Another fantastic performance from the Manchester team and another 3 points in the league. For the second game of the league season the team travelled to Oldham College, following a great 12-1 opening game victory. Head coach Matt had prepared the team for a tougher...

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Cup Success at Ellesmere

Cup Success at Ellesmere

The Academy Team at our Ellesmere Boarding School programme had a great win this week to progress into the next round of the county cup. In an Away fixture against Thomas Adams School then team gave an excellent performance that saw them progress into the next round...

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Alex Selected for the County Side

Alex Selected for the County Side

Alex Sharpe, one of our new signings to the Ellesmere football academy this season, has already been showing his ability and has been the first of the team to be spotted for a progression. Following in the footsteps of a number of our players over the past few years,...

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    Student player, Julian, 2018-2019 season

    “I had a fantastic experience at IH Manchester. From the day that I arrived all the coaching staff were very welcoming and approachable whenever a problem occurred, there was always somebody around to help. Training 5 times a week with each session being different to the other really improved me as a player and made the team feel like a family. The Use of technology at IH Manchester let us look back at our individual performances and discuss these in classroom conditions with the coach to see in what areas we had to improve and where we did well. We could also take these clips and send them to our Families back home to enjoy. We were also given opportunities to display our skills to Scouts and Coaches from the Manchester region which motivated everyone in the team to work hard.”

    Read more about Julian’s time at the IHM Football Academy