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Showcase Success

Showcase Success

The IHM Virtual showcase has only being live for a week and we've already seen over 2000 hits on the site checking out the players highlights. From this we've already had 8 requests for connections to players to look at further opportunities, showing that the current...

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Celebrating Your 18th Birthday In Lockdown

Celebrating Your 18th Birthday In Lockdown

What a way to celebrate your 18th birthday! In the middle of a national lock down during a global pandemic! But thanks to the wonderful Sonola family who are hosting IHM Football Academy student player, Neddie, from Australia, the big day didn't go unnoticed. Neddie...

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Andrews Lockdown Training

Andrews Lockdown Training

With us entering into week 5 since we've all be together on the training pitch, the players from IHM are keeping active with their regular routines. Throughout the week IHM Director Mick Brennan has been sending emails with links and sample sessions for the players to...

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The IHM Football Academy Virtual Showcase Event

The IHM Football Academy Virtual Showcase Event

On Wednesday 29th April, IHM Football Academy were due to host the IHM "Showcase Event" in Manchester. This event is usually very popular with our enrolled student players. It allows IHM student players to train and play in front of invited pro-club scouts. It gives...

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Support Online For Our Footballers

Support Online For Our Footballers

As we enter week 4 without our players being out on the pitch due to the current world situation, the IHM footballers are still part of the team and receiving regular support and advice from the IHM Academy. Whilst studying from home on their BTEC, English, A-levels,...

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Archie Still Working Hard

Archie Still Working Hard

One of our youngest players from our Ellesmere programme is still working hard on his skills despite the current situation. Archie is one of our most enthusiastic and hard working players on the academy, always giving 100% in everything he does, working and competing...

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Will Mullock – Looking To Progress

Will Mullock – Looking To Progress

Our senior player at the IHM Ellesmere academy and last seasons player of the year, Will Mullock, is taking the initiative during his downtime at home and looking for opportunities to progress on in his game. Will has been with the IHM Academy at Ellesmere College...

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McDonald Wins Wakeman-Lambart Tie Award

McDonald Wins Wakeman-Lambart Tie Award

  16 year old McDonald, who attends IHM Football Academy at Ellesmere College, has been awarded the Wakeman-Lambart House Tie Award. McDonald has demonstrated excellent academic and sporting achievement this year and has stood out amongst his peers in his contribution...

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League Campaign Ends on a High

League Campaign Ends on a High

Ellesmere Academy 7 - 2 Thomas Telford 4th XI The football academy played their final game of the league season and finished it off brilliantly, beating Thomas Telford 4th XI by 7 – 2. In very tricky conditions, with a gale force wind to compete with, it made for a...

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An Outstanding Performance in Manchester

An Outstanding Performance in Manchester

IHM ACADEMY 9 - 1 Isport ACADEMY The IHM academy senior team got back to winning ways in style last Wednesday, with an emphatic victory over Isports Academy. After what has been some frustrating results in recent weeks, where the score line just hadn’t justified how...

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Top Tips For Young Footballers 3 – Diet

Top Tips For Young Footballers 3 – Diet

Follow our series of top tips, following on here with number 3, to gradually but dramatically improve your game. It’s All About Your Diet You need to start to reflect on what food you are eating. What you put into your body will determine what you can expect to get...

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Top Tips For Young Footballers No. 2

Top Tips For Young Footballers No. 2

Follow our series of top tips, following on here with number 2 of 6, to gradually but dramatically improve your game. Work hard to improve and maintain your fitness  In addition to working at improving your on-the-ball skills, fitness is also a major factor. Without...

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Top Tips For Young Footballers

Top Tips For Young Footballers

At IHM Football Academy we believe in helping as many young footballers as possible to immediately start to improve their game. So, what do we recommend to help you to become a better footballer? Follow our series of 6 top tips, starting here with number 1, to...

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Said and Khon To Trial With Oldham Athletic FC

Said and Khon To Trial With Oldham Athletic FC

Thanks to IHM football academy coach, Chris Honor, two of our players will attend the Oldham Athletic FC Development Squad training session on Friday evening this week. Chris, who also scouts for League Two club Oldham, has been impressed by the spirit, attitude and...

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A TEAM performance wins the game in Manchester

A TEAM performance wins the game in Manchester

IHM Academy 4 – 3 Dragon Academy The IHM senior squad were back to winning ways this week with a fantastic performance which resulted in a late winner at home to Dragon Academy. From kick off the visitors started brightly, looking athletic and strong. It took IHM a...

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Another Home League Win For IHM at Ellesmere

Another Home League Win For IHM at Ellesmere

IHM Ellesmere 3 - 2 North Shropshire college It was another victory for the Ellesmere players in the U19's Shropshire league, to make it 7 wins in the league this season with 4 games to go, keeping the side in touch with the top spots in the league. It was a...

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How To Be A Great FOOTBALL TEAM MATE

How To Be A Great FOOTBALL TEAM MATE

At IHM Football Academy we encourage our young players to adopt the habits of good players. Here we share our top 5 tips to help our players become great team mates: 1 Put the team and their needs before yourself and yours 2 Appreciate the moments when your team mate...

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Leo Buckle Selected To Play For Shropshire County

Leo Buckle Selected To Play For Shropshire County

Following his invitation to trial with the Shropshire County squad, Leo Buckle, currently studying at Ellesmere College boarding school and attending the on campus IHM Football Academy, has been selected to play for the team. This is excellent news for Leo and IHM...

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IHM at Ellesmere College Are Back To Winning Ways

IHM at Ellesmere College Are Back To Winning Ways

Shropshire u19s League IHM at Ellesmere College 3- 2 Shrewsbury College 2nd XI Head Coach David Raven was as proud as punch yesterday as he watched his team come out 3-2 winners against a strong Shrewsbury College 2nd XI. After two weeks of disappointing results, with...

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IHM News With Academy Director Mick Brennan

IHM News With Academy Director Mick Brennan

IHM Director of Football, Mick Brennan is down at the Manchester training ground this afternoon as the student players return after the Christmas and New Year holidays. This is a perfect time of year for him to set out his thoughts and start to look forward to some...

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