City and Rostrevor College launch City Football School in South Australia

Manchester City and Rostrevor College today announced the opening of South Australia’s first City Football School, which will provide students with world-class football training on campus.

Manchester City are delighted to bring the Premier League champions’ coaching philosophy and sporting excellence to South Australia and the Northern Territories.

Based in the foothills of Adelaide, Rostrevor College is committed to academic excellence, student welfare and, alongside football development, offers its students a comprehensive education and has enjoyed great success in various inter-school competitions in recent years. Using their world-class facilities and five sports fields, students are coached in City’s unique style of play, which has achieved worldwide success and iconic silver medals in English domestic competitions.

To celebrate Rostrevor College’s 100th anniversary, Manchester City Football School will begin in 2023. The program begins with a curriculum offering for seventh grade students and includes after-school and holiday clinics for the wider community. For more information see:

Jorgina Busquets, City Football Group’s Managing Director – Football Education & Recreation, commented:

“We are delighted to share with Rostrevor College the sporting expertise and coaching knowledge that Manchester City has to offer and to build on the school’s commitment to delivering academic excellence.

“By working together, our program will offer a world-class football education, tailored specifically for students and designed to encourage students’ personal development through access to a truly authentic city experience.”

Rostrevor College principal Shana Bennett said the college was thrilled to be partnering with one of the world’s biggest football clubs and to be Manchester City’s first and only football school in South Australia and the Northern Territory.

“Rostrevor has long been known for its successful involvement in football and we have a strong focus on providing opportunities for students of all ages and abilities to enjoy the sport and develop skills,” said Ms. Bennett.

“The launch of Manchester City Football School in Rostrevor will be based on a world-class program to further enhance the teaching of football and integrate it into the college’s curriculum and accompanying programme.

“Our staff and students are excited about the opportunities and experiences that will result from this partnership, which will have a holistic focus that aligns with our values ​​of developing all aspects of young people through sport.

“The involvement of Manchester Football School adds even more depth to our already strong after-school programme, which encompasses a wide range of sport, music, debate and community service activities.

“At Rostrevor we want to take every opportunity to inspire young people to do their best. I have no doubt that Manchester City Football School will do just that.”

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