Leeds partner with sports academy to offer courses

5 November 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Sheffield United will also be part of the collaboration. 

The club have launched a partnership with the Higher Sports Academy, also working alongside Sheffield United.

The link up aims to develop BTEC education and eventually expand internationally to provide education and football programmes overseas.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Leeds United have announced they will be partnering with the Higher Sports Academy to provide a range of programmes for young students. 

The partnership, which aims to develop and deliver a number of BTEC education and football centre hubs across the UK, will eventually expand internationally to provide education and football programmes overseas.

"As part of the international delivery there will be the chance to promote and give opportunities for scholarships in the USA for those pupils interested in a new challenge," Leeds said in a statement on their website.

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