Manchester City Football Language School

The City Football Language School is a fully immersive soccer / football and English language summer program for 9 – 17 year olds designed to give you an authentic insight into the life of a Manchester City professional football player in the heart of the Etihad Campus.

This innovative program is delivered by a top quality coaching team who are experienced in Manchester City FC’s philosophy and methodology, and a highly professional English language teaching team who have a real passion for football.

The two week soccer program (one week Spring camps also available for boys 12 – 17 years old) will give you the opportunity to train like a Manchester City player at the world-class City Football Academy facility, the brand new training ground for the Manchester City Football Club. Every day you will be based at the state-of-the-art City Football Academy training facility, a fantastic venue shared by Manchester City’s First team, Women’s team and Academy teams alike. You will have exclusive access to areas of the facility utilized on a daily basis by the Manchester City Club’s players, such as the Academy pitches, the Media Center, and the incredible full-sized indoor training pitch.

City Football Language School Soccer Camps

Everything they provide is excellent, and most of all, I like the teammates I met here; everybody comes from everywhere.

– Shih-Yu, Taiwan
Manchester City Football Language School


City Football Language School is a fully immersive football and English language programme for 9 – 17 year olds located in the heart of the Etihad Campus. Discover what life is like as a professional footballer at Manchester City’s world-class training facility as you develop key football and communication skills with new international friends from across the world.


Good communication skills are essential to playing beautiful football. An experienced language teaching team will deliver 30 hours of language activity each session (summer) through English sessions that focus on the following:

  • Press conference and media interviews
  • Football analysis and punditry
  • Match commentating and discussion
  • Video and written journalism projects


Your soccer sessions will provide a true insight into how Manchester City players train on a daily basis. Delivered by City Football Schools coaches who are trained in the philosophy and methodology of the Club, sessions focus on the following:

  • Development of individual technique and skills
  • Challenging 1v1 practices
  • Team play and working together
  • Improved understanding of how City perform through playing games


  • Train and play like a Manchester City Women FC player at the state-of-the-art City Football Academy
  • Girls 12 – 17 years old
  • Maximize your football skills in girls-only training sessions
  • Players on the Girls sessions will stay in their own girls-only apartments
  • Female staff available on girls sessions

Check out the Girls Session video below


This Camp strive to provide unforgettable life experiences for children of all ages and backgrounds, giving you the opportunity and support to reach and exceed your potential. The City Football Language School has been uniquely designed in a fantastic location to give you the opportunity to develop to the best of your abilities whilst meeting international friends and learning valuable skills. Manchester City players in their pursuit of both individual excellence and team success strive to play exciting and beautiful football. This philosophy and approach to playing high quality football will be a key focus of the two week program.


The Manchester City First Team squad is one which reflects today’s global game and is something which is embraced. As a feature of the course, you will not only get an exclusive insight into how Manchester City players train and play, but you will also be able to interact with other students from different backgrounds and cultures from around the world. This social and inclusive environment will help you to develop both your football and language skills in a positive setting as well as making new friends at the same time. Wherever you’re from and whatever your level of English or soccer skills, you are welcome to come and experience this new and exciting program.


Parents are invited to the Etihad Campus!
Parents are welcome to attend the Closing Ceremony at Etihad Stadium at the end of camp!
(details available and to be confirmed before summer sessions start)