There were scenes of celebration yesterday as the College’s Pro:Direct Academy Devon’s 7 a side team won the AoC Sport South West Men’s Football tournament hosted at Plymouth Marjon University.

The team of current College students saw off very strong opposition from around the South West to be crowned champions.

Full tournament winning squad (From left to right, back row) Aaron Wellington, Euan Washbrook, Lewis McNeil, Isaac Beardsmoor, Louie Slough, Ewan Howarth. (From left to right, front row) Jacob Evans, Ryan Keates, Finn Roberts, Calum Glew

As a result of yesterday’s victory the full squad will now travel to the National Championships in April 2019 representing the South West.

The Pro:Direct Academy Devon is dedicated to developing extraordinary players and nurturing the progression of students both on and off the pitch. The dedicated coaching team comprises of industry professionals and professional players with the students learning from the very best. Programmes are devised by UEFA and FA licensed coaches who work to exacting standards to inspire confidence and technical skills required for players to develop both professionally and academically.

For more information about the Pro Direct Academy Devon TQ4 click here

To find out more about wide variety of courses the College offers from apprenticeships to full-time courses or university degrees, visit our next Open Evening, on Wednesday 21st November, 4pm-7pm at the Vantage Point Campus, Long Road, Paignton, TQ4 7EJ. Alternatively, you can call our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 or email enquiries@southdevon.ac.uk

For more information about this story please contact Guy Marsden, Marketing & Communications Officer at guymarsden@southdevon.ac.uk or on 01803 540563.