Northfield Welcomes AC Milan!


It’s not every day that football coaches from one of the most famous club sides in the world, AC Milan, can be seen plying their trade on the grass pitches of Northfield School and Sports College.

The Rossoneri (red and blacks), giants of European football, have teamed up with Billingham Juniors FC to offer young footballers an opportunity of a life time to be coached by AC Milan football coaches.

88 players enrolled for the week long training course delivered by 5 AC Milan coaches covering all aspects of a week in the life of a professional footballer.

His Worshipful The Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees, Councillor Ken Dixon, was in attendance for a tour of Northfield Sportsdrome’s facilities and to take in the atmosphere and witness the excitement of young players clearly enjoying the opportunity to learn and develop their football skills.

The week drew to a close with the presentation of certificates and medals for all players, and special recognition awards to 5 players who have been invited over to AC Milan next year to train with their academy players.