Programme Facilities

The International Football Group in partnership with Macclesfield FC & UCLAN.

Training Facilities 

Athletic & Academic Fusion

Macclesfield Football Club’s facilities have undergone a remarkable transformation with over £4m has been invested in the Stadium over the last two years – making it the most sought-after venue in the local area. The all-weather 4G surface ensures that training sessions/games are unaffected by the elements all year round. Beyond the field, athletes have access to the Stealth Gym, a fitness facility tailored to meet the demands of modern footballers. 

Meanwhile, at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), aspiring footballers are greeted with an array of exceptional facilities designed to foster both athletic and academic excellence. The crown jewel of UCLAN’s offerings is the Sir Tom Finney Sports Center, named in honor of the legendary footballer. Additionally, the UCLAN Sports Arena provides an expansive platform for athletes to refine their skills and compete at the highest level. UCLAN seamlessly integrates sports training with academic pursuits, offering student-athletes the opportunity to excel both on the field and in the classroom.

UCLAN Sports Arena
Atlético de Madrid Training
Stealth Gym
Stealth Gym
The Sir Tom Finney Sports Arena
UCLAN Accommodation

Accommodation & Stay

University Student Halls

At UCLAN, the accommodation experience is designed to offer students a sense of belonging and support, particularly for those venturing away from home for the first time.

Residing in university accommodation fosters a unique sense of community, where students become part of a vibrant and inclusive environment. From the moment they step into their new homes, residents are greeted with a plethora of events and activities, creating opportunities to connect with fellow peers and engage in memorable experiences.

The friendly and dedicated Residences Team is always available to provide assistance and guidance, ensuring that students feel welcomed and settled into their new living spaces from day one. With this supportive framework in place, students can focus on their studies and personal growth while forging lasting friendships and cherished memories within the vibrant UCLAN community.