Expression Of Interest


Sydney FC Academy in NPL 2017

The Sydney FC Academy will have teams in the FNSW NPL Youth Tier 1 competition, participating in the U13, U14, U15 and U16 age groups.

In the older age groups, the FNSW Board has placed the two Sydney A-League clubs in the NPL 2 competition. This mirrors what recently happened in Victoria, where Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City were placed in the second tier competition. The Sydney FC teams will compete in the NPL 2 U18, U20 and 1st Grade competitions, utilising players aged predominantly between 15 and 20.


Recruitment for the teams involves a thorough and continuous process, with a network of scouts observing NPL 1 and 2 fixtures since pre-season in February. A database of targeted players is developed, and a large number of identified players are contacted.

It is unlikely that the Sydney FC Academy will have the need to hold any trials.

Expressions of Interest

Please note that if you completed the online expression of interest form, you will only be contacted if our scouts have identified you as a potential Academy player.

If you are are interested in being involved, please register your interest here.