Latest news from the academy

RIASA joins the ICON family of partners

16 October 2017

ICON International Football Academy are pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Richmond International Academic & Soccer Academy. RIASA provides student athletes with a top quality academic program and a top quality soccer opportunity while living and playing in a true football culture.

ICON tie up with Boston Siege Football Club of the UPSL

7 October 2017

ICON International Football Academy are pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Boston Siege FC of the United Premier Soccer League. Boston Siege Football Club is an American Soccer club currently based in Boston, Massachusetts whose ultimate vision is to create a fundamental environment for up and coming soccer talent to enhance their professional careers. Working together with ICON they will be able to provide an additional platform for players to showcase their talent and pathways into European football teams. We look forward to an exciting collaboration.

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Head coach: Gary Charles

27 September 2017

We are delighted to announce that Gary Charles will be Head Coach of ICON International Football Academy. Gary enjoyed an illustrious playing career that covered the old English First Division with Nottingham Forest all the way through to the Premier League with Aston Villa and West Ham. He brings over ten years worth of coaching and scouting experience; working for clubs such as Burnley, Sunderland and Lincoln City and is taking on this role after a successful four seasons as Head Coach and Director of Football at Nottingham University.

We are excited to have Gary on board and the students will benefit greatly from his experience both on and off the pitch.

Adam Jones will be the assistant coach at ICON where he will continue the successful partnership that he struck with Gary Charles at Nottingham University FC. Adam has excellent experience of developing players both male and female and his input will ensure that the student success stories should come thick and fast.