About FDS Harrogate
Welcome to Futebol de Salão (FDS) Harrogate. We will help every child fulfill their potential, whether playing in the playground with friends or going on to play in a World Cup final. We aim to provide the platform to create the complete and perfect footballer but before any football considerations we hope to have played a role in helping them to become good young people. We do not select children on ability as we are confident of producing excellent footballers regardless of past experience. FDS Harrogate trains children from 5-18 years of age, with the training ongoing throughout the year. For our latest news visit
FDS Harrogate is a place of learning and development. Our approach is of a long term nature integrating the technical, physical, and psychological and the tactical elements of the game, each geared towards the development of the elite eleven-a-side player.
We have never bought into the myth of natural talent or overnight success, what we do believe in is hard work, perseverance and practice from which talent can emerge when honed over many years.
We believe there are no limits to improvement, with the right mindset and quantity of practice our method of training will inspire players to push beyond existing limitations and transform the way young players involved in our programme train, play and live the game.
FDS Harrogate by numbers
3 England trials
8 Professional scholarships in 2016
11 TV appearances including CBBC, MOTD Kickabout, Look North, Sky TV and BBC1.
17 Countries have sent coaches to observe our unique training programme
34 Victories over Professional Academies
350+ Children that have been offered trials with professional clubs
1435 Number of kick ups by a child in Year 2 at Primary School (aged 7)
5000+ Local children coached through our programme
5168 Kick ups with a tennis ball. We have some of the best ball jugglers in the world..
Danny Mills - England National Team 2001 - 2004
Former England player Danny Mills has brought his sons to FDS Harrogate for the past decade.
“FDS coaching is great for all players, helping to develop skills and ball control. Many under 10's have more tricks and skills than I ever had. I believe it is one of many fantastic aspects of coaching and would recommend it to everyone. The training at FDS is perfect for the children to develop into fantastic footballers and become good people. I especially like the way the older players are encouraged to help, support and teach the younger ones."
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