Crystal Palace

Channel 4 commissions new football documentary series The Academy

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The Academy (w/t) will reveal the work that goes into developing the next generation of footballing talent at Crystal Palace F.C. Academy in South London, with insider access to the staff, players and families.

Over the course of twelve months, The Academy will follow the academy players, aged between eight and 18, as they try to achieve their dreams of becoming professional footballers, and the club coaches and staff helping them reach their potential.