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Virgin Media Launch Football Academy

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The lesson plans designed by Southhampton FC Academy will all be available for free download online.

Virgin Media is launching the Virgin Media Football Academy, a series of lesson plans, training videos and a special live lesson designed with the Southampton FC Academy to help teachers and pupils bounce back into physical education after months of school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The lessons will focus on football skills as well as nutrition and mental wellbeing – all delivered by a team of professional coaches and sport scientists working at Saints’ Academy at Staplewood.

All of the lesson plans will be available to download for free online.

As part of the Virgin Media Football Academy, Virgin Media will also power a live-streamed football lesson to hundreds of classrooms throughout the country on April 28.

“For children from all backgrounds, staying active has been challenging due to the COVID-19 pandemic and that is why we’re using our connectivity to open up the world-renowned Southampton FC Academy to classrooms across the country and help schools bounce back stronger,” says Cilesta Van Doorn, executive director, brand and marketing, Virgin Media. “The Virgin Media Football Academy provides easy-to-use online resources to schools which will help give schoolchildren the impetus to get active and, most importantly, have some fun!”

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