Matraville Sports High School Talented Football Program

Would your child relish the opportunity to reach their full potential on the pitch with Sydney FC whilst continuing to pursue a first-class education? Our Matraville Sports High School TSP Football program offers young players a full-time training environment, devised and delivered by highly qualified Sydney FC Academy-approved coaches in a network of high performing schools. Pupils combine their pursuit of academic excellence with year-round football training that reflects the Sydney FC Academy philosophies on playing, coaching, learning and talent identification. Boys and girls take part in regular Sydney FC training sessions per week, which are embedded into academic timetables. Plus, access to the Sky Blues Academy talent identification days, participation in football tours and tournaments, plus training visits to watch Sydney FC’s A-League squads. Programs are structured to complement their game development with their Club and Association training outside of school. Entry into the program is by application for students entering Year 7 the following year. Entry points and trials for students in other years vary based upon availability. WHAT IS THE MSHS TALENTED FOOTBALL PROGRAM?

  • Full-time program, integrated into high school study
  • Aims to maximize individual athletic and academic potential
  • Focuses on individual development in a team environment
  • Fully aligned with Sydney FC Academy philosophy
  • Proven pathway to the Sydney FC Academy
  • Fully accredited Sydney FC coaching staff Specialised goalkeeper training*
  • Established program having been operational since 2015


  • Full-time education
  • Regular football training sessions per week
  • Sydney FC training kit Match Day and training visits
  • Access to talent ID days
  • Opportunity to participate in tours and play in tournaments Individual assessments
  • Access to track progress through a digital player development platform
  • Injury prevention program
  • Skills Testing
  • Well-being program Physiotherapy and rehabilitation support*
  • Sydney FC Flexi 6 Junior Membership

KEY DATES FOR 2024 Open Night | Thurs 9th March, 6pm-7pm Trials | Tues 24 May 10am-12pm

To register for school open day or football trials, please call (02) 9661 8000 or use the QR code in pamphlet below:

MSHS – Talented Football Program – FLYER (1)

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