News Archive, Tag: academy

Bristol City defender Derrick Williams undergoing a Vo2 test under the watchful eye of Lead Applied Physiologist Jonathan Robinson

Bristol City and Partick Thistle kick off pre-season preparations at Sports Training Village

28 June 2016

Football League Championship club Bristol City and Scottish Premiership outfit Partick Thistle are using the University of Bath Sports Training Village this week to begin their preparations for the 2016/17 season. City’s first-team squad are taking part in ‘pre pre-season’ testing, where staff from the Team Bath Physio & Sports Science Centre help the Robins’ coaches assess the players’ fitness after the summer break. As well as cycling, sprint and physiological tests, City’s players have...

Who will be England’s best player at the World Cup?

12 June 2014

The FIFA World Cup kicks-off today and as the three Southampton FC Academy graduates in the England squad prepare for their first World Cup, we want to know who you think will be England's biggest star in Brazil. Luke Shaw, Adam Lallana and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain all came through the youth system at Southampton and the south coast club base part of their academy here at the University of Bath. Current Real Madrid star Gareth Bale...

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