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Academy Relocate To Seel Park

14 February 2020

Starting from this weekend, ahead of their game against Blackpool in the EFL Youth Alliance League, the Academy will now host their U18s games at Seel Park, the home of Mossley FC.

The picturesque non-league ground has been the home of the Lilywhites for a number of decades and provides a platform for the young players to perform on a stage that is better suited for everyone.

On the news Youth Team Manager Danny Cadamarteri provided an update on the decision:

"For the club this is a step in the right direction. We're always striving now to improve the academy and improve the status of the club.

"We're all about creating experiences for the players and helping them as footballers, as ultimately they will be judged on how they fare in a first-team environment.

"Putting this into place with our younger players as well means we can further develop the pathway they are on."

He added: "One way of doing this is by hosting our games in a stadium. We've managed to build a relationship with Mossley now to go over and use their facility which will be fantastic for our lads to play in a stadium hopefully for the remaining home games of this season and also give them an opportunity to play on a little platform.

"The facilities at Seel Park will mean we can host a bigger crowd to come and watch the team and help them in an environment they need to get used to. It’s obviously a bonus for spectators too that a well-known ground can host, so all round it's a positive move for everyone."

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The postcode for the ground is OL5 0ES.

There is ample on street parking close by and a pay and display car park is located on Market Street for spectators.


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