Redpath Albion/Pilmeny Sports Academy
Redpath Albion/Pilmeny Sports Academy


Academy Player Development Coaches Roddy & Murdo share their fun video produced for 3v2 Soccer Academy members...


Irfan (Dad) and Saif (Son) U10 Academy player enjoying Pilrig Park For a light ball skill session. Anybody else? Forward any short vids and with your permission we’ll get them online....

Hope everyone is staying positive.....We’ve been relatively busy behind the scenes dealing with off-field issues. Our ongoing “negotiations“ with CEC Green Spaces dept re our vision for Pilrig Park and our long-term aims to get our youth teams back playing at Pilrig, took a positive turn, when CEC agreed to support our plans, to increase the dimensions of the current playing area. Once we get the go ahead to start playing, CEC will undertake the work, and our youth teams will come back to PP. Part 2 of our long-term vision is to site a new 60x40 7s playing area, on a section of the original big pitch. The CEC have agreed in principal to carry out the marking and maintenance of the new 7s site, although a cost for this work has still to be agreed. In addition, local group Friends of Pilrig Park will be required to endorse the Academies application, before CEC will proceed. We’ve had 2 fairly in-depth discussions with the Chair of the friends group, and a consultation process involving their members, and residents with a community interest, will be undertaken very soon. We’ve also proposed that the playing area would ideal for community use, especially during school hours by the three local schools. The new area would accommodate, not just 7v7 football, but any sports activity that requires boundary lines, such as Unihock - Rounders - Quick Cricket etc. Pilrig Park school have responded very positively to the proposal. We’ve put together a small video of archive actions shots illustrating the youth and senior games the club enjoyed over the years at Pilrig Park....We’ll keep everyone updated. Stay Safe

Ariel view of proposed new 7 v 7 area

We’ve decided to have a wee bit of fun with our Academy Coaches. We asked them to look back at their early football days. 3 Questions and answers...Oh and to add a pic of them in their football kit. * Pause vid to read *

SYFA News....Youth Season now ended......

Youth Season declared closed as SYFA decide that no further league fixtures will take place as part of the 2019/2020. The season is now closed.......

Albion Squads going way back. Senior, Youth and Academy. There’s bound to be a Dad, Grandad, Brother or Neighbour among these Squads.......


Pilrig Park * We'll be back soon.....

Update......Hi All, Noticed some standing orders have been accredited to our Academy account for April. Our recent text said the SO would be frozen until we get back to football. THE ACADEMY CAN’T CANCEL YOUR SO? To freeze your standing order you will have to notify your bank and cancel, until further notice. I believe this can be done online via your online banking process. Some parents have actually reduced their payment to only 1p allowing the standing order to lie dormant, then allowing them to return to original £20 when we get back to normal. This may be a preferred option for you. If you’re £20 has been deducted today, we can accredit this payment to the first month we restart. If you require the Standing Order to be repaid, we can make arrangements to supply cash refunds or post cheques. Text or telephone the Academy for refund details.....






















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Latest Academy News

February 2020 - U13 Youth Squad Player Appeal

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Our Thanks to Academy sponsors. 80 bottles for academy members

New Shorts Sponsor

The Academy is delighted to announce additional sponsorship from local community company, Wayne Sutherland Joinery Services. Wayne’s company brand will be displayed on our Academy and youth squads shorts.

2009s recruiting

Players born 2009 required to enhance our current squad. The squad will be increasing in size as we build towards the 9 v 9 season.Details in our flyer.

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