Moorland Football Academy

Our Affiliations

Our Affiliations

Professional Clubs

Since 2011, Coach Charlie Jackson has been an indispensable part of the Manchester City Junior Academy. Based at the East Lancashire Centre, located at our Moorland facility, Charlie’s role is crucial in identifying and nurturing grassroots talent in the Lancashire area.

Charlie’s expertise and dedication involve scouting and recognising promising young players who have the potential to join the prestigious ranks at the Etihad Campus. His efforts have significantly contributed to the academy’s success, consistently uncovering and developing future stars for Manchester City.

Charlie Jackson’s work exemplifies the commitment to excellence at the heart of Manchester City’s youth development program, ensuring a bright future for the club by securing and honing the talents of tomorrow.

We are delighted that Charlie agreed to join Manchester City. Charlie has many years of experience coaching at the highest level in Academy football.

We are confident under Charlie’s leadership at the Regional Centre we will continue to produce Academy players for Man City.

Trevor Todd - Junior Academy Manager
On the Global Stage

International Partners

We always look beyond our doorstep for the next footballing talent. Understanding that searching far and wide delivers opportunities for children to develop as talented footballers. We have several well established partners across the globe working to bring football to as many people as possible.