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Liverpool FC: We are delighted to announce that LFC IA Bay Area has entered an agreement with Liverpool Football Club from the UK to become their official Northern California partner in the United States.

Liverpool is a highly decorated club from England founded in 1892, have won more European trophies than any other English team with five European Cups, three UEFA Cups and three UEFA Super Cups. They have also won 18 League titles, seven FA Cups, a record eight League Cups, and 15 FA Community Shields. Liverpool was the ninth highest-earning football club in the world for 2013–14, with an annual revenue of €306 million, and the world's 8th most valuable football club in 2015, valued at $982 million.

LFC IA Bay Area is delighted to benefit from the following for being an official Liverpool FC International Academy America:

  • LFC Websitehttp://www.liverpoolfc.com
  • Access to the LFC curriculum or development of players and teams
  • LFC International Academy trainings and visits from LFC Soccer Schools year round
  • Coaches education from Liverpool FC and a week-long training at the Liverpool Melwood Academy in the UK each Spring for our coaches
  • Players will wear the replica LFC home kit as their uniform for all games, have a LFC replica practice uniform, LFC back pack, LFC warm up and more
  • Coaches will be wearing full replica LFC uniform for all trainings and games
  • LFC Camp each summer with staff from the LFC Academy in the UK and partner clubs in America. Scheduled for the same week as the PSA Club Camp was
  • Player opportunities to visit the LFC Melwood Academy in the UK to be assessed and reviewed for identification for LFC Academy Program in the UK
  • Special fundraising opportunities with LFC memorabilia
  • LFC Membership for every player
  • LFC game day priority tickets purchase for BPL games in the UK and visits to the USA.
  • Club get togethers to watch LFC games at the JCC Auditorium

We hope you are as excited as we are for the development opportunities we have being an LFC club in Northern California. With this partnership, we will be officially called LFC Bay Area, wear the club colors (replica kit for games and practice), be given guidance by the club from the UK, use of all marketing and promotions plus create a fan base of our own here supporting the LFC first team

Our agreement is official as of today, with full effects of the partnership coming for the Spring season 2016 and conversion to the replica kit in Fall 2016. We are extremely delighted with this partnership and feel that the hard work from the staff has been noticed by a large organization who wishes to make us their Northern California partner for youth soccer in America.

Look out for more information as it comes and a club wide meeting soon

Kind regards

LFC IA Bay Area

The San Jose Earthquakes Partners in Development Training Program: The program is a collaborative and inclusive effort between motivated youth development clubs throughout Northern California to identify, develop and inspire young players to new heights.

LFC IAA Bay Area was among those invited to participate in the program which includes both ongoing coach education, club collaboration and player development opportunities. Top coaches and directors from local clubs come together in both formal and informal settings to share and learn best practices and innovative trends, including topics on skill development, youth programming and club development.

The program also includes a unique training program for the region’s high-potential players, identified and invited by each participating club. Players are trained in areas such as technical mastery and intelligent positioning and small-sided games. One of the main objectives of the program is to help all clubs realize the importance of developing a strong skill set at the pre-formation ages (7-11), with all players falling in the U-10 and U-12 age ranges.

San Jose Earthquakes Academy: We are especially proud of our partnership with the San Jose Earthquakes Academy as a tier 1 youth program in the bay area. The details or our program are that players come to LFC IA Bay Area from all parts of the community and they want to be developed through our detailed model, curriculum and licensed staff in order to be pre-pared for the next level. Our teams play across bronze, silver, gold and premier and we want to take individuals and give them the skill to be selected for the San Jose Earthquakes Academy at every age of competitive soccer.