CHESTER, Pa. (February 12th, 2024) - Philadelphia Union and Cheshire Soccer Academy announced today a youth affiliation to aid in the development of the players as both athletes and community members.
The partnership between the Union and Cheshire Soccer Academy will bring new opportunities to North Jersey. The Club Affiliate Program will expand Cheshire’s player development pathway and will create a direct talent ID pipeline for Philadelphia Union Youth teams and programming.
The Union and Cheshire Soccer Academy will work cooperatively to offer multi-club development programs, specialized positional training, union select team opportunities, and invitations to elite programs.
Please click here to learn more about the Philadelphia Union Club Affiliate Program.
“Special moment for the Philadelphia Union to welcome Cheshire Soccer Academy as an official club affiliate.” Said Andrew Vanover, Senior Director, Youth, Philadelphia Union. “Coming together and creating further opportunities for their players by adding the Union’s training methodologies and expertise is a testament to the club’s leadership, professionalism, and commitment to continue growing the sport and level of play. The Union are honored to be a partner of Cheshire’s soccer experience!”
“Cheshire Soccer Academy is thrilled to be part of the Philadelphia Union affiliate family, the player development opportunities are huge, and the coaching education is first class.” Stated Simon Moores, Executive Director, Cheshire Soccer Academy.