Football Academy Student Accepted Full Scholarship
The Academy are pleased to announce that Academy player Matty Robinson has accepted a full scholarship to Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina America.
Matty has been offered a fantastic opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Academy graduate Joshua Donnelly who is still in America finishing his degree whilst playing Football full time.
He will start his four year scholarship in September 2018.
Matty has fantastic ability in which has been developed during his time with us in the Academy. Matty is left footed that has an excellent technical ability. He is able to see and find passes during game and has exceptional set piece delivery. During his time with the Academy he has scored some fantastic goals which can be viewed on you tube the most notable one in the fa youth cup against Welling in October 17.
Matty works extremely hard and is vice-captain to a very successful Academy team, he is able to control games and lead by example through his work rate and desire to improve on his performance.
We are all extremely proud of what Matty has and will go on to achieve and know he will be a success out In America. To get a full scholarship offer is fantastic but is huge credit to him and he is a role model for anyone coming into the Academy. He has had to overcome a lot of hurdles during his time and the character he has shown to overcome this to achieve is unbelievable.
Everyone at the Academy and the Abbey School is extremely proud of Matty.