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NexxtGen Football Announces Exciting New Partnership with We Make Footballers

NexxtGen Football is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with We Make Footballers, a renowned organisation dedicated to providing top-tier football coaching for children aged 4-12. This collaboration aims to enhance the footballing experience for young players by combining NexxtGen Football's expertise with We Make Footballers' proven training methods.

"We are We Make Footballers, we provide football coaching for 4-12 year olds split into 4-7 year olds and 8-12 year olds. We work on developing the youth of today in the beautiful game in a fun, passionate and safe environment. Our local Cheshunt Academy is run by Alfie and Alessio and we run on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons during school term times.

There are WMF Academies all around the country and we have recently become global opening a franchise in Miami! We have had some great talent so far throughout the network who’s careers started with We Make Footballers, Alfie Gilchrist, Michael Olise, just to name a couple. We are always on the lookout to help others develop their existing skills or get into football for the first time, we welcome anyone of any ability.

Our Cheshunt Academy will also be looking to host holiday camps and Talent ID events in the future. Talent ID events are opportunities for children to be scouted by Chelsea, Arsenal etc. Boys and girls are welcome to our sessions!"

With the establishment of the Cheshunt Academy in February 2024 by Alfie Cross and Alessio Cuffaro, We Make Footballers continues its mission to offer a safe, fun, and passionate environment for young football enthusiasts. Both Alfie and Alessio bring a lifetime of football experience to their roles, driven by a shared passion for helping the youth develop their footballing abilities.

Steve Halls, founder of NexxtGen Football, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership: "This collaboration with We Make Footballers aligns perfectly with our mission to provide quality coaching and development opportunities for young players. We Make Footballers has a fantastic track record, and together, we can create even more pathways for children to achieve their footballing dreams. Our combined expertise will ensure that every child, regardless of their starting point, can enjoy and excel in football."

This partnership will leverage NexxtGen Football’s deep-rooted connections and extensive expertise to support We Make Footballers in reaching even more young players. The weekly group training sessions will serve as an excellent foundation for aspiring players looking to transition into local grassroots clubs or professional academies. To date, We Make Footballers has successfully helped over 200 players secure professional contracts.

We Make Footballers' flexible training options ensure comfort and convenience for both players and parents. They offer indoor and outdoor facilities, emphasising technique during the winter months and applying those skills on larger fields in the summer. The comprehensive one-year syllabus provides structure, but families can choose to participate in block sessions, offering adaptability to their schedules.

Over the past 10 years, We Make Footballers has grown into a successful football franchise, coaching over 7,000 children every week across more than 46 venues. Their mission is to provide best-in-class professional football coaching for boys and girls of all abilities. With a unique coaching methodology grounded in common sense and a passion for football, they create the perfect environment for children to learn and develop.

Personalised coaching is at the heart of their approach. Whether a child is new to football or aspires to go pro, We Make Footballers offers tailored coaching to match each child's ability. The organisation prides itself on hiring the best professional coaches and utilising quality grounds, often with both indoor and outdoor facilities, ensuring a supportive and safe environment.

With a remarkable rating of 4.9 out of 5 based on 565 reviews on TrustPilot, We Make Footballers is trusted by parents and loved by children. Their Cheshunt Academy, along with 117 other venues throughout England, offers excellent value for money and easy access to top-quality football training.

Steve Halls further commented, "We Make Footballers’ commitment to nurturing talent at every level resonates with our values at NexxtGen Football. This partnership is a testament to our dedication to grassroots development and our belief that every child should have the opportunity to grow in a positive and supportive environment."

Why do children and parents in Cheshunt love their training? Improved football techniques, the opportunity to build lasting friendships, and the benefits of exercise disguised as fun are just a few reasons. Additionally, their unique sessions enhance cognitive functions, helping children develop better concentration, learning, listening, and decision-making skills.

To book your child's free training session and experience the benefits firsthand, visit We Make Footballers Cheshunt Academy. It only takes three minutes to secure your spot.

Best wishes,

Steve Halls is an FA qualified football coach and football consultant, generally working at grassroots level but hugely passionate about the beautiful game as a whole. Steve works closely with clubs in his local area and offers consultancy services, mentorship, and player representation.


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