Academy strikes Histon partnership

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We are delighted to announce that Cambridge United Academy has partnered with Histon Football Club for the 2024/25 season...

The partnership with Histon's youth set-up will see Cambridge United provide CPD (Continued Personal Development) opportunities for Histon's Youth Team Managers and Coaches, as well as additional coaching support for their players.

Pre-season and mid-season fixture opportunities between the two sides will also be arranged at dates that suit both parties.

Histon Head of Youth, Matt Payne said, "I am really pleased to confirm our partnership with a well-established local club like Cambridge United for the upcoming season. I would like to thank Cambridge United and Jake Hammond in particular for this opportunity and look forward to the benefits that both clubs can bring to one another.”

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Cambridge United Talent ID Officer, Jake Hammond added, "From having some great conversations with Histon FC and in particular Matt Payne, it was very clear that we can help each other with this partnership, 

"Histon EJA is a very successful youth set-up so when the chance came along to work with them officially, we jumped at the opportunity."

Cambridge United will face Histon U18s at Bridge Road on Wednesday 31 July.