xl academyDIRECTOR - ALAN SMITH

As a former professional player in the English Premier League with over 600 career appearances, Alan has crafted a curriculum and philosophy based on his journey from academy to international player.

PLAYING BIO

  • Leeds United 1996-2004

  • England National Team 2001-2008

  • Manchester United 2004-2008

  • Newcastle United 2008-2012

  • MK Don Player Coach 2012-2014

  • Notts. County Player Coach 2014-2018

"The goal of The XL Academy is to produce National Team players while giving every student the opportunity to perform to their greatest potential on the field and in the classroom."

Alan Smith, January 2019