Lancaster City to host 'showcase event' for young players

Lancaster City are on the search for new up-and-coming players and will be hosting a 'showcase event' in May.

This opportunity will allow players to try and earn a spot in Mark Fell's side, with a training and development day on Saturday May 8 at the Giant Axe stadium.

Players who impress will be invited back by the club to participate in a trial match on Sunday May 9.

Fell said: "It's undoubtably an uncertain time for young players in the pro game, we know there is a massive dropout at Under-16, Under-18 and Under-23 age groups and we want to make sure they know their options fully and can get some advice from people in the game who have been down their path.

He continued: “We’re here to be realistic with them, many won't yet be at the standard of Step 3, but there will be some gems around and we want to give them a platform, either to come in with us and make an impact with a view to going back into the pro game, or to make the step straight back into full time by standing out at this event.

"We also want to keep people in the game, if there is a player not yet ready to go back full-time, or with us in the Northern Premier division, we will support people by referring them further down the pyramid to an appropriate level.”

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