To mark the launch of the Hypervenom 3, we join coach Jon Goodman and assistant Matt Murray as they take the forwards through a finishing drill designed to sharpen reactions and decision-making in and around the box.

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Stay conditioned during the mid-season break. Josh Dixon takes Jae Heon Kim through a number of exercises, that will help maintain and develop speed over the holidays.
With a day's recovery and no time to dwell on their victory against the K11, the Academy were beaten 4-1 by a clinical FC Spartak Moscow, ФК "Спартак-Москва" side in their second and final game of their Russian tour.
Academy striker Myer Bevan joins up with his international teammates this week as he takes part in New Zealand Football U20's upcoming qualifiers.
Last weekend 33 players from around the world competed in Nike’s
After a weekend of hard work, dedication and tremendous focus, five players have been selected to join The Nike Academy.

Nike Most Wanted Global Showcase Winners. From Left to right: Cihan Saydam (Turkey), Erik Tovmasyan (Russia), Enzo Sauvage (France), Max Konrad (Germany) and Alexander Panchenko (Russia).
Live from St George's Park at the Nike Most Wanted Global Showcase.
Join us live at the Nike Most Wanted Global Showcase tomorrow.
Having spent eight months with the Academy, Swedish winger Pontus Almqvist has joined professional side IFK Norrköping.

The quick-footed winger trialled at a number of English clubs including Derby County but opted to return to his homeland to continue his development as a player. Pontus has been identified as one of the top talents his age in Sweden and was selected to attend his country's...
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Former Academy player Emilio Martinez has secured his first professional contract with A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers FC.

The young Australian midfielder returned to his homeland having trialled at a number of Spanish clubs including Getafe C.F., Rayo Vallecano and Club Deportivo Leganés. His main focus now is to establish himself in the Western Sydney Wanderers squad and break into...
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With a day's recovery and no time to dwell on their victory against the K11, the Academy were beaten 4-1 by a clinical FC Spartak Moscow, ФК "Спартак-Москва" side in their second and final game of their Russian tour.
Saturday night saw the Academy take on Nike Russia’s K11 at Spartak Moscow’s Stadium. In an epic game the Academy claimed victory with a 3-2 win.

If you missed any of the action you can watch the match here: [ Link ]
The stage is set and the teams are ready. Tune in now to watch the Academy take on Nike Russia's K11, LIVE: [ Link ]
From the cages of the Korobka to FC Spartak Moscow, ФК "Спартак-Москва"'s Stadium, 22 of the fastest footballers in Moscow have been put together to make Nike Russia's K11. These players will be the Academy’s first test on tour, in what should be an epic clash of playing styles and football culture.
From the town of Balabanovo in Russia, forward Maksim Boichuk returns to his homeland this week with the Academy. Whilst the majority of his teammates have never experienced playing in Eastern Europe, the hard-working goalscorer began his playing career there. Maksim, excited to return home, offered his opinion on what the Academy squad could expect from their two games and their...
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This week the Academy will be in Moscow where they will face Eastern European competition from Nike Russia’s K11 and FC Spartak Moscow. Stay tuned for updates on the trip as it progresses.
One year ago full-back Connor Wood had just finished his first pre-season at the Academy. Over the last few weeks he completed the signing of his first professional deal with Premier League champions Leicester City Football Club.

“I’ve had a number of setbacks in the last year and they always make you question your ability, but in football you have to be able to adapt. No matter what’s...
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Transfers are a part of football. They bring a number of challenges: a new manager, teammates, style of play and occasionally a new culture. When a player joins a new club they are expected to settle into the team quickly. This was especially hard for Japanese midfielder Kai Hatano on his arrival, but since then he has been able to establish himself as an important member of the team....
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