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Brian Teague - Good Counsel College, New Ross, New Ross

Glasgow Celtic Soccer Academy

Celtic FC's training academy consists of a team of highly-qualified coaches who share the ethos and spirit that make Celtic such a special club.

The coaching staff works tirelessly to ensure that each individual is given every opportunity to be successful and to fulfil their undoubted talent and ability.

Available year-round
Barrowfield training ground, Glasgow.
  • 3 Day Coach and Ferry
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Package Includes

** Prices are dependent on dates, ferry, numbers travelling etc. Please contact our office for more details. **

  • Three days luxury coach hire including driver's expenses.
  • Return ferry sailings, as specified.
  • Two nights dinner, bed and breakfast in the YHA, Stirling.
  • Two hour coaching session by Celtic Football in the Community coaches at the Barrowfield training ground or similiar.
  • Seated match tickets at a Scottish premier league match.
  • Expenses for friendly match (referee, pitch hire etc).
  • Entrance for one game of ten pin bowling.
  • Entrance to the Time Capsule, Coatsbridge
  • Stadium tour of Celtic Park.
  • One free place for a teacher with every eight paying students.
  • An allowance for teacher's lunch.
  • Travel insurance.

Additional Information:

Time Capsule
Over the past few years, the Time Capsule has achieved a number of national awards including Quest for Sport and Leisure Management, Leisuresafe, National Pool Safety Award, Visit Scotland Award for "Excellence," Scottish Regional Winners 2004 of the Vision in Business for the Environment Award and the Department of Community Services Gold Star Award for "Facility of the Year 2003."

The Time Capsule has disabled access and changing facilities throughout the centre and several lift services throughout the three main floor areas. The Waterpark has a disabled hoist allowing access to Riptide River and the main leisure pool. A disabled hoist can also be found in the Swim Zone 25m swimming pool. Disabled car parking spaces are also available.

Hotel Options

YHA, St. John Street, Stirling, Scotland Ph: 01786 473442

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Our four star youth hostel is situated in the historic quarter of Stirling, behind the facade of a historic church and next to the old town jail. We are only a few minutes walk from the castle and provide superb en-suite rooms, modern facilities, cracking views and a friendly international atmosphere.

The Wallace monument, Dollar Glen, Tillicoultry, Castle Campbell and the Victorian spa town of Bridge of Allan are a few of the great places to visit while you're here. Walkers can explore the impressive Ochil Hills that dominate the Stirling skyline.


Day one:

07.45hrs: depart the college.
10.45hrs: arrive at Belfast.
11.45hrs: depart Belfast on Stena HSS.
13.45hrs: arrive Stranraer.
16.15hrs: transfer to the Time Capsule, Coatsbridge - organised ice-skating and swimming.
19.15hrs: depart the Time Capsule.
20.15hrs: arrive at the YHA, Stirling (or similar) - check-in and dinner.

Day two:

08.30hrs: depart the hostel.
09.20hrs: arrive at Celtic Academy's training grounds for the coaching session.
13.00hrs: arrive at Celtic Park.
[The group will attend at a premier league fixture, for example: Glasgow Celtic v Motherwell k.o. 15.00hrs, please note time / date of kick-off may be subject to change.]

17.15hrs: depart Celtic Park.
18.15hrs: arrive at the Megabowl in Stirling - one game of ten pin bowling.
19.45hrs: depart the Megabowl and return to the hostel.
20.00hrs: arrive at the YHA and dinner.

Day three:

08.30hrs: depart the hostel.
09.30hrs: arrive at Celtic Academy's training grounds. Organised friendly match.
12.10hrs: depart the Academy.
12.40hrs: arrive at Celtic Park - stadium tour.
14.10hrs: depart Celtic Park stadium.
16.30hrs: arrive at Stranraer.
17.30hrs: depart Stranraer on Stena Caledonian.
20.30hrs: arrive Belfast and transfer back to the college.
23.00hrs: arrive back at the college.

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Please Note:

** Please note that the itinerary may be subject to change
Groups should make financial provision in the eventuality of their return ferry being delayed. **

When travelling abroad, please remember our teamwear partner, UMBRO who are always on hand to assist you when selecting your kit. Your local representative is John O'Rourke 086-0485106.

** It is also the responsibility of each person to be on time for all coach connections, coaches will not wait for latecomers. **