Introduction and History

Launched in 1995, David Campbell Soccer has become THE leading specialist in coaching and sports education

With a 23-year history of unparalleled success and true expertise, David Campbell Soccer brings first class football experiences to vast numbers of sports enthusiasts from children aged 4, through to adults training for a career in the industry, to managing top football talent.   We focus on QUALITY, ENTHUSIASM, ENJOYMENT and EXPERTISE.

On our junior coaching projects we have coached OVER 1 MILLION CHILDREN who have experienced our programmes. Our aim has always been to teach correct techniques right from the start, encouraging young footballers to play and develop in safety. We believe football should be fun, although for those aspiring to become professional footballers, our experience, reputation and contacts at the highest level means we offer genuine through-routes for those exceptionally talented players. Check out our Talent Academy in the CHILDREN’S COURSES section and OUR STUDENTS tab giving details of some current and previous star footballers coached by us.

David Campbell educational courses, set up in 2003, sets us apart from the competition. Our expertise has enabled us to offer the highest quality recognised qualifications for those wanting to consider a career in the business of football and the wider sports industry.  Our courses give direct introductions into jobs around the globe via our vast contacts, guaranteed work placements throughout, masterclasses with industry experts, the chance of fully funded European study projects, International Scholarships plus much more, bringing unparalleled results. We are officially recognised as delivering the ‘BEST COURSE OF ITS TYPE IN THE UK’ (see our Awards page).

Respected by our peers

Here at David Campbell Soccer we’re well use to welcoming celebrities with some of the biggest names in football having visited our events. These include superstar footballers and managers plus numerous TV, radio and film stars who regularly make the David Campbell programmes a must for their sports-enthusiastic families. It’s a compliment that so many current Premiership Footballers send their own children to be coached on our junior courses and events.

We’ve also had guest appearances or employed as coaches, many former high profile football superstars including players from Manchester United,  Everton, Chelsea, Liverpool, West Ham, Manchester City, Tottenham etc. Gary and Phil Neville, Gareth Barry, Roy Keane, Paul Scholes, Neil Lennon, Jamie Carragher and Leighton Baines are just some of the stars in our celebrity list.

Of course we also have a large group of players we have coached who are now stars in their own right. This includes Olympic Squad and England Under 20 International Marvin Sordell, Frankie Sutherland ex-QPR, voted Under-17 Irish International Player of the Year, Mathew Taylor, Bradley Garton ex-Liverpool FC,  Jeff King who moved from our Elite Academy to Bolton Wanderers and St Mirren, plus a host of young footballers already attached to many of the top Clubs in the Premier League having also come directly through our own David Campbell Talent Academy.

With award-winning courses for children and disabled players, education courses for young adults, direct links to Premiership and other high profile professional Clubs for Elite Players, Fully Funded European Learning, International Scholarships, job introductions around the World, Professional Player Management and a history of innovative and expertly created programmes, David Campbell Soccer is justifiably acknowledged as the specialist in football coaching and sports education.