About Academy

Football Samurai Academy (FSA)

May 2013 Joined the League
Sep 2013 Begins the new season League
Apr 2014 U-9’s won the Harrow Youth League
Sep 2014 Begins the new season League (U-7〜U-11)
Sep 2015 Begins the new season League (U-7〜U-15)
Apr 2016 U-15’s won the Harrow Youth League (D4)
Apr 2017 U-13’s won the Harrow Youth League (D6)
Apr 2018 U-14’s won the Harrow Youth League (D1)
League: Harrow Youth League
Age: From U7’s Up to U17’s Upwards
Home: North Acton Playing Field

FSA Club Philosophy

“100% on the pitch” / “Respect each other” A club philosophy provides the direction where we go. On the pitch, we encourage our players to develop their technique, skill and understand the essence of football. A player’s enjoyment grows with an increase in their skills and technique. In addition, we believe that it is very important to improve discipline, courtesy and politeness in order to attribute in life and not just in sport. It sets club standards and a style of play.

Key Members

Maya Yoshida Principal / Shareholder U.C. Sampdoria & Japan National Team #22
Takumi Minamino Senior Vice Principal AS Monaco & Japan National Team #9
Takehiro Tomiyasu Vice Principal Arsenal #18 & Japan National Team #16
Masashi Kitani Head of Medical Department My Natural Clinic
Maya Yoshida, who is a permanent resident of the UK, is a shareholder and principal of our club, while Takumi Minamino of Liverpool and Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal are vice-principals of our club and are involved with SAMURAI in a variety of ways, including the club’s community relations, regular interaction with Japanese and local players. In addition, Masashi Kitani, who is a trainer for Yoshida, Minamino, Tomiyasu and many other Premier League players, has been appointed as Head of Medical department to support our academy players with injuries and various physical issues.

Team Staff

Hideyuki Miyahara Managing Director
Masakatsu Shibasaki Club Manager
Kazunori Ito Academy Manager
Joanna Fisher Operation Manager
Abdulla Abuidrees Football Coach

Categories

U-7  DOB: 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2015
U-8  DOB: 1 September 2013 to 31 August 2014
U-9 DOB: 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2013
U-10 DOB: 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012
U-11 DOB: 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2011
U-12 DOB: 1 September 2009 to 31 August 2010
U-13 DOB: 1 September 2008 to 31 August 2009
U-14 DOB: 1 September 2007 to 31 August 2008
U-16 DOB: 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2007
U-18 DOB: 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2005

Training Date & Time

Monday: 16:30 – 18:00 U-5 to U-10
Tuesday: 16:30 – 18:00 U-11, U-12
Wednesday: 17:00 – 18:30 U-13, U-14
Thursday: 17:00 – 18:30 U-16
Friday: 17:00 – 18:30 U-18
Saturday: 10:30 – 12:00 U-5 to U-10
Saturday: 13:30 – 15:00 U-11 to U-14, U16, U-18
Saturday: 15:00 – 16:30 Futsal for Adult
Sunday Oct-May: League Match
Sunday Apr-Aug: Parents Football (All Categories)
Summer holidays, Winter holidays including Christmas and New year are off. 

Football Samurai Academy (FSA)

May 2013

Joined League

Sep 2013

Begins the new season League

Apr 2014

U-9’s won the Harrow Youth League

Sep 2014

Begins the new season League (U-7〜U-11)

Sep 2015

Begins the new season League (U-7〜U-15)

Apr 2016

U-15’s won the Harrow Youth League (D4)

Apr 2017

U-13’s won the Harrow Youth League (D6)

Apr 2018

U-14’s won the Harrow Youth League (D1)

We are competing in the Harrow Youth Football League, the biggest youth competition in the country.

Giving you the best platform to display your ability!

FSA Club Philosophy

“100% on the pitch” / “Respect each other”

A club philosophy provides the direction where we go. On the pitch, we encourage our players to develop their technique, skill and understand the essence of football. A player’s enjoyment grows with an increase in their skills and technique. In addition, we believe that it is very important to improve discipline, courtesy and politeness in order to attribute in life and not just in sport. It sets club standards and a style of play.

Key Members

Maya Yoshida
Principal / Shareholder
FC Schalke 04 Defender
Japan National Team #22
Takehiro Tomiyasu
Vice Principal
Arsenal #18
Japan National Team #16
Takumi Minamino
Senior Vice Principal
AS Monaco Forward
Japan National Team #9
Masashi Kitani
Head of Medical Department
My Natural Clinic

Maya Yoshida, who is a permanent resident of the UK, is a shareholder and principal of our club, while Takumi Minamino of Liverpool and Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal are vice-principals of our club and are involved with SAMURAI in a variety of ways, including the club’s community relations, regular interaction with Japanese and local players. In addition, Masashi Kitani, who is a trainer for Yoshida, Minamino, Tomiyasu and many other Premier League players, has been appointed as Head of Medical department to support our academy players with injuries and various physical issues.

Team Staff

Hideyuki Miyahara
Managing Director

Morison Hashi
Academy Manager

Masakatsu Shibasaki
Club Manager

Abdulla Abuidrees
Football Coach

Age Categories

Under 7

DOB: 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2015

Under 8

DOB: 1 September 2013 to 31 August 2014

Under 9

DOB: 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2013

Under 10

DOB: 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012

Under 11

DOB: 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2011

Under 12

DOB: 1 September 2009 to 31 August 2010

Under 13

DOB: 1 September 2008 to 31 August 2009

Under 14

DOB: 1 September 2007 to 31 August 2008

Under 16

DOB: 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2006

Under 18

DOB: 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2004

Training Time & Dates

Monday Training

U5 - U10

16:30 - 18:00

Tuesday Training

U11 - U12

16:30 - 18:00

Wednesday Training

U13 - U14

17:00 - 18:30

Thursday Training

U16

16:30 - 18:00

Friday Training

U18

17:00 - 18:30

Saturday Training

U5 - U10

10:30 - 12:00

Training

U11 - U16

13:30 - 15:00

Adult Mini Football

All Ages Welcome

15:30 〜 17:00

Sunday League Matches

Oct 〜 May

Varied Times

Parent / Child Football

Apr 〜 Aug

Varied Times

*Summer holidays, Winter holidays including Christmas & New year are off