Men's Football

Our men's football programme provides experienced players with a fantastic opportunity to train and compete. Our first team squad competes in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Division 2.

Team Derby Performance Men's Football

Team Derby's collaboration with ProChance Football delivers a full-time programme combining studies and football. Enabling every student-athlete within the programme the opportunity to be the best version of themselves. The infrastructure and coaching alongside the performance support work seamlessly to enhance the student athlete's experience. The opportunities to play professional clubs and represent the university in a winning environment give talent the chance to be recognised and as a collective set us apart. 

Programme Outline

Head Coach: Liam Sutcliffe

Liam was an important part of the team at Chesterfield FC between 2012 and 2017 as the club went on to make Wembley appearances and to win the League One and two titles. He developed a culture of success and a thriving youth system.​Liam is vastly experienced in youth football, having also worked at a senior level. Liam has a wide network within the game and is an outstanding coach. Liam has supported many players in turning professional over the years and has provided many more opportunities for young people to be successful outside of playing the game.


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