The Market Harborough Development Centre was first established in 2001. It caters for players aged 5 to13 and the sessions take place at Harborough Town Football Club. The 4G astro turf. The facility is first class and meets all the needs for us to develop young footballers.
The coaching staff at this centre are led by Scott Baines, FDS-West Brom partner (for further information please see Staff section on the website).
Below is a Hall of Fame of players signing contracts with Professional League Clubs from the Market Harborough area.
Ben Williams – Northampton Town
Dan Aspinall – Northampton Town, Leciester City
Joseph Baldwin – Leicester City
Cameron Starsmore – Northampton Town
Tom Stafford – Northampton Town
Sam Underwood – Northampton Town
Josh Hampton-Riddington – West Bromwich Albion (Trial)
Isaac Watson – West Bromwich Albion (Trial)
Andrew Forbes – West Bromwich Albion, Derby County-contract until Scholar
Josh Niijer – West Bromwich Albion (Trial), Leicester City
Barney Bullock – Nottingham Forest
William Lee – West Bromwich Albion (Trial), Northampton Town
Ben Burton – Shrewsbury Town – Scholar and First Year Pro
Jake Kerrins – West Bromwich Albion (Trial), Norwich City, Shrewsbury Town Scholar
Markus Forss – West Bromwich Albion Scholar
Matthew Allen – West Bromwich Albion (Trial),SJK (Finland), Scholar and Professional
Paavo Voutilainen – West Bromwich Albion (Trial), MYPa (Finland) Scholar and Professional
Harborough Town FC, LE16 9HF – Monday 5:45pm – 7pm U7/10 and 6:45pm – 8pm U11/14 4G