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Top British universities offering football courses

Football courses are among the highly valuable and the most favourite activities in the United Kingdom. The governing body for the sports field at the university level in the UK is British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS). In fact, there are over 150 men’s and 450 women’s teams taking part in the annual championships that are organised for free by BUCS. The body also hosts trophy competitions where a lot of players show their excellence and techniques in the game. UK football teams are known across the globe to be the best and perform really well at this sport.

Getting to know the game better

The sports programs offered by BUCS keep changing. Therefore, it is essential for students who are really interested in the field to stay updated about it. One can find several free essay topics about books about football and its history. Apart from that, there are plenty of free essays on books on sports in general and the rules to be followed in the game. The essays and books available online on the topic can be used to get accurate information about the sport. The examples in these essays can help one in understanding the techniques used by star players in the UK.

Best football universities in the UK

As per the reviews observed over the years, the list of best colleges to play soccer in the UK are:

·       Cardiff Metropolitan University

There are a total of seven Cardiff-based UK football teams that come under Cardiff Metropolitan University. Apart from those that participate in competitions by BUCS, there is a team for computing and business studies undergraduates that comes under the University’s London School of Commerce. This one plays in London league hosted by BUCS. The university has one of the best UK men’s football teams as well as those where only women participate.

·       Durham University

There is a total of five football teams in Durham University. Aside from these, it also has men’s and women’s futsal teams that are recognized across the UK for being the finest. Quite a few great professional football players have graduated from this university. For example, Jonny Giles graduated from Durham University and signed up with renowned UK men’s football teams for the competitions coming up.

·       Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University is certainly among the best soccer universities in the UK. It has four men’s and three women’s football teams. Apart from these, there are two futsal teams in men’s and women’s categories each that participate in competitions and championships conducted by BUCS.

The university is known to provide several opportunities for the students to take part in coaching courses in football. Therefore, in addition to writing a research paper, essays, etc. to attain a degree, the young ones can learn this exciting sport. It also runs multiple programs where learners take the initiative to coach local school children in the UK.

·       Hartpury College

The major fields in which Hartpury College specializes include degree courses as well as other qualifications associated with sports, land, equine and animal studies. The college is an associate faculty of the University of the West of England (UWE). It has four UK football teams as well as additional ones for futsal.

The college is considered to be of high prestige when we talk about the best football universities in the country. One can find graduates who have played on a professional level for teams from various countries like Sweden, Australia, America, Thailand, etc.

·       Northumbria University

The university is based in Newcastle upon Tyne. It is definitely among the best colleges to play soccer. Team Northumbria that is highly popular across the globe for its well-trained football players was established in 1999 and known back then as Northumbria University FC. Slowly, by giving stellar performances in various games, the competitive team made its way up the Northern Football Alliance and later on, to the Northern League. Now, the university has five football and six futsal teams, all of which are very popular and well-known for their achievements.

The United Kingdom is known for having the best soccer universities in the world. There are plenty of students who wish to go to college not just to read books and gain educational qualification or degree, but also to pursue their passion for sports, and specifically, for football. These are just examples of colleges having the best UK football teams.


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