• Club Info & Showcase Opportunities

    RIASA teams

    • RIASA/Eccelshill United 1st Team (NCEL)
    • RIASA/Eccelshill United Reserves (Lancashire League East)
    • RIASA/Eccleshill U19 Team
    • RIASA/Eccelshill Leeds Reserves(Lancashire League East)
    • RIASA Bradford City U21 Development Team

    • Leagues
    • North East Counties League (RIASA/Eccleshill United)
    • Midweek League
    • Showcase Games NCEL League ( Saturday and Midweek)
    • Showcase: Tuesdays
    • Study & Training Site Leeds Met Campus

    In addition RIASA players play for UK Richmond in the amateur tier of English football, which is part of the 'football' pyramid system. The RIASA season starts early August and finishes the first week of May; which offers unparalleled year round development.

    RIASA Provided Professional Training Opportunities for its players

    In addition to the professional showcase games, the RIASA football director made arrangements for several of the RIASA players to have opportunity to spend training time with professional clubs. These opportunities took place at Carlisle United (Nahki Wells), Huddersfield (Joey Spivack NJ and Akil Howard MA) and Celtic (Christian Eissele, FL).

    Nahki Wells, became the first RIASA player to be signed as a professional by Carlisle Untied (League One), after his first semester in the academy. Nahki became a standout player for Bradford City FC, and now plays for Huddersfield Town FC in the Football League Championship.

    Christian Eissele (Florida) followed Nahki Wells into the professional ranks in March 2012 with Joey Spivack (New Jersey), and Jae Yun Lee (S.Korea) in May 2013.

    Link to this page: http://www.richmond.ac.uk/s/1435.aspx

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