Emre and Sturridge share their knowledge with LFC Foundation Football College students

Liverpool FC Foundation College this week visited first team training ground, Melwood, for a Q&A with Emre Can and Daniel Sturridge to reward students for their great start to the new academic year.

The Reds duo were quizzed on a whole host of topics including the emergence of Sport Science in football, the use of heart monitors and fitness tracking systems.

The students enrolled at the college in September having left school with high aspirations as they look to follow in the footsteps of the 35 graduates currently at UK and USA Universities or the seven who have progressed into professional football.

Reds striker Sturridge commented: “Education is so important and can shape your future years of life so working hard to gain English, Maths and your qualifications is vital. They give you the stepping stone to progress to University or into employment.” 

Head of Education and Sport, Carl Giles said: "It's brilliant to hear the first team players who are such role models to our students, stress the importance of education and encourage them to work hard to reach their goals.

“We have a numerous students in University and many studying Sport Science. It is fantastic to think in a few years our students will be striving to work at professional clubs and who knows we may have some based here at Melwood.”

Liverpool FC Foundation College’s Open Evening for current Year 11 boys and girls is on Thursday 10th November from 7pm - 8.30pm in the Reds Lounge, Centenary Stand, Anfield Stadium.

A place on the evening can be booked by calling 0151 724 4983, emailing davidm@lfcfoundationcollege.com or visiting www.lfcfoundationcollege.com and completing the online booking form.