Marlin Coast Rangers FC & ENG Soccer Academy are excited to announce a brand new elite development centre which will run alongside the clubs training schedule.
 Registration open now
  • All MCRFC players will receive 10% off academy.  Email and he will send you the coupon code.
  • The ENG academy will work with players from ages 7-16. 
  • Not only that we will be partnering with an established premier league club to help nurture and develop the areas emerging talent. 
  • This has never been done before in the area & will look to offer pathways for players between the ages of 13-16 to play in the United Kingdom to offer them valuable experience for their future development. 


Academy information for 6-8 years


  • The most important part of our academy will be to highlight the importance of unopposed training sessions. 
  • We want the player to have 100% of the ball the WHOLE SESSION.  
  • For the younger age groups especially from 6 – 8 the FOCUS will be for them to be more confident and comfortable on the ball especially in TIGHT spaces.  
  • DRIBBLING, BALL MASTERY, BALL MANIPULATION & SKILL BASED SESSIONS will be the main agenda for this age group.

Academy information for 13-17 years: Boys & Girls

  • ENG Soccer Academy, Marlin Coast Rangers FC will be in direct partnership with a Premier league football club to give players the opportunity of professional coaching which is directly mentored and structured around the ethos of the Academy & Premier league club. 
  • When invited to the Elite Development Centre you will gain access to top level training throughout the season which will be monitored by our Premier League partner.
  • Successful players will have the opportunity to travel to the United Kingdom to play for the Premier League Club at their Elite Development Centre during the off season. 
  • WE as an area need to improve the standards at grass roots level so we have a stronger local league to improve the players. Cairns doesn’t have the luxury of an abundance of choices so we need to improve what we already have. 
  • What you learn during the week WILL BE implemented at the weekend
ENG Soccer Academy
  • Registrations open today (Monday 27 November) at 
  • ENG Academy training dates confirmed commencing on 22 January 2018.  To be held at Marlin Coast Rangers FC. 
  • All MCRFC players will receive 10% off academy.  Email and he will send you the coupon code. 
  • An Open Day will be organised but TBC

Important Note:

  • As from April 2018, you will be representing Burnley F.C as a development squad and ENG 
  • 1st term will be an evaluation on all players before start of the partnership with Burnley F.C which starts in April 2018 
  • Then all players will be put into squads based on ability. 
  • U12’s and U13’s-16’s will be training all year to travel to the UK to train at Burnley F.C

Below is the training schedule.  Times are all available on the website,

  • Monday – U6-8’s, U9-10’s
  • Tuesday – U6-8’s, 1 on 1
  • Wednesday – Advanced U11-12’s, Advanced 13-16’s
  • Thursday – 1 on 1, Coach the Coaches, MCRFC
  • Friday – U9-10’s, U11-12’s
  • Saturday – 1 on 1
  • Sunday – Advanced 13-16’s. Term 1 only – 1 on 1



Any queries, please contact James Tweed on

Please register your interest for this EXCITING NEW PROJECT via the ENG website.

 *** ALL Players who join or play for Marlin Coast Rangers FC will receive 10% off the academy and have exclusive access to #FNQ hottest new Elite Development Centre ***