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13 August 2020

Barnsley Football Club is pleased to announce its latest commercial partnership ahead of the 20/21 season.

The Reds have partnered with AX Soccer Tours, a United States-based player development platform that provides aspiring professional football players with opportunities through their professional player tryouts and events, showcase tours, and residency programs in the USA and Europe.

AX Soccer Tours prides itself on having professional staff that have worked in every single facet of the professional football industry. Whether it be coaching professional teams, playing for professional teams, or representing players on professional teams, AX have done it all and at the highest level.

In a first for Barnsley FC, the agreement will see representatives of the Club attend ‘three day professional try-outs’ across Europe and USA, providing a unique opportunity to recruit talent.

Chief Executive Officer, Dane Murphy, is delighted to partner with AX Soccer Tours as we approach a brand new campaign in the Sky Bet Championship.

He told us: "We are delighted to enter into this mutually beneficial agreement. Barnsley FC is a Club recognised for giving youth an opportunity, and I am well aware of the young, undiscovered American talent that AX Soccer showcase.

“We are excited to attend the upcoming trials and look forward to a fruitful partnership.”

CEO of AX Soccer Tours, Michael Palacio was thrilled to team up with the Reds this summer and is looking forward to an exciting partnership developing. 

He stated: "We are beyond excited to partner with a prestigious club such as Barnsley. Our main focus here at AX Soccer is to provide players with the best opportunities to further their soccer careers and have the potential to play at the highest level."

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