Development Model

The RIASA Teams and Pathways

RIASA directs five teams at varying levels providing opportunities for all academy students to play on a year round basis

  • RIASA Showcase Academy Team:  Pro academy teams across England and Scotland
  • Bradford RIASA Academy Team : Lancashire League East
  • RIASA South Academy Team: Lancashire League South
  • RIASA East Academy Team: Lancashire League East
  • RIASA  North u21 league: West Yorkshire League

The RIASA Development Model

RIASA offers students the opportunity to play at several levels: from Development Academy, U21, Academy Level to Professional Academy Level.

There is a true pyramid system of development where students can move through the academy teams, and then into a showcase team.

Every March selected students can attend the RIASA exit trials in Norway, providing the  opportunity to Showcase the best RIASA Players to our Scandinavian partner clubs.

RIASA Exit Trials Norway in March
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