A college has teamed up with a Premier League football club to create a new coaching development centre.

Harrow College is working with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to create a new Education and Football Development Centre for the borough.

The foundation will run coaching sessions, sports education and mentoring for the college’s BTEC sports students from the ages of 16 to 18.

College principal Tony Medhurst said: “Harrow College is pleased to announce our new partnership with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation on the delivery of our football programme.

"Harrow College is committed to giving our students every opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge on the pitch and off it.

“We are excited for the future development of our Football Academy with the support of such a world renowned club as Tottenham Hotspur.”

Grant Cornwell, chief executive of the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, said: "We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Harrow College.

“Through our existing football and education development centres we’ve seen first-hand the positive impact football can have, especially at grassroots level, helping to support young people in a range of engaging, sporting and educational activities.

“We’re committed to delivering high quality football coaching at Harrow College and are looking forward to working with the staff at the college to deliver engaging education and football opportunities for the BTEC sport students.”