The Reds Forges Strategic Partnership with Dutch Powerhouse PSV

Adelaide United is embarking on an ambitious journey, solidifying ties with Dutch football giants PSV Eindhoven. The Reds, inspired by PSV’s remarkable achievements and revered club culture, are set to engage in a mutually beneficial exchange, both on and off the pitch.

The formalisation of this partnership, sealed during a recent visit to Eindhoven by Adelaide United chairman Ned Morris, marks the beginning of a collaboration aimed at fostering growth and development in football.

The partnership will offer the opportunity for young talents from Adelaide United to immerse themselves in the world-renowned PSV Campus De Herdgang. Here, they’ll train and potentially compete under European conditions, gaining invaluable experience and exposure.

In addition to the immersive training opportunities and knowledge exchange, Adelaide United stands to gain significantly from a footballing standpoint through its partnership with PSV. Access to PSV’s vast network opens doors to potential player transfers and loan moves, providing the Reds with the chance to bolster their squad with top-tier talent and inject fresh energy into their ranks.

Moreover, United coaching staff will leverage the expertise and insights offered by the PSV Coaching Academy, enhancing their methodologies and approaches to player development.

Image (left to right) Adelaide United Chair, Ned Morris alongside PSV Managing Director, Marcel Brands.

Ernest Faber, Head of Youth Development at PSV, underscores the benefits of this collaboration.

“The clubs will share expertise and insights on matters such as scouting and youth development. This is also a great commercial opportunity for PSV”, he anticipates.

For Adelaide United, this partnership signifies a pivotal step towards realising their ambitions. Chairman Ned Morris said:

“PSV is one of the biggest clubs in the world and has a proven track record of developing some of the most talented players in Europe. On and off the pitch, PSV is achieving great successes.”

“As a club, we are committed to developing young players and giving them opportunities. Being able to apprentice with PSV will certainly have a beneficial effect on Adelaide United’s players and coaches. At the same time, we know we are doing a lot of things very well in the A-League and will try to share our football vision and operational knowledge with PSV’s”, Morris concluded.

As the Reds embark on this transformative journey with PSV, they’re poised to write a new chapter in their footballing legacy, fuelled by collaboration, innovation, and a shared passion for the beautiful game.

The partnership further underpins the Reds ambitious commitment to become the most successful football club in Australia.