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Burnley College student Marko Marosi made the first start of his senior footballing career career with Doncaster Rovers last week. Joining the team as a reserve goal keeper over the summer in 2014, Marko has been pushing himself in training ever since and his hard work has paid off. Doncaster Rovers' Sam Johnstone was recalled from his loan to join Preston North End, which gave our Slovakia Under 21 International his chance to make his first start in the FA Cup. He achieved outstanding resul...
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Outstanding Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student Aneila Afsar beat competition from some of the world’s leading taekwondo athletes to win a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships in Edinburgh. Aneila won 3-1 in her first bout of the competition, before defeating her Australian opponent in the second round by technical knock-out after the fight was brought to a halt by the referee. She then claimed the Gold with a comprehensive 13-8 victory in the final of the competition...
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Former Burnley College Sixth Form Centre Student Marko Marosi made his league debut with Doncaster Rovers earlier this month after transferring to the side at the start of the season. Now a firm fixture on the team, Marko played for the full 90 minutes of Doncaster Rovers v Scunthorpe United, helping the team to secure a 2-1 win. He achieved outstanding results in his Advanced Diploma in Public Services while he was studying here at Burnley College, combining his studies with being a member o...
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Who are the Burnley College Elite Athletes?

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This year, the Burnley College Elite Athlete programme has stepped up a gear, helping passionate athletes study and train throughout College. Elite Athletes on the programme are students who have proven that they are deeply passionate about their sport and are looking to seriously pursue a career within it. Offering bespoke training programmes and individual study timetables tailored around each student's training schedule, it's a perfect option for young people who want to continue to learn an...
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