Apprentice Reviews

PFA Boots - 2015-16

1st & 2nd Years

PFA Boots - 2015-16

The Professional Footballers’ Association have agreed a partnership with Pro-Direct to allow Apprentice players access to a pair of PFA branded Adidas boots.

Becoming A European Export

2nd Years

Becoming A European Export

Since Plymouth Argyle’s Toby Davis became the first LFE export to sign professional terms in Sweden in 2008 over 100 players have tried their luck on foreign soil with close to 30 gaining full-time deals in Sweden and Spain.

Opportunities After Football

2nd Years

Opportunities After Football

Found in the Progression area of our website the LFE Opportunities Board continues to provide current and former apprentices with relevant and more importantly realistic opportunities across sport, education, employment and training.

What's The Score On Signing Professional?

1st & 2nd Years

What's The Score On Signing Professional?

Being offered or signing a professional deal is a dream scenario for most young players. However it is worth remembering that if you are unsure about any aspect relating to your contract or wish to obtain any advice about the terms and conditions of a contract, The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) is on hand to help.

The Assessment Trials 2016 play

2nd Years

The Assessment Trials 2016

The Assessment Trials are back to offer players that are released at the end of their apprenticeship or after a year as a professional – the chance to shine in front of scouts from the UK and abroad.

The PFA Safety Net

1st & 2nd Years

The PFA Safety Net

In partnership with AIM The Professional Footballers’ Association provide an online Safety Net to support Academy players through their journey. This is free to access and available 24/7.

LFE Exit Survey 2016

2nd Years

LFE Exit Survey 2016

Please see the below link to this year’s Exit Survey. We are aiming to get 100% of second year Apprentices to complete the survey so please do your best to make sure this happens over the next couple of months!

Progression - What's It All About? play

2nd Years

Progression - What's It All About?

League Football Education offers extensive support to young players leaving the apprenticeship programme. This is designed to help youngsters move on to new career paths and is supplemented by a vast range of information, advice and guidance.