Wednesday August 13, 2014

Netherlands Tour 2014: Week 2 Gallery

With Bradford City, Birmingham City, Sheffield United and Portsmouth all returning to English soil last weekend, LFE’s gallery looks back at the second week of their pre-season tour to The Netherlands:

United And England Chance For James

Tuesday August 12, 2014: Manchester United starlet Reece James could be in line for ...

Netherlands Tour 2014: Tournament Gallery

Tuesday August 12, 2014: With Portsmouth short on fit players, Birmingham, Bradford ...

Return of the Fantasy Football Competition

Thursday August 7, 2014: LFE’s Fantasy Football competition has returned for another season and is now open for entries.

Netherlands Pre-Season Tour 2014: Caught on Camera

Tuesday August 5, 2014: With Bradford City, Birmingham City, Sheffield United and Portsmouth all in action twice during their first week on tour LFE looks at some of the bes

Blades On The Box

Tuesday August 5, 2014: Watch footage from Sheffield United Under 18’s 3-0 win over NAC Breda and their narrow 2-1 defeat to Feyenoord on their pre-season tour to the

Blues On The Box

Tuesday August 5, 2014: Birmingham City’s Jacob Weaver and Wes McDonald take the time out to give their reaction on their defeat against PSV Eindhoven and look forward

Notts County & Nottingham Forest: Spanish Tour Gallery

Monday August 4, 2014: With their summer adventure to Spain now over LFE looks back at the best moments from Notts County and Nottingham Forest’s tour to Valencia:

Harris Hails Pompey's Learning Curve After Vitesse Victory

Monday August 4, 2014: Portsmouth Under 18 coach Mikey Harris has hailed his players capacity to learn and adapt quickly during their pre-season tour to the Netherlands.

Kick It Out Announces Focus For Second 'Season of Action'

Monday August 4, 2014: Kick It Out has announced that it will shine a spotlight on grassroots and community activity during its second successive ‘Season of Action’ which r

Pompey on Tour: The story so far

Monday August 4, 2014: With one week down – LFE’s Gavin Willacy reflects on Portsmouth Under 18’s opening two games of their Dutch tour.

Nottingham Forest & Notts County Tour: Games Gallery

Thursday July 31, 2014: Both Nottingham clubs have now been in action three times during their 12 day stay in Spain.

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Employment opportunity: Alumni Liaison Officer

Thursday July 31, 2014: An excellent opportunity to join League Football Education (LFE) as its Alumni Liaison Officer, has become available.

Dutch Tour

Lift-off For Clubs On Dutch Tour

Tuesday July 29, 2014: Bradford City, Birmingham City, Sheffield United and Portsmouth’s pre-season tour to The Netherlands finally got lift-off in earnest this morning aft

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Job Opportunity: Quality Improvement Assistant

Friday July 25, 2014: An excellent opportunity to join the Quality Team of League Football Education has become available.

Postcards From Spain: Notts County & Forest Tour

Thursday July 24, 2014: It’s day four of Notts County and Notts Forest’s tour to Spain.

Nottingham Clubs Continue Pre-Season In Spain

Monday July 21, 2014: Academy players from Nottingham Forest and Notts County jetted out to Spain earlier today on a pre-season tour that has been arranged in conjunction

Sheffield United Swoop For McGahey

Monday July 21, 2014: Sheffield United have signed former Blackpool defender Harrison McGahey on a two-year deal.

Maguire Hints At Blades Exit

Tuesday July 15, 2014: Sheffield United defender Harry Maguire has edged a step closer to leaving Bramall Lane after admitting that he wants to play in the Premier League.

West Ham Sign Poyet & Creswell

Wednesday July 9, 2014: West Ham have confirmed the signing of Diego Poyet after agreeing a compensation package with Charlton. The midfielder who is the son of Sunderland m

Barlow Pens Boston Deal

Tuesday July 8, 2014: Boston United have signed former Hull City midfielder Jack Barlow on a one year deal.

Tributes Paid To Alex Stephens

Friday June 20, 2014: LFE is saddened and shocked to hear of the death of former Norwich City apprentice Alex Stephens. Club staff have expressed their sadness after it emerged that 21-year-old Stephens had died earlier this week.

Joe Thompson

Tranmere's Thompson Given The All Clear After Cancer Battle

Tuesday June 17, 2014: Tranmere Rovers winger Joe Thompson has been given the all-clear following his battle with cancer.

The 11 - May 2014

Thursday June 5, 2014: Here is the fourth instalment of ‘The 11’ (May) and the outstanding XI who have made the team for their academic and football excellence

The Football League Pedals For Prostate Cancer UK

Thursday June 5, 2014: Today will see LFE Regional Officer Ian Smithson and a contingent of Watford club staff and supporters begin the challenge of a London to Amsterdam c

Kick it Out

Kick It Out Celebrates 20 Years

Thursday June 5, 2014: Kick It Out has been making strides for the good of the game and all involved for over 20 years and to celebrate the organisation has developed a mic

Ex Charlton & Gillingham Keeper George Howard In Critical Condition In Hospital

Wednesday May 28, 2014: LFE is saddened to hear that former Charlton and Gillingham goalkeeper George Howard has been involved in a serious car accident.

Finch Signs Two-Year Deal With Coventry

Tuesday May 27, 2014: Jack Finch has signed a two-year professional contract with League One club Coventry City.

A Look At The Young Lions On The Brink Of Glory

Wednesday May 21, 2014: As England head in to tonight’s UEFA Under 17 European Championship final with Holland, LFE casts it eye over several young Lions who ply their trade

It's About Development And Winning Says Peacock Ahead of Euro Final

Wednesday May 21, 2014: England Under 17 boss John Peacock believes that tonight’s UEFA Under 17 European Championship final with Holland will be an occasion to savour.

Toney Tied To Northampton

Wednesday May 21, 2014: Northampton Town apprentice Ivan Toney has signed a contract that will keep him at the club until the summer of 2017.

Burns Completes Remarkable Turnaround To Sign Pro

Wednesday May 21, 2014: Twelve months after being told he wasn’t good enough Charlie Burns has completed a remarkable turnaround by signing his first professional deal with

Coventry Welcome New Apprentices To Club

Tuesday May 20, 2014: The 2013-14 season may not be quite over for those still involved in the play-offs but Coventry City’s Academy preparations for 2014-15 began

Byers Bags Watford Deal

Tuesday May 20, 2014: Watford have handed a professional contract to apprentice midfielder George Byers.

Ipswich Town Defender Signs First Pro Deal

Tuesday May 20, 2014: Ipswich Town apprentice Omar Sowumni has agreed his first professional deal at Portman Road.

Four In and Four Out At Doncaster

Monday May 19, 2014: Doncaster Rovers boss Paul Dickov has handed Ben Askins, Lewis Ferguson, Mitchell Lund and Billy Whitehouse their first professional contracts.

Ng & Murdoch Sign On At Crewe

Friday May 16, 2014: Teenagers Perry Ng and Fraser Murdoch have both signed their first professional contracts with League One side Crewe Alexandra.

Pilgrims Duo Join Purrington In Senior Ranks

Friday May 16, 2014: Plymouth Argyle duo River Allen and Aaron Bentley have agreed deals to start next season as first-year professionals much to the delight of Academy m

Humphreys And Roberts Rewarded By Oxford

Friday May 16, 2014: Sam Humphreys and James Roberts have both been offered professional contracts at Oxford United after impressing during their two-year apprenticeships

Torquay Duo Offered Professional Terms

Thursday May 15, 2014: Sam Chaney and Mickey Parcell have been offered professional contracts at the end of their two-year apprenticeship with Torquay United.

What The Scouts Said: Adegboyega 'Bo' Oshoniyi & Richard Hughes Laud Trials

Wednesday May 14, 2014: Former MLS goalkeeper Adegboyega ‘Bo’ Oshoniyi talks to LFETV about his eagerness to recruit players for East Tennessee State University

What The Scouts Said - Rufus Brevett & Steve Gritt Talk Trials

Monday May 12, 2014: Arlesey Town boss Rufus Brevett and Ebbsfleet United Assistant Manager Steve Gritt talk to LFETV after the Assessment Trials at Staines Town.

Assessment Trials Shorts (Staines Town)

Friday May 9, 2014: Barnsley’s Omari Alexander-Salmon and Torquay full-back Jack Mace talk to LFETV about their Assessment Trials appearances and their aspirations

Assessment Trials - The Story So Far

Wednesday May 7, 2014: Three down, one to go with Bradford, Staines and Port Vale now ticked off the list of LFE’s 2014 Assessment Trials.

Assessment Trials Shorts (Bradford City)

Wednesday May 7, 2014: Hull City’s Jack Barlow and Preston’s Sean Holmes talk to LFETV about the Assessment Trials and their hopes for the future.

Touchline 23

Marriner, Muamba & Burke on CYL, Youth Internationals And More: Touchline Issue 23

Wednesday April 30, 2014: Download Touchline Issue 23 for a round-up of all the latest news including: Andre Marriner, Fabrice Muamba & Chris Burke spill the beans on CYL, Apprentices of the Year: Mason Bennett, Brendan Galloway & Brad Walker, Next steps: Jamie Hopcutt talks Sweden while Fred Holtom talks Accountancy, The Debutants, International Honours

Academy Status 'More Important Than Survival’ Say Colchester

Tuesday April 29, 2014: Colchester United chairman Robbie Cowling has said Colchester United could’ve coped with relegation to League Two but cannot afford to be denied Cate

Brendan Brown Scoops Create Your Legacy Delegate Prize

Monday April 14, 2014: Northampton Town first year Apprentice Brendan Brown has claimed the delegate incentive prize from LFE’s Create Your Legacy 2014 careers event

Royal Air Force Keen To Offer Footballers A Second Chance

Thursday April 10, 2014: With over 50 different types of jobs including engineering, air crew, logistics, human resources and medical roles available the Royal Air Force bel

Don't Be Lost To Football - Andre Marriner Says

Thursday April 10, 2014: Elite Select Group Referee Andre Marriner insists that players that don’t make the grade should not be lost to the game.

Muamba's Message - CYL 2014

Thursday April 10, 2014: Former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba talks about his role at Create Your Legacy and why a Plan B is essential.

Hartpury Hail Create Your Legacy

Thursday April 10, 2014: Hartpury’s Marc Richards caught up with LFETV at Create Your Legacy to talk about why the college has become a popular choice for players looki

Starkey Salutes Create Your Legacy

Thursday April 10, 2014: Huddersfield Town full-back Michael Starkey talks to LFETV about the value of CYL & what might interest him if things don’t work out with T