Tuesday September 30, 2014

Apply Now For Next Year's Pre-Season Trip

Having secured funding through Erasmus+ (formerly Leonardo Da Vinci), LFE is pleased to be able to offer four Football League Clubs the opportunity to take part in a pre-season trip to Holland in the summer of 2015.

LFE/Erasmus+ will be able to fund each club to take 18 apprentices along wi…

Lincoln Players Do Their Bit

Tuesday September 30, 2014: Lincoln City’s youth players have being doing there bit for ...

Offrande Zanzala Wins Donald Bell Award

Tuesday September 30, 2014: Derby County’s Offrande Zanzala has been named as the winne ...

Youth Alliance

Results & Fixtures: The Football League Youth Alliance (27 Sept - 4 Oct 2014)

Monday September 29, 2014: All the results & fixtures from the Football League Youth Alliance (27 Sept – 4 Oct 2014)

Hull City's Watson Has X Factor

Monday September 22, 2014: Hull City youngster Rory Watson showed he has the X-Factor after belting out an impressive rendition of Jason Mraz’s ‘I’m yours’.

Issue 24 of Touchline Out Now

Thursday September 18, 2014: Download the latest edition of Touchline magazine for a round-up of all the latest LFE news including:

Youth Alliance

Results & Fixtures: The Football League Youth Alliance (9 - 20 Sept 2014)

Tuesday September 16, 2014: All the results & fixtures from the Football League Youth Alliance (9 – 20 Sept 2014)

Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (13-20 Sept 2014)

Tuesday September 16, 2014: Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (13-20 Sept 2014)

Morecambe’s McGowan Scoops the Mike Johnson Award

Tuesday September 16, 2014: Morecambe defender Aaron McGowan has picked-up the Mike Johnson Award for producing the best NVQ Diploma portfolio in the country last season.

Cherries Youth Team Set To Shave Heads For Charity

Thursday September 11, 2014: AFC Bournemouth’s youth team are defying the stereotype of modern footballers by shaving their heads to raise money for EB charity DEBRA, after

Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (6 Sept-13 Sept 2014)

Thursday September 11, 2014: Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (6 Sept-13 Sept 2014)

Youth Alliance

Results & Fixtures: The Football League Youth Alliance (2 - 13 Sept 2014)

Monday September 8, 2014: All the results & fixtures from The Football League Youth Alliance (2 – 13 Sept 2014)

Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (28 Aug-13 Sept 2014)

Tuesday September 2, 2014: Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (28 Aug-13 Sept 2014)

Youth Alliance

Results & Fixtures: The Football League Youth Alliance (26 Aug-6 Sept 2014)

Tuesday September 2, 2014: Results & Fixtures: The Football League Youth Alliance (26 Aug-6 Sept 2014)

Youth Alliance

Results & Fixtures: The Football League Youth Alliance (18-30 Aug 2014)

Thursday August 28, 2014: Results & Fixtures: The Football League Youth Alliance (18-30 Aug 2014)

Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (23-30 August 2014)

Thursday August 28, 2014: Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (23-30 August 2014)

Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (16-23 August)

Saturday August 23, 2014: All the results and fixtures from the U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (16-23 August)

Netherlands Tour 2014: Week 2 Gallery

Wednesday August 13, 2014: With Bradford City, Birmingham City, Sheffield United and Portsmouth all returning to English soil last weekend, LFE’s gallery looks back at th

United And England Chance For James

Tuesday August 12, 2014: Manchester United starlet Reece James could be in line for his Premier League bow and as well as an England Under 21 call-up after impressing on the

Netherlands Tour 2014: Tournament Gallery

Tuesday August 12, 2014: With Portsmouth short on fit players, Birmingham, Bradford and Sheffield United went head to head on the penultimate day of this year’s LFE organised

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.