Tuesday April 21, 2015

All the Latest News & More in the Latest Edition of Touchline

All the latest LFE news and more is now available to download in Issue 26 of Touchline.

  • 2015 Football League Apprentice of the Year Awards
  • Out of the Ashes – AFC Wimbledon’s successful apprentices
  • Brits Abroad – A look at LFE’s player placement programme
  • Ex apprentice Kieran D’Arcy graduates w…

Erasmus+ Pre-Season Trip Winners

Monday November 17, 2014: LFE would like to thank all clubs who applied for this year ...

Apply Now For Next Year's Pre-Season Trip

Tuesday September 30, 2014: Having secured funding through Erasmus+ (formerly Leonardo ...

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.

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.

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

Trials Registration Goes LIVE

Tuesday April 1, 2014: Registration for LFE’s 2014 Assessment Trials is now LIVE. From today players can register online to attend the trials by following the link be

Spencer McCall

Spencer Scoops Mike Johnson Award

Friday July 26, 2013: Midfielder Spencer McCall has won an award for producing the best NVQ portfolio in the country last season.

Fantasy Football Competition is Back

Wednesday July 24, 2013: LFE’s Fantasy Football competition is now open for entries. Used as a resource to help Apprentices complete their Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Achieving Ex

Apprentice Extra Card

NUS Cards Available for LFE Apprentices

Monday July 1, 2013: League Football Education is pleased to announce a partnership with the National Union of Students (NUS) which will enable all of our apprentices to


National Apprenticeship Week 2013

Monday March 11, 2013: The sixth annual Apprenticeship Week (11 – 15 March) kicks-off today as apprentices, employers, providers and all those involved with Apprentic

The Football League Awards

Shortlists Announced For The Football League Awards 2013

Friday March 8, 2013: The Football League has announced the shortlists for The Football League Awards 2013, the annual awards ceremony that celebrates on and off pitch exc

The Football League Awards

Football League Awards 2012/13

Friday January 11, 2013: The Football League and LFE are seeking Club participation in this season’s Apprentice of the Year Award.

Touchline Issue 19 Out Now

Monday December 10, 2012: The latest edition of LFE’s newsletter is out now and available to download. Issue 19 of Touchline contains a round up of

Leonardo Tours

2013 Pre Season Tours Decision

Tuesday November 20, 2012: Middlesbrough, Tranmere Rovers and Chesterfield have successfully secured a place on LFE’s Pre-Season Tour of the Netherlands next summer.


Paul Urwin Aims To 'Escape from Alcatraz'

Tuesday October 23, 2012: In just over a week, LFE’s Business Development Manager Paul Urwin will be attempting the Alcatraz Swim in an attempt to raise money

Kick it Out

Kick It Out's Weeks of Action

Friday October 19, 2012: Kick It Out’s Weeks of Action started on 18 October and will run until 29 October.

HE Guide

HE Applications Guide Updated

Friday October 19, 2012: An updated version of LFE’s ‘Guide to Higher Education Applications’ is now available to download.

Touchline 18

Latest Issue of Touchline Out Now

Thursday September 20, 2012: The latest edition of LFE’s newsletter is now published and available to download.

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Competition Returns

Tuesday July 31, 2012: LFE’s Fantasy Football competition is now online.

Touchline - Extra Time

New! Touchline - Extra Time

Thursday July 5, 2012: A special end-of-season edition of LFE’s Touchline newsletter is now available to download.


E-Scout Update

Monday July 2, 2012: E-Scout (www.e-scout.tv) is back in full working order after the technical issues that prevented access to the website in May and June.


E-Scout - Technical Issues and Resolution

Monday June 11, 2012: The E-Scout website facility is unfortunately experiencing some technical problems meaning that the site is currently unavailable.

'Outstanding' League Football Education Hailed By Ofsted

Tuesday May 29, 2012: League Football Education has been hailed as ‘Outstanding across all areas of its provision’ by Ofsted.

Touchline 17

Issue 17 Of Touchline Avaliable

Tuesday April 17, 2012: Issue 17 of LFE’s termly newsletter is now published and available in the ‘Downloads’ area of the site.

Assessment Trials 2012

Assessment Trials Player Registration Now Open

Monday April 2, 2012: Registration for players to attend LFE’s 2012 Assessment Trials is now open.

Jordan Rhodes

Rhodes Named League One Player Of The Year

Tuesday March 13, 2012: Huddersfield Town’s Jordan Rhodes has been named the npower League One Player of the Year at the Football League Awards 2012.

Wilf Zaha

Zaha Takes Young Player Of The Year Prize

Tuesday March 13, 2012: Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha has been named the npower Young Player of the Year at this year’s Football League Awards.

Create Your Legacy

Nike Gear Up For Grabs At Create Your Legacy

Monday February 27, 2012: At this year’s Create Your Legacy Events, League Football Education is offering you the chance to win a selection of Nike clothing.

FL Awards 2012

Football League Announces Awards Nominees

Thursday February 9, 2012: The Football League has today announced its first set of nominees for its annual awards ceremony, ‘The Football League Awards’.

Leonardo Pre-Season Tours

2012 Pre Season Tours Decision

Wednesday November 16, 2011: LFE would like to thank all clubs who applied for this year’s Leonardo Pre-Season Tours opportunity, we were extremely pleased with the response we h

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough For Team Kammy

Tuesday June 21, 2011: Chris Kamara has led a 29-strong team to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in a bid to raise £500,000 for Charity.

Eric Kinder

McGlen And Potts Named As Cumbrian's Captains

Monday June 20, 2011: Carlisle United’s Head of Youth Eric Kinder has named two youth-team captains for next season.

Player Registration Now Open For Trials

Friday April 1, 2011: Registration for players to attend LFE’s 2011 Assessment Trials is now open.

You Said, We did

LFE Listens To Your Views

Wednesday March 2, 2011: LFE is pleased to announce that a new section has been added to the website which lets you know how we’ve analysed your feedback.

Leonardo Pre-Season Tours

Pre-Season Tours Decision

Friday February 11, 2011: LFE would like to thank all clubs who applied for this year’s Leonardo Pre-Season Tours opportunity, we were extremely pleased with the positiv

Seasons Greetings

Merry Christmas From League Football Education

Friday December 24, 2010: Seasons Greetings! Instead of posting out Christmas cards LFE is making a donation to one of our charity partners.

Investors In People

LFE Retains Investors in People Award

Thursday December 23, 2010: LFE has received the report on the recent Investors in People assessment and confirmation that it has retained Investor in People status.

Progression Jobs Board

LFE's New Jobs Board Facility

Thursday December 16, 2010: LFE has acted to support Apprentices moving away from the game by creating a new addition to the Progression strategy.

Leonardo Pre Season Tour

Pre Season Tour 2011 Apply Now

Wednesday December 15, 2010: LFE is pleased to announce that once again we are able to offer the opportunity for four teams to participate in a funded Pre-Season Tour.

Nottingham Forest v QPR

Nottingham Forest 5-3 QPR

Wednesday December 8, 2010: Nottingham Forest have secured a place in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup after a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Queens Park Rangers.

Football League Awards

Football League Awards 2010-11

Tuesday December 7, 2010: The Football League is inviting Clubs to nominate an outstanding Apprentice to be considered for national recognition at the 2011 Football League Awa

Ipswich Town v Peterborough United

Ipswich Town 2–3 Peterborough United

Friday November 26, 2010: Peterborough United edged a five goal thriller at Ipswich to move in to the draw for the FA Youth Cup fourth round last night.

Tranmere Rovers v Crewe Alexandra

Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Crewe Alexandra

Friday November 19, 2010: Crewe Alexandra’s Youth team will play Bolton Wanderers in the FA Youth Cup third round after coming from behind to claim a 2-1 win over Tranme

FA Youth Cup

FA Youth Cup First Round Proper

Monday October 18, 2010: Bury face local rivals Oldham Athletic tonight as the FA Youth Cup 1st Round Proper gets underway.

HE Guide

Updated HE Applications Guide Available Now

Monday October 4, 2010: This month LFE produced an updated ‘Guide to Higher Education Applications’.

NEW Online Store

*NEW* LFE Online Store

Friday September 3, 2010: LFE has teamed up with Genesis Sports to offer Apprentices and Club Staff a wide variety of PUMA Kit

US Scholarships Guide 2010

US Scholarships Guide Available Now

Thursday July 1, 2010: Thinking of heading to the USA on a soccer scholarship?


2010 FIFA World Cup Inspires SkillsActive Skills Goal

Tuesday June 15, 2010: The power of football is once again being used to make learning fun via SkillsActive’s new online resource

(L-R) Emily Berry - Lead Designer, Kineo; David Roe - Navitas Sports Consultancy; Russell Grocott - Managing Director, Sportiv8

LFE Feature at ALP Provider of the Future Showcase Event

Monday May 17, 2010: LFE was recently invited to showcase its ground breaking work on the E-Learning Content Creation – Functional Skills project

The PFA logo

PFA Player of the Year 2010

Thursday April 15, 2010: Wayne Rooney has been installed as the overwhelming favourite to land the PFA Player of the Year award following the release of the nominations short

2010 Assessment Trials

Register Now for the Assessment Trials!

Thursday April 1, 2010: Register online to attend LFE’s Assessment Trials and display your talents in front of representatives from

2010 Assessment Trials

Assessment Trials Registration - Coming Soon!

Tuesday March 30, 2010: Registration for the 2010 Assessment Trials will be available from 1st April 2010.