General News

Deadline Looming For Apprentice Of The Year Nominations

23/01/17

The deadline for nominations for the LFE Apprentice of the Year Award at the English Football League Awards is looming

FA Youth Cup: Blackburn Rovers U18s 0-0 Aston Villa U18s (Villa win on penalties)

12/01/17

Blackburn Rovers suffered the heartache of a penalty shoot-out defeat as they went down 7-6 on penalties in the FA Youth Cup to Aston Villa on a freezing night at Ewood Park.

FA Youth Cup: Wigan Athletic U18s 1-2 Southampton U18s

12/01/17

Southampton came from behind to reach the FA Youth Cup fifth round with a 2-1 win over Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium on Wednesday night.

EFL Awards - Apprentice of The Year Nominations Open

08/01/17

The English Football League is inviting clubs to nominate an outstanding Apprentice player for the LFE Apprentice of the Year Award.

Ademola Lookman Joins Everton in £11m Deal

05/01/17

Everton have completed the £11m signing of Charlton Athletic’s teenage forward Ademola Lookman.

Reid Signs For Fleetwood

05/01/17

Fleetwood Town have signed striker Alex Reid from non-league side Rushall Olympic for an undisclosed fee.

Lookman Close To £11m Everton Switch

04/01/17

Everton should complete the transfer of Ademola Lookman in the next 24 hours after agreeing an £11m deal with Charlton Athletic.

Aspirant Rapper, Rotherham's Jovanni Sterling - AKA Graft Talks To LFE

30/12/16

It is a cold and wet December morning in Rotherham and Jovanni Sterling is eager to get out and “work hard” at training.

Blackpool U18s 3-2 Preston North End

13/12/16

Republic of Ireland youth striker Rowan Roache scored a brace to ensure Blackpool Under-18s gained the bragging rights over Preston North End, with a 3-2 victory, in a fiercely contested Lancashire derby at UCLan Sports Arena.

Vernam's Whirlwind Weekend

07/12/16

Derby County youngster Charles Vernam has had a whirlwind few days.

The 20-year-old, who featured extensively in LFE’s Goal of the Month competition while he was an apprentice, signed a new contract with the Rams on Friday and was then named in the senior match-day squad for the very first time, the following day.

Blackburn Rovers U18s 2-2 Liverpool U18s

28/11/16

Blackburn U18s earned a creditable 2-2 draw with Liverpool U18s on Saturday morning despite playing the majority of the game with ten-men.