Friday April 4, 2014

Football Unites In Tribute To Fallen Heroes

A century on from the Great War of 1914-18, football united to offer its own tributes to those that fought and died for their country in the conflict.

On a bone chilling day in northern France, the Football League’s Andy Williamson, Greg Dyke of the Football Association, Gordon Taylor of th…

Wednesday Sign Starlet Stobbs On

Wednesday March 19, 2014: Sheffield Wednesday starlet Jack Stobbs put pen to paper on ...

Apprentice of the Year - The Winners

Monday March 17, 2014: LFE casts a closer eye over players that scooped The Champi ...

Apprentice Trio Triumph At Football League Awards

Monday March 17, 2014: It was a night of celebration for three apprentice players at The Football League Awards 2014.

Jason Lee Set For Mentoring Role

Thursday March 13, 2014: Jason Lee, former professional footballer turned Equalities Education Executive for The PFA, has agreed to play a mentoring role at Create Your Legac

The 11 - In Depth (February 2014)

Monday March 10, 2014: They’ve beaten off competition from around 1300 of their peers across the land so here’s an in depth look at who made LFE’s XI for

The 11 - February 2014

Monday March 10, 2014: In the third instalment of ‘The 11’ (February) here’s our talented XI who have made the cut for their academic and football prowess

Loughborough College & University Sign Up

Friday March 7, 2014: LFE Progression Partners Loughborough College and Loughborough University have signed up to promote the excellence of their intuitions to prospective

Ben Purrington

Plymouth's Purrington On England Radar

Friday January 31, 2014: League Two Apprentice of the Year contender, Plymouth Argyle’s Ben Purrington may soon have a double reason to celebrate with The Plymouth Herald rep

Apprentices Shortlisted For Football League Awards

Thursday January 30, 2014: Nine apprentices will be hoping for glory after The Football League announced its shortlists for their annual awards dinner which will take place at

Ehmer Makes Rangers Return

Monday January 27, 2014: Queens Park Rangers have recalled defender Max Ehmer from his loan spell with League One side Carlisle United.

Forest Confirm Brazil Appointment

Thursday January 23, 2014: Nottingham Forest have confirmed the appointment of Gary Brazil as academy manager on a permanent basis.

Imps Apprentices Give Something Back - Grassroots Coaching

Wednesday January 22, 2014: Lincoln City’s youth-team players have been putting something back into local grassroots football while working with The Professional Footballe

The 11 December 13

The 11 - In Depth (December 2013)

Monday December 23, 2013: The 11’ has been selected from a cohort of 1300 apprentice players across the land. So here’s an in depth look at who’s in our pick for December and

The 11 December 13

The 11 (December 2013)

Monday December 23, 2013: In the second instalment of ‘The 11’ (December 13) eleven talented teenagers have made the cut for their academic and football prowess ov

Gregor Rioch

Rioch Excited By Wigan Challenge

Wednesday December 18, 2013: Gregor Rioch has said that he is excited by his ‘fresh challenge’ and ‘amazing opportunity’ as Wigan Athletic’s new Academy manager.

Season's Greetings

Merry Christmas

Wednesday December 18, 2013: LFE would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

blades hospice

Blades Youngsters Elf Around To Support Local Hospice

Wednesday December 18, 2013: Players from Sheffield United’s Academy took on a very different role for a recent trip to the Bluebell Wood Hospice to support the Christmas activit

Stevenage Team Photo

Boro Boys Prepare For Florida Challenge

Tuesday December 17, 2013: Stevenage against Cruzeiro is not a fixture you’ll expect to see anywhere other than maybe on Football Manager. But it will happen for real to

Gregor Rioch

Rioch Steps Down From Coventry Role

Tuesday November 26, 2013: Coventry City academy manager Gregor Rioch is leaving the club after six and a half years with the Sky Blues.

mark cooper

Swindon Committed To Academy Says Cooper

Monday November 25, 2013: Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper insists that he is fully behind the club’s academy and is committed to maintaining it despite austerity measur

Macauley Bonne

Dunne Keen To Give Bonne A Chance

Friday November 15, 2013: Colchester United manager Joe Dunne is happy to go with his young guns as he prepares to stick with Macauley Bonne despite a number of senior players

pre season tour announce

Quartet Take Their Place On LFE Tour

Friday November 15, 2013: Birmingham City, Bradford City, Portsmouth and Sheffield United are heading to The Netherlands after winning a place on LFE’s 2014 pre-season t

Michael Brewster

Brewster Injury Mars Oldham Cup Win

Thursday November 14, 2013: A serious injury to Oldham Athletic’s teenage midfielder Michael Brewster overshadowed the Latics 2-1 win over Burnley in the Lancashire FA Yo


Former Apprentices Guide Missouri To Title

Monday November 11, 2013: No fewer than eight former Apprentices make up the Missouri State University men’s soccer team who won their respective NCAA Division I Confere

FA Youth Cup

FA Youth Cup - Third Round Draw 2013

Friday November 8, 2013: The Football Association has announced the draw for the FA Youth Cup Third Round.

Sheffield United

Sheffield United Youngsters Show Caring Side

Thursday November 7, 2013: Sheffield United’s youth-team players recently welcomed the Sheffield Young Carers Project through the doors at Shirecliffe.

Sam Dryden

Derby Starlets Caught On Camera

Wednesday November 6, 2013: Derby County fans have been getting to know the club’s Under 18’s players thanks to DCTV. Forget the usual match day programme pen pics &

Game Unites To Support Joe Thompson

Monday November 4, 2013: Football players and fans came together on Saturday in support of Joe Thompson, the Tranmere winger who has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, a f

UK & USA University Guides Now Available

Monday November 4, 2013: LFE’s guides for entering Higher Education in both the UK and USA are now available for download.

Tobi Alabi

Former Millwall Forward Alabi Forced To Retire

Tuesday October 29, 2013: Former Millwall striker Tobi Alabi has been forced to retire from the game due to a heart condition.

Youth Alliance

24/10/13 Youth Alliance Results & Fixtures

Thursday October 24, 2013: Youth Alliance results from last weekend and fixtures for this weekend.

Mark Priest

Priest Leaves Latics

Tuesday October 22, 2013: Oldham Athletic have announced that Mick Priest has left the club.

'The 11' - In Depth

Monday October 21, 2013: ‘The 11’ have been selected from a cohort of 1250 other apprentice players across the land. So here’s an in depth look at who they are and why they make our first ever 11.

The 11

‘The 11’ Kicks-off

Monday October 21, 2013: Out with the old and in with the new as ‘Apprentice of the Month’ is replaced by ‘The 11’.

Richard Naylor

No Away Day Blues For Leeds

Monday October 21, 2013: Leeds United’s Under 18’s boss Richard Naylor believes his players will benefit from a number of out of area fixtures against the likes o

Fleetwood Sign Taylor On Loan

Thursday October 17, 2013: Fleetwood Town have signed Leeds United youngster Charlie Taylor on a month’s loan.

Ted Smith

Duncan Hails Southend Starlet - Ted Smith

Wednesday October 16, 2013: Southend United Academy manager Ricky Duncan hailed youngster Ted Smith after the young goalkeeper kept a clean sheet on his England Under 18s debut.

New Twist On Head Tennis At Carlisle

Wednesday October 16, 2013: While it’s unlikely to go viral Carlisle United’s Under 18s have found a novel way to spend their spare time within the inner sanctum of

Bryn Morris

Morris England Call Best Yet

Wednesday October 16, 2013: Middlesbrough youngster Bryn Morris insists that he felt ‘honoured’ and ‘enjoyed’ his latest England call-up the most.

Murphy's Magic Resembles Thierry Henry

Friday October 11, 2013: Former Reading Apprentice James Murphy has hit the headlines on the other side of the Atlantic after producing a moment of magic that was reminiscent

Youth Alliance

8/10/13 Youth Alliance Results & Fixtures

Tuesday October 8, 2013: Youth Alliance Results, Saturday 5 October

Promising Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Simon Hanna has been called up by Northern Ireland

Wednesday Youngster Gets Northern Ireland Call

Tuesday October 8, 2013: Promising Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Simon Hanna has been called up to represent Northern Ireland in their trio of UEFA Championship qualifying f

Ronnie Moore

Moore Keen To Develop 18-21 Group At Tranmere

Monday October 7, 2013: Tranmere Rovers boss Ronnie Moore announced the signings of Antonie Boland and Callum Morris and then admitted that the Elite Player Performance Plan

Kyle McFadzean Offers Brotherly Advice To Callum

Thursday October 3, 2013: Crawley Town’s Kyle McFadzean has revealed that he has been offering his younger sibling Callum plenty of brotherly advice to ensure he makes the mos

Hero Townsend Receives Royal Recognition

Tuesday October 1, 2013: Kick It Out’s Troy Townsend, has been named as one of The Football Association’s 150 grassroots heroes.

Exciting Holmes Earns Robins Praise

Saturday September 28, 2013: Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins reserved special praise for Duane Holmes after watching the youngster come on and make a real difference on his

Stuart Watkiss

Watkiss Makes Grimsby Return

Thursday September 26, 2013: Stuart Watkiss is back at Grimsby Town as the club’s new head of youth to replace the outgoing Adam Smith who is stepping down from the role at the e

Will Grigg

Brentford's Grigg Fee Set By Tribunal

Wednesday September 25, 2013: Brentford have been told to pay Walsall an initial fee of £325,000 for Will Grigg by a Football League tribunal.

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley

'Young players need to play' Insists Coventry Boss, Pressley

Wednesday September 25, 2013: Coventry City manager Stephen Pressley insists that his policy of developing young players in the first-team will be crucial to retaining many of the

Young Shrews Get Praise After Vale Cup Win

Tuesday September 24, 2013: Shrewsbury Town boss Graham Turner has praised the club’s youth-team after last night’s nail-biting Midland Youth Cup victory against Port Vale.

Louis Thompson

Thompson's Outstanding Display Down to Development Squad Outings

Monday September 23, 2013: Swindon Town’s Louis Thompson insists that regular run-outs for the club’s development squad helped him to produce the goods during Saturday’s 3-2 wi

Blades Boss Dismisses Maguire Manchester United Talk

Thursday September 19, 2013: Sheffield United manager has dismissed newspaper reports linking Harry Maguire with a move to Manchester United.