General News

Deadline Looming For Apprentice Of The Year Nominations


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)


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


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


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


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

Reid Signs For Fleetwood


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

Lookman Close To £11m Everton Switch


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


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


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


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


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