General News

Butterworth Signs Two-Year Contract At Rovers


Blackburn Rovers forward Dan Butterworth has signed his first professional contract with the club. The 18-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a two-year deal, which will keep him at Ewood Park until the summer of 2020.

Forest Starlet Harbottle Pens First Pro Deal


Nottingham Forest have handed first-year apprentice Riley Harbottle his first professional contract having turned 17 at the end of last month.

Apply Now for Erasmus+ 2018 Pre-Season Trips


LFE is offering EFL clubs the chance to head over to Spain or the Netherlands to complete their preparations ahead of the 2018-19 season.

Tractor Boys Pair Sign New Contracts


Ipswich Town defenders Luke Woolfenden and Patrick Webber have both agreed new contracts with the club, keeping them at Portman Road until 2019 with the option of a further year.

Philliskirk Lauds Young Additions To Latics Under-18 Squad


Oldham Athletic Under-18s manager Tony Philliskirk praised the younger members of his squad after the Latics saw off Doncaster Rovers despite fielding a depleted team.

England Name 23 Apprentices Past & Present in Youth Squads


England youth squads have been announced for the forthcoming international break, with 23 apprentices past and present earning selections for the Under-19s, 20s or 21s.

Wales Hand Brooks A First Senior Call-up


Sheffield United starlet David Brooks has ended speculation over his international future after being named in Chris Coleman’s senior Wales squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Three Apprentices Selected In England Under-17s World Cup Squad


Three current apprentices have been named in Steve Cooper’s England squad for the upcoming Under-17 World Cup in India.

Waldock Handed First Pro Deal With Owls


Sheffield Wednesday first-year apprentice Liam Waldock has penned his professional deal, committing his future with the club until summer 2020.

Rams Trio Sign New Contracts


Derby County have handed first-year apprentice Max Bird his first professional contract, keeping him at the club until at least 2020.

Two Past Apprentices Shortlisted For Golden Boy Award


Two former LFE apprentices have been named on a shortlist of 25 candidates for the 2017 Golden Boy Award, an annual prize given to the best player under the age of 21 in Europe.