Tuesday March 30, 2010

Assessment Trials Registration - Coming Soon!

2010 Assessment Trials

Registration for the 2010 Assessment Trials will be available from 1st April 2010.

From Thursday, players and Scouts/Club representatives will be able to register online for the 2010 Assessment Trials which will be held over a number of days at Wycombe Wanderers FC (South), Walsall FC (Midl…

2010 Assessment Trials

2010 Assessment Trials Venues Confirmed

Tuesday March 23, 2010: LFE is pleased to announce that regional venues have now be ...

Greg Clarke

Greg Clarke Announced As New League Chairman

Friday March 12, 2010: Greg Clarke, the former Chief Executive of Cable & Wire ...

Macclesfield Town

Tribute To Keith Alexander

Wednesday March 3, 2010: LFE is saddened to hear of the untimely death of Macclesfield Town Manager Keith Alexander.

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Leonardo Pre Season Tours 2010 - Winners Announced

Friday February 19, 2010: Thank you to all Clubs who applied for this year’s Leonardo Pre Season Tours opportunity,

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FA Youth Cup - 6th Round Proper

Friday February 12, 2010: The Sixth Round of the FA Youth Cup gets underway this weekend with all but one fifth round tie having now taken place.

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LFE Club Information Meetings

Tuesday February 9, 2010: LFE is pleased to advise that as in previous years LFE has organised Club meetings, which will share best practice

Carl Leeson from Cosworth & Chris Martin from Intersoccer with Northampton Town Apprentices

Job Swap For Apprentices

Monday February 8, 2010: Local training provider, Starting Off, teamed up with Northampton Town to organise an Apprentice job swap

Tranmere Rovers Apprentices in training

Media Spotlight On Rovers Youngsters

Thursday February 4, 2010: Tranmere Rovers Apprentices were featured on the BBC’s North West Today and North West Tonight programmes


Opening Doors To A Better Future

Monday February 1, 2010: Apprenticeship Week 2010 launches today, kicking off a whole week of activities across England

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Glowing Endorsement For LFE

Sunday January 31, 2010: LFE’S initial assessment and induction process has once again received a glowing endorsement from Apprentices, Clubs and Education Providers.

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Leonardo Applications In For Club Pre-Season Tours

Tuesday January 19, 2010: LFE would like to thank all Clubs who have applied for this year’s Leonardo Pre-Season Tours opportunity.

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League Football Education And CEOP Join Forces

Tuesday January 12, 2010: Ever increasing numbers of young people across the UK have access to the internet. It is now central to how they stay in touch with their friends an

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Standardisation Meeting CANCELLED

Tuesday January 5, 2010: Tonights Standardisations Meeting scheduled at Walsall has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

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Happy New Year!

Friday January 1, 2010: Wishing you all a Happy New Year from everyone at League Football Education.

Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings From League Football Education

Thursday December 24, 2009: Merry Christmas! Instead of posting out Christmas cards LFE is making a donation to one of our charity partners.

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2010 Standardisation Meetings

Tuesday December 22, 2009: The next round of LFE’s regional NVQ Standardisation Meetings have been confirmed for January 2010.

Rob Hezel

LFE Leads The Way

Monday December 14, 2009: LFE’s Rob Hezel addressed WBL, FE and other Training Providers last week at Aston University

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FA Youth Cup - 4th Round Draw

Friday December 11, 2009: The draw for the Fourth Round of the FA Youth Cup, made at Wembley today, has thrown up some mouth-watering contests.

Crystal Palace v Bristol City

Crystal Palace 3 - 2 Bristol City (AET)

Thursday December 10, 2009: Crystal Palace’s youngsters needed extra time to see off the challenge of Bristol City in the FA Youth Cup third round.

League Football Education

Welcome To Our New Website

Tuesday December 8, 2009: Following feedback from our major stakeholders we decided to give www.lfe.org.uk a brand new look.

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LFE Early Day Motion

Friday December 4, 2009: The work of League Football Education has been praised in Parliament following the release of an EDM.


Sports Role Models

Saturday November 28, 2009: With the topic of sports role models very much at the forefront of current public debate, SkillsActive have decided to conduct a poll to find out jus

Oldham Athletic v Rochdale

Oldham Athletic 3 - 5 Rochdale

Saturday November 28, 2009: Rochdale took the spoils against local rivals Oldham Athletic in a high scoring FA Youth Cup 2nd Round fixture at Boundary Park this week.

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City & Alex Agree Fixture Switch

Friday November 27, 2009: Bradford City and Crewe Alexandra have switched their FA Youth Cup 2nd Round tie to the Alexandra Stadium this coming Saturday after weather has beat

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FA Youth Cup Third Round Proper

Friday November 20, 2009: The draw for the FA Youth Cup Third Round Proper has been made and will see all Premier League and Championship Clubs enter the competition.

Lord Mawhinney

League Chairman To Stand Down

Friday November 13, 2009: At its meeting in Preston today, Football League Chairman Lord Mawhinney informed the League Board of his decision to stand down from the Chairmanshi

FA Youth Cup

The FA Youth Cup 2009-10

Monday July 6, 2009: The round dates of the FA Youth Cup have been announced for the 2009-10 season.

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2009 Apprentice Start & End Dates

Friday July 3, 2009: With pre-season training underway at many Clubs, LFE can confirm that the official school leaving date for this year was Friday 26th June 2009.

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LFE Nets A Top Score

Friday June 26, 2009: LFE has recorded yet another success in the Framework for Excellence (FfE) results recently issued by the Learning and Skills Council to all Work-Bas

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Assessment Trials Kick Off At Brentford

Thursday May 14, 2009: A sun basked Griffin Park heralded the first of LFE’s Progression 09 ‘The Assessment Trials’ events on tuesday evening.

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Skipper Signs Off

Friday May 1, 2009: Catch up one last time with Carlisle United’s Youth team skipper Tom Aldred on his last blog of the season for LFE.

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2009 PFA Player of the Year Awards

Wednesday April 29, 2009: The 36th star-studded PFA Awards dinner took place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Sunday night, where Ryan Giggs was named Players’

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Assessment Trial Venues Confirmed

Friday March 27, 2009: LFE is pleased to announce that regional venues have now been provisionally arranged for the 2009 Assessment Trials.

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James Pitches New Blog

Thursday March 5, 2009: LFE is pleased to confirm that the newest recruit to Blog Online will be ex-Watford Apprentice James Hoad.

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Apprenticeship Week 2009

Friday February 20, 2009: The second annual Apprenticeship Week will take place across England from Monday 23rd February to Friday 27th February 2009.

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LFE Regional Meetings 2009

Friday February 6, 2009: LFE is pleased to announce that as in previous years we have organised regional Club meetings, which will share best practice and provide updates on

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LSC Launches Sixth National Apprenticeship Awards

Friday January 16, 2009: The search is on to find the nation’s top Apprenticeship employers and top individual Apprentices as the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) laun

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Ex-Apprentices To Retrain as Gym Instructors

Thursday January 8, 2009: Following the success of the first YMCAfit and Fitness First Assessment day held in Chesterfield last November, a second event was hosted in London t

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Prize Draw Winner

Monday December 15, 2008: Congratulations go to Matthew Paterson as LFE’s Tracking and Monitoring Prize Draw winner!

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Fit For the Job

Tuesday December 2, 2008: On Tuesday November 18th a group of fitness industry hopefuls gathered at the Fitness First Chesterfield Academy to see if they had what it takes to

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United Starlet Signs Up

Friday November 21, 2008: LFE are pleased to confirm that the newest recruit to Blog online will be Carlisle United’s Tom Aldred.

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Higher Education Applications Guide Available Now

Tuesday November 11, 2008: This month LFE produced an updated ‘Guide to Higher Education Applications’. The document contains information that is relevant to Appren

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Assessment Trials Fully Subscribed

Friday November 7, 2008: The 2008 Assessment Trials are now fully subscribed for all three venues.

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Another Winning Team

Friday October 31, 2008: YMCAfit, Fitness First, The PFA and LFE have combined to produce an all new winning team in support of Football League Apprentices and their exit and

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LFE Joins Boots Appeal

Wednesday October 15, 2008: LFE has announced it’s support for the Boots for Africa appeal and agreed to coordinate donations from Apprentices, while promoting the Boots f

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LFE Activity Pack

Friday October 10, 2008: This year LFE has produced an Activity Pack to celebrate the activities of organisations that LFE are currently proud to support which will be distri

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Hopkinson Signs Up

Wednesday September 17, 2008: Catch up with a day in the life of LFE’s footballing bloggers by visiting the LFE Online official Blogs.

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A Taste of Scandinavia

Wednesday August 20, 2008: LFE has enlisted new bloggers this season and the first two are both set to give us a taste of Scandinavia.

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New Partnership

Monday August 18, 2008: Having submitted and won a collaborative bid for funding (Learning & Innovation Grant – LIG) from the Association of Learning Providers, Le

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Places Still Available for Physiotherapy

Friday August 8, 2008: The recruitment drive is still in progress for the PFA supported Physiotherapy BSc (Hons) degree at the University of Salford and York St John Univer

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Kick it Out - Week of Action 2008

Monday August 4, 2008: LFE is pleased to announce that we will be working in conjunction with Kick It Out once more during The Week of Action 2008. This year it will take p

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'Most Wanted' Football Training Competition

Friday July 4, 2008: A series of trials around the country will take place over the next few weeks to try and find the 22 ‘Most Wanted’ players.