LFE News provides you with coverage of all the latest events in Youth Football, from the Premier Academy League to the Football League Youth Alliance.

Palmer Enjoys Life-Changing Experience In The USA


Crystal Palace’s Academy has produced some great talent over the past decade, with the likes of Wilfried Zaha, Nathaniel Clyne, Jonny Williams and most recently Aaron Wan-Bissaka coming through the system into the first-team.

Villa Apprentices Plan For The Future With Careers Week Initiative


Aston Villa’s Academy players gained vital job-searching experience after taking part in a club-led careers week, which included CV preparation, employer interviews and feedback.

Ellington Becomes National Literacy Trust Youth Ambassador


It has been a season to forget for Bradford City, who lost their Sky Bet League One status after sacking two managers and being rooted to the bottom of the table.

Crewe Use Education Programme To Collaborate With Community


Crewe Alexandra apprentices have connected with the community alongside studying for their Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence by running introductory skills sessions for pupils at local primary schools.

Addicks Youngsters Benefit From Pioneering Player Care Programme


Charlton Athletic have piloted a pioneering approach to personal development after designing a two-year programme alongside League Football Education.

LFE Apprentice of the Year Max Bird Sets The Standard


Derby County’s Max Bird has made himself the benchmark for young footballers across the country.

Touchline Issue 38 - Out Now


Download the latest edition of Touchline magazine (Issue 38) for all the latest LFE news.

The 11 - June 2019 (In Depth)


LFE takes a closer look at the players to make ‘The 11’ in June 2019 and why they’ve been included:

The 11 - June 2019


Eleven more apprentices have been recognised for their outstanding efforts across all aspects of the apprenticeship programme, both on and off the pitch, in the latest edition of ‘The 11’.

Former Fleetwood Pair Succeed In Sweden


LFE’s Player Placement programme has produced successful outcomes for two former Fleetwood Town apprentices after Liam Collings and Harry Turner penned contracts to remain at Swedish club Ytterhogdals IK until the end of the season.

Results: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (03 May - 07 May 2019)


All the results from the U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (03 May – 07 May 2019):