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.

Results & Fixtures: The U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (05 February - 19 February 2019)


All the results and fixtures from the U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (05 February – 19 February 2019):

Results & Fixtures: EFL Youth Alliance (08 February - 16 February 2019)


All the results & fixtures from the EFL Youth Alliance (08 February – 16 February 2019):

Thomas Delivers Talent Transfer Talk To Fleetwood Apprentices


Fleetwood Town’s apprentices reviewed the benefits of developing themselves in and out of football during an LFE Life Skills session delivered by Crawley Town Academy product Cecil Jee Thomas.

Ex-Hatter Gooch Enjoying New Career Painting Movie Sets


Few apprentices step foot back in the club that released them, unless it’s as a visiting player. Most quickly accept their fate and embrace the experience they had, treasuring their memories, remaining friends with former team-mates and staff.

Willis Gives Insight Into USA Scholarships After Successful Freshman Year


The ultimate goal for most apprentices is to complete their two years with a professional contract. However, the lure of an American Soccer Scholarship took Charlton Athletic Academy product Alex Willis down a different career path.

EFL Awards - LFE Apprentice of The Year 2019 Nominations


The deadline is looming for clubs to nominate an outstanding Apprentice player for LFE Apprentice of the Year ahead of the fourteenth annual English Football League awards evening in April.

Forest Green Apprentices Create Coaching Sessions For Local Children


Academy players at Forest Green Rovers have been developing their personal and professional skills while helping the community by delivering coaching sessions to young children from the local area.

Rochdale Apprentices: A Decade On


LFE’s Life Skills Manager Simon Williams completed his apprenticeship at Rochdale 10 years ago. He caught up with some former team-mates to find out where they are now.

PFA Boots 2019


The Professional Footballers’ Association will supply all apprentice players with a free pair of PFA branded Nike Premier II FG boots, via Pro:Direct Soccer.

Okenabirhie Rises Back To The EFL While Studying For Degree


Back in 2015, Fejiri Okenabirhie was at a crossroads in his career. The talented forward had earned a professional contract at Stevenage having made his first-team debut before the completion of his apprenticeship, but was released after a year and ended up dropping to the Isthmian League Premier Division with Harrow Borough.

Results & Fixtures: EFL Youth Alliance (01 February - 09 February 2019)


All the results & fixtures from the EFL Youth Alliance (01 February – 09 February 2019):