Bradford City have appointed former Under-18s manager Michael Collins as first-team Head Coach, with PDP coach Martin Drury progressing to an assistant coach alongside previous caretaker boss Greg Abbott.
Former Southend United apprentice Mitch Pinnock has jumped back into the English Football League, becoming the first signing of the summer for Sky Bet League One outfit AFC Wimbledon, with the fee to be resolved by a tribunal.
Missouri State University Associate Head Coach Michael Seabolt lauded LFE’s Assessment Trials as a great opportunity for American Universities to create links with UK academy players and attract them to considering a soccer scholarship.
Nottingham Trent University Head of Football Tom Shaw revealed he was impressed with the standard of players on display at LFE’s Assessment Trials, with over 225 former academy players showcasing their ability to scouts of clubs and Universities from across the country and abroad.
LFE North East Regional Officer Paul Urwin is fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support as he prepares to take on the two-mile Great North Swim on Friday 8th June, as well as another mile the following day.
Fourteen former apprentices have been handed the opportunity to earn a route back into professional football after being recruited for a League Football Education (LFE) representative team that will play against Jamie Vardy’s V9 Academy.