General News

Toffees Tie Up Deal For Branthwaite


Jarrad Branthwaite has made the leap from Sky Bet League Two to the Premier League after leaving Carlisle United to join Everton for an undisclosed fee.

Released Duo Start Three-Month Stay In Spain


Former apprentices Delsin Ackom and Jack Leask have jetted off to Spain as part of LFE’s Player Placement programme, with the teenage pair joining fifth tier club CD Almuñecar City for the next 12 weeks.

Burton Teens Receive Sexual Health Advice


LFE’s Life Skills programme provided Burton Albion’s apprentices with the opportunity to increase their sexual health awareness through a ‘Playing Safely’ session delivered by Colin Avery.

Jones Swaps Merseyside For Stateside


From Tranmere to Ohio, football has given Nathan Jones a life he never expected.

Hirst Tells North End Apprentices To Be Yourself


Apprentices at Preston North End explored the topics of identity, stereotypes and societal pressures during a ‘Being Yourself in Sport’ workshop, led by Keegan Hirst.

Smith Takes To The Skies In New Career As A Pilot


Back in 2014, York City were flying high having reached the Sky Bet League Two play-offs. For Ollie Smith, it signalled the start of a new adventure as he was released at the end of his apprenticeship with the club.

Ngoma Swaps The Pitch For The Boardroom


The pursuit of a professional contract in football can be a relentless journey, but not many environments match the cut-throat nature of The Apprentice boardroom.

Bellingham Eyes Legacy Off The Pitch


At just 16 years of age, Jude Bellingham has already etched his name into the Birmingham City history books.

Jones Turns Pro At Posh


Peterborough United first-year apprentice Ricky-Jade Jones has penned his first professional contract on his 17th birthday, signing a long-term deal with the Sky Bet League One club.

Pro Deal For Walker At North End


Second-year apprentice Ethan Walker has committed his future to Preston North End by penning his first professional contract, agreeing a two-and-a-half year deal.

Apply Now For Erasmus+ Opportunities


Applications are open for League Football Education’s pre-season trips and coaches trips, both funded by Erasmus+. Read below for more information on both projects.