General News

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.

Taylor Turns Pro With Shrews


Shrewsbury Town have handed second-year apprentice Kian Taylor his first professional contract, following in the footsteps of Lifumpa Mwandwe, who signed in October.

Three AFC Wimbledon Starlets Turn Pro


AFC Wimbledon have rewarded Academy trio Ayoub Assal, Reuben Collins and Paul Osew with their first professional contracts.

Grimsby Trio Sign Professional Deals


Three second-year apprentices have agreed professional terms at Grimsby Town, with Rumarn Burrell, Jock Curran and Brandon Buckley committing their futures to the club.

Shrews Sign Rowland To Pro Deal


First-year apprentice James Rowland has penned his first professional contract, signing a two-year deal with Shrewsbury Town.

Brown Hails Dale Starlet Adshead After Scooping Award


Rochdale Lead PDP Coach Chris Brown has praised midfielder Dan Adshead for winning the LFE League One Apprentice of the Year award.

Aarons Claims Young Player of the Season Prize


This time last year, Max Aarons was approaching the completion of his apprenticeship, had yet to sign his first professional contract and was still without a first-team appearance.

Thompson Wins Sir Tom Finney Award


Twelve years after being named LFE League Two Apprentice of the Year, Joe Thompson returned to the EFL Awards stage to collect the prestigious Sir Tom Finney Award.

LFE Apprentice Of The Year 2019 Winners


The winning trio for this season’s LFE Apprentice of the Year awards have been announced ahead of Sunday’s EFL Awards.

19 Former Apprentices Pursue Scandinavian Experience


Another crop of former apprentices have been sent out to Sweden via League Football Education’s Erasmus+ Player Placement programme, which sends players out to Scandinavia for three months.

Rydel Extends Pro Contract At Fleetwood


Fleetwood Town have handed second-year apprentice Ryan Rydel an extension to his contract, having penned his first professional deal back in October. The left-sided teenager has agreed terms until June 2021, with the club holding an option for a following year.