General News

Stevenage Pair Pen Pro Terms


Stevenage FC apprentices Luis Fernandez and Jack Smith have committed their futures to the club by signing their first professional contracts.

14 Ex-Apprentices Take Up Opportunity To Play In Sweden


The latest crop of former apprentices to take advantage of LFE’s Erasmus+ Player Placement programme are already a month into their 12-week stay in Sweden.

Charters Commits Future To Carlisle


Carlisle United have rewarded second-year apprentice Taylor Charters with his first professional contract, with the 17-year-old penning a two-year deal with the option to extend the deal further.

Gallery: Holland Trip 2019


This year’s LFE Trip to the Netherlands – funded by Erasmus+ – has come to a close for Academy squads from Barnsley, Burton Albion, Cheltenham Town, Ipswich Town, Lincoln City, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday and Walsall.

Gallery: Spain Trip 2019


Academy squads of AFC Wimbledon, Blackburn Rovers, Fleetwood Town, Port Vale, QPR and Wigan Athletic are back in the country and ready to start the new season having completed a two-week trip to Spain, organised by LFE and funded by Erasmus+.

Results: LFE Trip in the Netherlands 2019


This year’s LFE pre-season trip in the Netherlands saw eight EFL clubs take on their Dutch counterparts, as well as Academy teams from the likes of Belgium, Denmark, Germany, USA and Japan.

Results: LFE Trip in Spain 2019


Six EFL clubs took part in this year’s LFE pre-season trip in Spain, with the Under-18s squads competing against top European opposition. Here’s all the results from the fortnight abroad:

Results & Fixtures: EFL Youth Alliance (02 August - 10 August 2019)


All the results & fixtures from the EFL Youth Alliance (02 – 12 August 2019):

Fleetwood Apprentice Baggley Turns Pro


Fleetwood Town teenager Barry Baggley has penned his first professional contract with the club, agreeing a three-year deal with the option of an extra 12 months.

Dutch Trip Awaits For Eight EFL Clubs


Academy players at eight English Football League clubs will travel to The Netherlands on Tuesday 30 July as part of a pre-season trip organised by League Football Education.

Lookman Bags Permanent Move To The Bundesliga


Former Charlton Athletic apprentice Ademola Lookman has secured the second big money move of his career after joining RB Leipzig from Everton for a fee believed to be in excess of £20million.