General News

Gallery: Dutch trip 2018

17/08/18

This year’s Erasmus+ funded LFE trip to the Netherlands has come to a close for Academy players and staff of Birmingham City, Crewe Alexandra, Grimsby Town, Leeds United, Newport County, Portsmouth, Rochdale and Sheffield United.

Gallery: Spain Trip 2018

16/08/18

Academy squads of Bolton Wanderers, Bury, Millwall, Milton Keynes Dons, Morecambe and Norwich City will kick-start their seasons this weekend after completing a two-week trip to Spain, organised by LFE and funded by Erasmus+.

Results: Matchday 3 in Spain & the Netherlands

14/08/18

Fourteen EFL academies played their final matches of this year’s LFE trips. In Spain, three sides were protecting unbeaten records, while in the Netherlands, two teams participated in the Volendam Tournament and four took part in the SP Lochem U19 Tournament.

Millwall U18s 0 - 6 Real Madrid U17s

13/08/18

Millwall were taught a football lesson by an awesome Real Madrid side who perfected every area of the game in a tiring examination for Chris Perry’s team.

MK Dons U18s 0 - 5 Atlético Madrid U18s

13/08/18

MK Dons got no reward for a battling performance against an excellent Atletico side, who showed how high the standard is to succeed at one of Europe’s elite clubs.

Results: Matchday 2 in Spain & the Netherlands

09/08/18

The fourteen academy teams out in Spain and the Netherlands were back in match action for their second round of fixtures, with seven of our English Football League clubs bidding to maintain their 100% records.

Released Apprentices Try Their Luck In Sweden

08/08/18

League Football Education continues to provide past Apprentices with the opportunity to earn a route back into full-time football through the Erasmus+ Player Placement programme, which sends players out to Sweden for three months.

Grimsby Town U18s 7 - 0 FC Dordrecht U17s

07/08/18

We began our pre-season trip fixtures in Holland with a game against FC Dordrecht. Town scored early on in the game through Rumarn Burrell rounding the keeper and slotting it in from a very tight angle. The team continued to push on straight after scoring, creating a few chances down the wide areas of the pitch, with crosses being delivered by Tom Jamieson and Joe Starbuck.

Results: Matchday 1 in Spain & the Netherlands

05/08/18

After almost a week of training, the fourteen clubs on this year’s LFE pre-season trip in Spain and the Netherlands competed in their first matches against European opposition. Here’s the results from Matchday 1:

EFL Clubs To Hone Skills In Spain

23/07/18

Six English Football League clubs are preparing to jet off to Spain for a pre-season trip organised by League Football Education.

Eight Clubs Ready For Dutch Trip

23/07/18

Academy players at eight English Football League clubs will travel to The Netherlands on Tuesday 31 July as part of a pre-season trip organised by League Football Education.