MacFarlane Sets Up New Career With Law Degree


As a schoolboy, Jack MacFarlane was playing alongside future Premier League stars Calum Chambers, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Luke Shaw and James Ward-Prowse at Southampton.

Bent Making The Most Of American Life


Dan Bent has enjoyed a significant upturn in fortunes since undertaking a soccer scholarship in the USA. In 2015, he was released by Gillingham at the end of his apprenticeship, yet has now been voted in the top 100 prospects for the new college soccer season.

Harris Hails LFE Trials In Helping To Build New Under-23s Squad


Oxford United Academy manager Dan Harris has praised LFE’s Assessment Trials as an ideal opportunity to identify potential recruits after the club started a new Under-23s squad for the upcoming season.

Willetts Eyes Future in Higher Education


Nottingham Forest midfielder Jake Willetts is preparing for an alternative future in case he is unable to secure a professional contract.

Seabolt Offers Insight Into American Soccer Scholarships


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.

Shaw Discusses The Transition Into Higher Education


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.

Read Relishing New Start In Canada


When Josh Read accepted the offer of a professional contract in the summer of 2015, a soccer scholarship across the North Atlantic Ocean would have been very low on the list of likely outcomes, if at all, for the former Exeter City apprentice.

Assessment Trials 2018: Registration Open


Registration for players for the 2018 Assessment Trials is now open. Please click the link below to register your interest to play.

Ex-Wolves Apprentice Studies For Future As A Physio


When Dan Murray was sat on the treatment table at Wolverhampton Wanderers he could not have imagined that it would lead directly down another path.

Hilton Pursues A Degree In Maths


To a certain extent it is true that football is a numbers game, whether that’s points, attendances or finance. The notion also applies to professional footballers and contracts particularly at 18 years of age, when there are more apprentices completing apprenticeships than professional contracts on offer.

Former Notts County Apprentice Targets Career in Sports Law


Tyler Guy may not have ventured far since leaving Meadow Lane in the summer of 2013, but he has already covered significant ground on his journey towards a new career.