Where are they Now?

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.

Guerfi Enjoys A Fresh Start In Sweden


LFE’s Player Placement programme continues to provide past apprentices with the opportunity to carve their way back into full-time football during a three-month stay in Sweden.

Burn & Dunkley Show There Is More Than One Way To Become A Pro


Long before forming the meanest centre-half partnership in the EFL, Wigan Athletic’s Dan Burn and Chey Dunkley shared a common desire to achieve in the classroom, as well as on the pitch.

Mills Discusses His Swedish Adventure On BBC North West Tonight


Former Macclesfield Town apprentice Andrew Mills first jetted off to Sweden to play for Arnäs IF Herrlag in the country’s sixth tier as part of LFE’s Player Placement programme back in 2014 after being released by the Silkmen.

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.

Hopcutt Gunning For Europa Glory


Six years ago Jamie Hopcutt feared that his football career was over before it had even properly got started. Now 25, he is starring for Ostersunds FK in Sweden’s top division and playing European football

Our Man Down Under - Jonjo O’Hara Tells His Story.


Former Bradford apprentice and LFE employee Jonjo O’Hara tells Touchline his story.

Max Goodman Tells His Story


Former apprentice Max Goodman talks about how he has fulfilled new passions away from the game, two years after leaving Millwall.

Edwards Enjoying Move Towards New Career


In May 2013, a sense of optimism was growing around Boundary Park as newly appointed manager Lee Johnson led Oldham Athletic to safety in League One.