General News

Beckwith Commits Future To Hatters


Luton Town have awarded second-year apprentice Sam Beckwith with a development contract having impressed first-team manager Graeme Jones during pre-season.

Rew Pens Pro With Pompey


Portsmouth first-year apprentice Harvey Rew has signed his first professional contract just a week after turning 17 having agreed a two-year deal with the option of a further 12 months.

Copping Snapped Up By Posh


Talented defender Bobby Copping has landed his first professional contract after agreeing a two-year deal with Peterborough United, having been without a club since Bury’s recent expulsion from the EFL.

Tykes Tie Up Pro Deal For Helliwell


Barnsley have secured the future of one of their bright Academy prospects after agreeing a professional contract with second-year apprentice Jordan Helliwell.

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:

Sessegnon Seals Spurs Switch


Ryan Sessegnon has added another achievement to his incredible list of feats by joining Champions League runners-up Tottenham Hotspur from Fulham for a £25million fee.