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Niki offered Contract At Wolves

Niki Tavares who has been with Brentford Academy for two years after  being referred by Protec and has been offered  three year contract with Wolves. Niki has played in the under 18 age group for most of the season and has made an impression as a solid right back and holding midfielder . Well done […]

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Theo on Trial at Chelsea

Protec u10 player Theo Minchev is trialing with Premiership club Chelsea after impressing head of recruitment Mark Ridgeway in our talent I,d camps and protec advanced training sessions. Theo is one of seven who will be trialing with the premiership Academy over the coming weeks. Have you got what it takes to go pro? if […]

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Sonny selected for Trial at chelsea

Protec u13 player sonny leving who has been part of our Advanced player programme for the past eight months has been selected by Chelsea to trial at their Cobham training base in july. sonny has been one of our most hard working players attending both our intermediate and advanced player programmes where he was spotted […]

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Bradley signs for Stevenage

Protec under 10 Bradley smith has signed for league club Stevenage after a successful trial period with the club. Bradley joined protec a year ago and has regularly attended our Pre Academy and Advanced coaching programmes where he has made excellent progress that has now paid off by signing for the next year with a […]

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Ryan Signs Second year at Arsenal.

U9 star Ryan Walsh pictured here with England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshire has completed his first season with Arsenal Academy scoring 109 goals for the gunners under 8 squad, he has now signed another years contract with the gunners Academy u9 Squad! Ryan has scored a staggering 109 goals last season and assisted his […]

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Seven Players on Trial at Chelsea.

Seven players have been selected by Chelsea from our Wembley and Mill hill centres are to go on trial after being spotted at our  intermediate centre,s in both mill hill and wembley. All of the boys attend Pre academy and the Advanced player programmes  on a Monday and Friday evening. This is a great credit […]

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Josh Nichols signs for Arsenal

Under 10 josh Nichols has signed for Arsenal Academy u10 squad after a successful trial with the gunners u10 squad. Josh joined protec and after a short time was recommended by our head coach Pete Edwards for trial at both Chelsea and Arsenal with Arsenal the eventual winners to sign him. Protec,s London and Hertfordshire […]

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Charlie signs for Fulham Academy

Protec player Charlie Goutkin Smith has signed for Fulham,s Academy u11 squad after a successful trial period with the club. Charlie joined protec in 2015 and showed great talent as a goalkeeper and after a short period of training with the Protec Goalkeeping coach was sent for trials at Reading and Q.P.R before settling on […]

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Fynley Trials at Southend Utd

Protec under 12 player Fynley Stangroom has been selected to go on trial at Southend Utd Academy. Fynley has been part of the Protec Advanced programme for 12 months and has worked very hard attending both training sessions and advanced holiday camps to improve his game. Our high quality of professional training, coupled with Fynley’s commitments […]

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Basilio on Trial at Chelsea

Protec Player Basilio Reino has secured an extended trial period with Chelsea after spending 3 months with Chelsea u11 squad where he has become an influential member of the team.  Basilio started his training with protec at our Wembley centre and quickly progressed into the Protec Advanced player programme where he was spotted in training […]

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Two Protec players trial at Spurs

Under 10 player Lewis beer and u11 Luke Minas have secured places in Tottenham Hotspurs elite training programme after being spotted playing for our u10 and under 11 colts squad. Lewis and luke have worked hard at protec Advanced training sessions over the last year with lewis securing trials at Arsenal  and Reading Academy . […]

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Zak trials at Brighton.

Protec Under 8 player zak Miles has secured a six week trial with Brighton and hove Albion football club Academy after impressing in our colts league team in a recent game. Protec have now got six teams all playing in the red division league from u7 to under12  where we regularly invite scouts from clubs […]

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Sidibe on 6 week trial at West Ham

Under seven protec player salifo sidebe has secured a six week trial with West Ham Academy.  the young talented seven year old has been with protec for the past year and has made significant progress in our advanced programme  playing games with our under seven and eight year old squads.   If you have what […]

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Record Number go on trial.

Our Talent Identification training programme has proved to be one of the most successful with nine players selected by Professional Club scouts to go on trial in the last month Representatives from Chelsea, Crystal Palace , Brentford, Reading and Southend Utd all regularly attending our Friday evening sessions, with Chelsea offering a trials to three […]

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Surrey, Berkshire, Kent, Hampshire

Established in 1995 by football professional Pete Edwards, Protec has become a leading provider of football development for players between the ages of 5 and 15 years of age. Protec has quickly gained a reputation for being able to identify talented youngsters through the high quality coaching and educational programmes provided at their numerous development […]

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Ruben Trials at Three Premiership C...

Under 15 Protec player Ruben Carvalho is Trialing at Liverpool F.C Academy. Ruben (Pictured) joined Protec three months ago and has  been recommended by our head coach Pete Edwards for trial at Liverpool Academy after showing impressive skill and ability in training and games at our Hertfordshire centre, he will also be attending trials at […]

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Protec players trial at Top premier...

Four protec players have been selected to trial at two top London premiership clubs after impressing scouts present at recent training sessions and games at protec Academy on Friday evenings. Two players from our u15 age group will be starting trials at crystal palace and two of our younger players at age group u7  will […]

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Marty signs for Norwich

Under12 player Marty Gage has spent the past two years training with our coaches at Protec resulting in his hard work earning him trials at Arsenal as well as a season playing for Ipswich Academy. We would like to congratulate the young midfield player who has just been offered and signed a contract with the […]

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Hodge signs for Spurs

Under 8 player Hodge MacDonald has signed for Tottenham after a trial period with the premiership club.  Hodge joined Protec Pre Academy and quickly progressed in his training to gain trials at Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs Academies. His parents were delighted and quoted, ‘its been a good year, Hodge has learned so much thanks to […]

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Protec Pre Academy Players on trial...

Protec Pre Academy under seven and Under Eight squads played Watford Academys under seven and under eight age groups where two of our boys one from the under seven and one from the under eights were selected to go on trial. U7 tony cowie and u8 theo Patel will start six week trials with the […]

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What’s Going On At Protec…

Here is all of the Latest news, including professional signings and players Currently having football trials at clubs after joining Protec Football Academy, Read the success stories below and If  YOU apply to have a successful FREE Football Trial with us, these are some of the things you can expect take part in.

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Niki offered Contract At Wolves

Niki Tavares who has been with Brentford Academy for two years after  being referred by Protec and has been offered  three year contract with Wolves. Niki has played in the under 18 age group for most of the season and has made an impression as a solid right back and holding midfielder . Well done […]

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Theo on Trial at Chelsea

Protec u10 player Theo Minchev is trialing with Premiership club Chelsea after impressing head of recruitment Mark Ridgeway in our talent I,d camps and protec advanced training sessions. Theo is one of seven who will be trialing with the premiership Academy over the coming weeks. Have you got what it takes to go pro? if […]

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Terry Venables visits Centre.

Terry Venables Ex England ,Barcelona and Spurs manager pictured here with Protec Academy director Pete Edwards visited our Potters Bar Centre was quoted as saying that “Protec’s record as a leading independent Football Academy speaks for itself. They offer a fantastic opportunity for young players to develop their football talent.” Due to the continued success and […]

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Sonny selected for Trial at chelsea

Protec u13 player sonny leving who has been part of our Advanced player programme for the past eight months has been selected by Chelsea to trial at their Cobham training base in july. sonny has been one of our most hard working players attending both our intermediate and advanced player programmes where he was spotted […]

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Three selected for Trials at Reading

Five protec players from our Wembley advanced centre aged 7-11 have been selected to trial at Reading F.C. Academy. Trials will take place for the boys in June with some offered immediate training with the club on their return at pre season.  u11 Elijah Morrison,  u7s Kai Scott and Yousef Bouda are part of our […]

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Bradley signs for Stevenage

Protec under 10 Bradley smith has signed for league club Stevenage after a successful trial period with the club. Bradley joined protec a year ago and has regularly attended our Pre Academy and Advanced coaching programmes where he has made excellent progress that has now paid off by signing for the next year with a […]

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Ryan Signs Second year at Arsenal.

U9 star Ryan Walsh pictured here with England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshire has completed his first season with Arsenal Academy scoring 109 goals for the gunners under 8 squad, he has now signed another years contract with the gunners Academy u9 Squad! Ryan has scored a staggering 109 goals last season and assisted his […]

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Josh Nichols signs for Arsenal

Under 10 josh Nichols has signed for Arsenal Academy u10 squad after a successful trial with the gunners u10 squad. Josh joined protec and after a short time was recommended by our head coach Pete Edwards for trial at both Chelsea and Arsenal with Arsenal the eventual winners to sign him. Protec,s London and Hertfordshire […]

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Charlie signs for Fulham Academy

Protec player Charlie Goutkin Smith has signed for Fulham,s Academy u11 squad after a successful trial period with the club. Charlie joined protec in 2015 and showed great talent as a goalkeeper and after a short period of training with the Protec Goalkeeping coach was sent for trials at Reading and Q.P.R before settling on […]

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Josh Robinson signs for Arsenal

Under ten protec player josh Robinson has now completed his six week trial at Arsenal Academy and has now signed for the gunners u11 squad. josh has played a number of games for the Arsenal under eleven squad and will now go on to play regularly for the team against premiership opposition. Josh started his […]

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Emmanuel signs for Crystal Palace

Under 13 protec player Emmanuel Yeshua has signed for Crystal palace after a successful six week trial at the Eagles Academy , Emmanuel began his development with Protec in February 2015 and made rapid progress after being coached at our Advanced centre in Hertfordshire. February has seen a record number of players who have trialed […]

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Ray Luca Signs for QPR

u14 Ray Luca has signed a 2 year contract with Queens Park Rangers. Ray, who had been a part of Protec’s Development programme for the past 12 months had trials with Reading FC, Colchester FC and finally QPR FC who signed him after his initial 6 week trial. This is yet another example of what […]

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Klaudie signs for Crystal Palace.

Under 15 Protec player Klaudie Lolas has signed a two year contract with Premier league club Crystal Palace. Klaudie attended our protec Development and advanced centre in Hertfordshire where he worked hard on his game during the 2015 season resulting in trials at Reading and Crystal Palace.  He has been playing in all games and […]

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Filip Signs For Watford Academy

Under Ten  Pilip Kastrati who spent over a year in our Protec Advanced centre in Hertfordshire has signed for Watford F.C. Academy Under 10 Squad.  Pilip who showed exceptional talent as an eight year old worked hard at his game which eventually paid dividends  for the Hertfordshire youth player. During his time with us pilip […]

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Basilio on Trial at Chelsea

Protec Player Basilio Reino has secured an extended trial period with Chelsea after spending 3 months with Chelsea u11 squad where he has become an influential member of the team.  Basilio started his training with protec at our Wembley centre and quickly progressed into the Protec Advanced player programme where he was spotted in training […]

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16-18 football and Education courses

Are you aged 16-18 and looking for either a part time (short) or full time course linked with football training?

Due to demand Protec are launching the following two new exciting educational programmes.

Programme 1 (part-time / short course): The course comprises of approximately 5 hours of football training along with 10 learning hours in a subject of your choice e.g. web design, IT, plumbing, electrical or plastering. All short courses are parent funded and last for a period of 7-10 weeks on completion you will receive a certificate of achievement from our provider. (price and information on application).

Programme 2 (full time course): This full-time educational course requires you to attend college daily 9am-4pm your timetable will comprise of both lectures in your chosen subject plus football training on a daily basis. There are various subjects available in sport or a trades that you can choose from,

Please use the appropriate drop down box on the application form to apply, all successful applicants will be contacted by us directly with further information.

All courses will give you the opportunity of being seen by club scouts that Protec have direct links with.

Playing Criteria

PART TIME COURSES

The criteria for our part time courses are that you must have left school attend college or school and have GCSE Maths and English grade C or above. You will also need to be playing or have played to District, County or Sunday League Red Division standard or above.

FULL TIME COURSES

The criteria for full time courses are you must be a minimum age of 16 yrs leaving school with a minimum of  5 GCSE grades C  and above including Maths and English. You will also need to be playing or have played to District, County, or Sunday League Red Division standard or above and must be a resident in the UK as well as living in or near London.

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Why YOU Should Join Protec Football Academy…

Protec Football Academy

Protec Football Academy is the UK’s leading provider of football trials, and soccer training for young footballers. Protec offers the chance of being seen by some of the leading professional clubs recruiting for pre-Academy and Academy football for players aged between 5 and 15 years of age. Our qualified and experienced team include both current and ex-professionals, who provide the highest level coaching available.

We offer a wide range of specific training sessions, courses and holiday camps to accommodate different levels of ability, all of which have been specifically designed to ensure the continual development for those with the ability and desire to progress.

We work with numerous Professional football Academies and operate a number of progression, Intermediate and Advanced training courses based throughout London, Essex and Hertfordshire, we also have centres close to Surrey, Kent, Berkshire and Hampshire for those who can travel. Protec has direct Links with many premiership clubs, scouts from teams such as Arsenal, Crystal palace, Reading Liverpool and West Ham, Chelsea often attend our training sessions with a view of setting up trials with their clubs. We get football players seen and signed on football contracts with many leading football clubs.

With over 25 years in the business, there isn’t a top UK Football Club that has not heard of us!

Protec  football Academy and also holds the Franchise for Arsenal Soccer Schools.