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Ryan Plays for Arsenal Academy

Under Eight Ryan Walsh  has played ten games for Arsenal academy after a successful trial period, he has scored a number of goals and assisted his team mates in many others. He has played against professional opposition such as Liverpool, Chelsea, and Leicester in recent games. Ryan joined our Pre Academy programme in 2014 and […]

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Protec Players on Trial at West Ham

Two players from our Protec Pre Academy programme are starting six week trials with West ham Academy after impressing in a recent game at our Hertfordshire centre. Under 13 Goalkeeper Joe Buchanan and under 14 midfield player Mason Tundrige have been part of our training programme for 5 months. We will keep you updated on […]

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Niki offered Y.T.S at Brentford

Niki Tavares who has been with Brentford Academy for two years after  being referred by Protec has been offered a Y.T.S contract with  the championship club, Niki has played in the under 16 age group for most of the season and has made an impression as a solid centre back. Well done to niki from […]

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Sinatra Antwi Signs For Norwich

Under 15 Sinatra Antwi has signed for Norwich city u15 squad after being recommended by protec, Sinatra joined our finchley soccer school centre in july after applying on the soccertrials website,  he spent a few short months training at our Finchley soccer school  before being fast tracked into our pre academy centre where he worked […]

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Caleb Dennis signs for West Ham

Under eleven Caleb Dennis has signed for West Ham after completing a six week trial at the Hammers Academy. Caleb, who attended our Progression Centre in Southgate quickly moved on to be part of our Protec Pre-Academy Advanced Centre. After three months Caleb showed great improvement and was offered trials through Protec with Reading, Arsenal and […]

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Tarik signs for Norwich City

Tarik Gideree, who has been part of our Pre-Academy Centre for the past year has signed for Norwich City Academy under 11 squad. Tarik signed after a successful trial with the academy and will now play against  professional opposition. Well done to Tarik! Have you got what it takes to go pro? If so we want […]

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Harvey signs for Reading Academy

Harvey Maunder has signed for The Royals under 11 squad after a successful six week football trial at the Madejski Centre. Harvey was part of our development centre programme for over a year working hard at his game to gain the opportunity for trial at reading academy. Harvey has now played in a number of […]

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Jacob Signs For West Ham

Under eight player Jacob Mazionis has signed for West Ham after a successful trial with The Hammers Academy. Jacob, who has been at our Pre-Academy Centre for the past six months had trials at Reading Academy and continued to work hard at his game, earning himself a six week trial with the Premiership club. Have […]

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Five Players on Trial at Arsenal Ac...

We now have a total of Five players on trial from our Protec pre Academy advanced programme who have benn  selected by Arsenal to go on trial with the Academy, u11 Hannes wimmer,  u8 players  Ryan Walsh, Ellis Mcwilliams, Aaron Nour, and adie Sidebe are all attending training at Arsenal Academy. we will keep you […]

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Protec Embrace Ajax Coaching System

Protec Head Coach Pete Edwards and Assistant Head Coach Dan Edwards were invited to spend time at the Ajax Coaching and Performance Centre in Holland in May 2013. Since returning Protec have put in place  a number of the Ajax coaching and performance methods along with their own coaching and philosopy on youth development, this […]

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Yasin Arai Signs for Stevenage

Under 11 Yasin Arai has signed for League One Stevenage FC. Yasin, who attended our Pre-Academy in Potters Bar for the past year was recommended by Protec for football trials at Reading, Watford FC and Stevenage FC. He will now start training with the League One club three days a week. Well done to Yasin […]

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Blesk Signs for Reading

Blesk Epinyong attended our development centre progarmme and his talent was noticed immediately. He was sent for football trials where he was offered a contract and has now become one of Reading FC Academy’s top eleven year olds, and is showing great potential to move forward with The Royals academy since joining from protec. Blesk […]

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Brothers Sign For Brentford

14 Year old Niki Tavares and his younger brother, 12 year old Marco, have BOTH signed contracts with Brentford FC. The boys attended our Advanced Development Centre in Potters Bar and after being recommended by Protec first to Reading and then to Brentford for football trials, the boys decided to sign with the Division One club […]

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Micheal Signs for Colchester

Micheal O’Donogue, who trialed and played for Reading FC Academy squad after being recommended by Protec, has continued to train at the Reading Development Centre and now has signed a professional contract with Colchester United. Michael is now playing regular U21 and reserve team football with the League One club. Are YOU a talented footballer? Apply for your […]

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Marty Gage Signs With Ipswich Town

Marty Gage has signed with Ipswich Town under 11 squad. Marty, who has been attending regular football training at Protec Pre Academy Development Centre in Potters Bar has has been one of our most consistent and solid players in his age group and was reccomended to a number of clubs by protec including Reading and […]

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Rahim signs for Reading Academy

Ten year old Rahim Wright-Keizer, joined the Protec  Development Centre and quickly progressed onto our Advanced player  programme He was recommended by protec for football trials at  Reading F.C who finally offered the pacey 10 year old a chance to sign for The Royals U11 Squad.  He will be playing against teams such as, Arsenal, […]

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Maxine Boardman signs for Chelsea

Maxine Boardman attended Protec Pre academy Advanced Development Centre and has now been signed by Chelsea FC Ladies Academy at u11. Maxine joined us a year ago and has come on in leaps and bounds in her playing. Well done from all at Protec.

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Yaw Turkson Signs for Reading

Yaw Turkson has signed for Reading Royals FC Academy. Yaw joined the London Development Centre 3 months ago and impressed the staff with his rapid improvement enough to be sent for trials. He reaped the benefits of his hard work and joins seven other players signed from the London Development Centre. If you have what […]

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Jordan greenridge Signs For Reading...

Jordan Greendridge has signed a contract with Reading FC Academy U15s after our showcase game at our London Pre Academy Development Centre where a number of scouts from Premiership and Championship clubs attended. jordan has now played over 30 games for the royals academy and is looking a sure prospect for the future. If you […]

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What’s Going On At Protec…

Here is all of the current news, including professional signings and players on trial 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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Talent I.D Trial 4 join Arsenal Pre Academy.

Protec,s first talent identification trial has seen four players invited to join Arsenal Pre academy, the boys who are all aged under twelve impressed the head coach from Arsenal Pre Academy along with two visiting scouts from Arsenal F.C. We will keep you updated on all of boys progress.  The next talent I.D trial is […]

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Two Protec Players on trial at Watford.

After a very successful game against Watford Academys under seven and under eight age groups 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 championship club in March We […]

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Emmanuel goes on trial at Liverpool.

  Protec Pre Academy player Emmanuel Ogerinde has secured a trial with Liverpoool F.C Academy under 14s, Emmanuel who has also been on trial with Arsenal has shown the potential for our head coach to recommend him to the merseyside club. Emmanuel has been with our pre Academy set up for the past 6 months […]

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Terry Venables visits Centre.

Terry Venables, 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 high demand for places at our […]

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Basilio signs for Reading Academy

We would like to congratulate Basilio Rieno an under ten who has just been signed for the Royals U10 Academy squad after spending six weeks on trial with the championship side. Basilio joined Protec in February and has worked hard on developing his skills at our pre academy sessions to earn himself trials at Arsenal […]

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Harvey signs for Reading Academy

Harvey Maunder has signed for The Royals under 11 squad after a successful six week football trial at the Madejski Centre. Harvey was part of our development centre programme for over a year working hard at his game to gain the opportunity for trial at reading academy. Harvey has now played in a number of […]

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Jacob Signs For West Ham

Under eight player Jacob Mazionis has signed for West Ham after a successful trial with The Hammers Academy. Jacob, who has been at our Pre-Academy Centre for the past six months had trials at Reading Academy and continued to work hard at his game, earning himself a six week trial with the Premiership club. Have […]

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Three go on trial at Chelsea.

Three of our Protec players have started trials with Chelsea, U8 zac Miles, cooper clark and u9 theo patel. All of the boys were spotted during a recent friendley game that protec played at chelsea,s West london development centre in February. All three boys attend our Pre academy sessions in Hertfordshire and have played in […]

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Jordan greenridge Signs For Reading.

Jordan Greendridge has signed a contract with Reading FC Academy U15s after our showcase game at our London Pre Academy Development Centre where a number of scouts from Premiership and Championship clubs attended. jordan has now played over 30 games for the royals academy and is looking a sure prospect for the future. If you […]

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Talent ID Trials

We are looking for players to trial for places at Pre academy age 5-9  and players age 10-13 for the Elite player programme. Both programmes are for players with exceptional ability who feel that they have been missed or overlooked by the current scouting or league system. Players identified from the trials with outstanding ability will have the opportunity to be recommended directly to a Category One (Premiership) club that we have close links with.  For others who are identified from the trials who may have the ability and could be seen to develop at a later stage will be given the chance to join either the pre Academy or Advanced player programme, where a number of players have gone on to sign for professional clubs at catagory 2 and 3.

Playing Criteria

If you are in age groups 5-9 a parent, guardian or coach must make the application on your behalf, At our younger age groups we are looking for players with exceptional talent and a willingness to learn. Age groups 10-13 must be playing at high level Saturday or Sunday league, District, County or on recommendation from your club coach or scout. Please put all relevant playing experience in the Additional information box at the bottom of the application form.

 Trials begin in May at our London/ Hertfordshire base.

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Why YOU Should Join Protec Football Academy…

Protec Football Academy is the UK’s leading provider of football trials, and soccer training for young footballers. With over 25 years in the business, there isn’t a top UK Football Club that has not heard of us!

We get football players seen and signed on football contracts with many leading football clubs. Protec operates Reading FC Advanced Development Centre, Protec Pre Academy and also holds the Franchise for Arsenal Soccer Schools in the Middlsex region.

Football Trials are taking place throughout the 2015 season in London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Liverpool and Manchester.