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Rene Steer Joins Protec Staff

Ex Arsenal professional Rene Steer has joined the Protec coaching team; Rene who started his career at Arsenal signing a professional contract in 2007  is now coaching and developing our younger protec players aged 7-12. He is a U.E.F.A Qualified coach – Rene will be working in our North and North West London Protec centres.

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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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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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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...

Five players from our Protec pre Academy advanced centre have been selected to go on trial with Arsenal, u11 Hannes wimmer,  u8 players  Ryan Walsh, Ellis Mcwilliams, Aaron Nour, and Hodge Macdonald are all attending training at Arsenal Academy. we will keep you updated on all of the boys progress. Our Protec Pre Academy and […]

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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 10 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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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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New Centres Opening Soon

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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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 Academy

Five players from our Protec pre Academy advanced centre have been selected to go on trial with Arsenal, u11 Hannes wimmer,  u8 players  Ryan Walsh, Ellis Mcwilliams, Aaron Nour, and Hodge Macdonald are all attending training at Arsenal Academy. we will keep you updated on all of the boys progress. Our Protec Pre Academy and […]

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Ethan joins Chelsea

Eight year old Ethan Wenayeto has joined Chelsea FC development. The eight year old, who has been regularly attending our protec pre Academy and Advanced Development Centre programme was snapped up after being invited to attend sessions at Chelsea FC  at Cobham. He will now start full-time training at Chelsea Development and can look forward […]

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Protec Pre Academy

We are looking for players aged under 6 to under 14, with a view to joining  our  Pre Academy squads where you will get the opportunity to play against professional Development and Academy teams in coached games throughout the season. A number of boys who have progressed from  the Pre Academy  have signed for professional clubs this season.

Joining this program is by invitation only and gives you the opportunity to play alongside others of the same ability and age. You will be trained Twice per week by our team of UEFA qualified coaches in all aspects of the game where affordable (Weekly session charges apply).

This is a unique opportunity to showcase your talent in training and playing in games where a club scout will be present. This will not interfere with playing for your Sunday or school teams, the programme is designed to improve and develop your talents further. To find out more on how you can apply visit our Pre Academy page.

Why YOU Should Join Protec Football Academy…

Protec Football Academy is the UK’s leading provider of football trials, soccer training and educational courses 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 and venues throughout the South-East of England.