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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 in Potters Bar. After three months Caleb showed great improvement and was offered trials through Protec with […]

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Emmanuel plays for Arsenal under 14...

Emmanuel Ogunrinde who first joined our Arsenal Soccer Schools Middlesex Progression and Advanced Centres was  fast tracked onto Protec’s Pre Academy training programme.  After working hard Emmanuel made significant improvement before being  recomended for trial at  the Arsenal Academy by assistant head coach Dan Edwards. He will playing his first game for the Gunners Under14 […]

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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 over the last few weeks he has been playing in tournaments for the club against professional opposition. Well done to Tarik! Have you […]

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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 has played in a number of Academy games for The Royals and has notched up an astonishing Ten goals against professional opposition, with four goals in one game and a hat-trick in another. Well […]

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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. We […]

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Six Players on Trial at Arsenal Aca...

Six players from our Protec Pre Academy and Advanced centres 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. U7 josh Nicholls who started his trial in August and has now played his first […]

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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 Arsenal Middlesex Progression Centre 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 ten year olds, and is showing great potential to move forward with The Royals academy since joining from the Hertfordshure Centre. […]

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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 two year YTS 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 […]

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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 the 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 Arsenal 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 Arsenal and 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 […]

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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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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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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 over the last few weeks he has been playing in tournaments for the club against professional opposition. Well done to Tarik! Have you […]

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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 has played in a number of Academy games for The Royals and has notched up an astonishing Ten goals against professional opposition, with four goals in one game and a hat-trick in another. Well […]

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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. We […]

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Six Players on Trial at Arsenal Academy

Six players from our Protec Pre Academy and Advanced centres 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. U7 josh Nicholls who started his trial in August and has now played his first […]

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Ethan signs for Chelsea

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

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Protec Pre Academy

We are looking for players aged under 6 to under 12, 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 (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 and Arsenal Soccer Schools Middlesex progression and Advanced Centres.

Football Trials are taking place throughout  october and November in London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and venues throughout the South-East of England.