We are looking for players who feel they have a high level of skill and playing ability who are aged 6-u14 that may have been released from a professional club or play at District, County, Elite Saturday or Sunday league level football.
What type of player are we looking for? Quite simply; talent. We understand that players come in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of strengths and weaknesses. We take into account a player’s technical, tactical, physical attributes, as well as looking at relative age effect.
If your application is successful you will receive an email from us with all information and a trial date to attend a free football trial at one of our training centres that is closest to you there are 6 centres that you can attend in London or Hertfordshire. Applications are not limited and are open to anyone in the U.K who is also willing to travel. The sessions take place on weekday evenings from 5.30- 8.00 pm. and Saturday mornings from 9-11am. You must be fully committed as we receive a high volume of applicants, not all applications will be successful and we do not accept trialists on the day.
If you are under the age of 14 a parent or guardian should apply on your behalf, for our young visitors aged 6-u11 all information on football trials with us can be found on our Pre Academy Page for players age 10-14 visit the 10-14 page. we also have talent I.D days that we hold throughout the year at age groups 12-14 visit the 12-14 talent I.D Page. For age groups 14-16 visit the 14-16 talent I.D page. ( dates to be arranged) you can apply from your age group page or from the apply button above.
If succesful you will be joining with our existing training age groups and be trained by our U.E.F.A qualified coaches.
There are also specialist Goalkeeper sessions in all age groups. All coaching sessions are one hour 30 minutes in duration.
Players that are identified from the initial free trial or weekly training sessions at one of our development centres with outstanding ability will be asked to attend our advanced player programme for a period of up to ten weeks where premiership And football league club scouts attend on a weekly basis. A number of our players have trialed and some have recently signed for Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, West ham, Q.P.R and Fulham
There are currently a number of boys on trial with top Premiership and league clubs after joining our programme - If you think you have the ability to become a professional then protec is the place to be…Apply Now!