SEFA Scholar in England trials

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Good luck to SEFA Scholar Josh Woolley who this weekend is taking part in England Schoolboy trials at Lilleshall.   Josh is one of 64 remaining trialists, and is one of the few players not attached to a professional club remaining in the process.   Josh will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of […]

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Jason Brown signs for the O’s

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Jason Brown, who has been associated with Soccer Elite FA for past three months has secured a coaching role back within the professional game. The former Gillingham goalkeeper has joined the Leyton Orient coaching staff, which alongside his rolling association with Welsh FA, will take up the majority of his time.   This is great […]

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Ben makes the grade at Millwall

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Congratulations to Soccer Elite FA Under 12 player Ben Bennett who this week has signed with Millwall. Ben, who has been with SEFA for two years, had been on trial with the south London club for the last month and signed on the dotted line on Tuesday.   The attacking midfielder, who combined his time […]

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Countdown to Leeds continues

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The excitement around the SEFA’s Scholars trip to play Leeds United is building, with less than 48 hours until the showpiece fixture. Eighteen Scholars, along with coaching staff Lee Spiller and Andy Hessenthaler, will set off for Yorkshire from Maplesden Noakes tomorrow at 11am.   The party will be making the journey north on our […]

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Scholars drawn at home in Schools Trophy

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Soccer Elite FA’s Scholars will have home advantage for their last 32 game in the English Schools Trophy. The lads have been drawn at home to either the Wilsons School, of Sutton, Surrey, or the Richard Hale School of Lea Valley, Hertfordshire.   Wilsons will host Richard Hale tomorrow to determine who will face SEFA […]

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SEFA Under 7s to play Chelsea

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Soccer Elite FA will take four Under 7 teams to play Premier League giants Chelsea this December. On December 9, a Maidstone United & Soccer Elite FA PDC/EDP team and a Saturday Academy team will take on Chelsea Development squads in Sidcup.   Then, on December 21, we will then take a squad to play […]

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SEFA Scholars to face Leeds United

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The Soccer Elite FA Scholars will travel to north next week to face Yorkshire giants Leeds United.   In a landmark showpiece fixture, the Scholars will head up the A1 on Wednesday before taking on the Championship side at their prestigious Thorp Arch training ground on Thursday at 1pm.   In recent years, the Leeds […]

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Scholars reach last 32 of Schools Cup

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SEFA’s Scholars are through to the last 32 of the English Schools Cup after beating Woodcote High School 4-0. The Scholars comfortably dispatched the Croydon-based school and are now part of the select group of 32 teams to still be in the tournament, having made it through from an initial pool of over 500.   […]

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This week: SEFA Scholarship Open Evenings

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This Tuesday and Thursday sees our SEFA Scholarship Open Evenings at Maplesden Noakes and Swadelands for boys currently in school year 11. SEFA’s Scholarship programme offers the ultimate opportunity to combine post-16 education with daily football training from some of the best coaches around.   Taking place at Maplesden Noakes on Tuesday from 7-9PM, and […]

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SEFA U8s shine on trip to Charlton

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Soccer Elite FA’s Under 8s travelled to Charlton Athletic’s Sparrows Lane training ground on Friday night to play against a handful of the Championship side’s academy players. Under the heat of the indoor dome, the SEFA boys thrived on the experience and played some exceptional football; attacking with speed and creating plenty of chances in […]

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Milan and Verviers Update

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The next key communication regarding our 2014 tours to Milan and Verviers will be sent to parents who have paid their deposits on 29 November. In the meantime, in order to ease the squeeze ahead of the holiday season we can confirm that no further payments for the tours will be required this side of […]

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SEFA Performance moves to Gallagher Stadium

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to confirm the full details of our relaunched Performance programme. Under the stewardship of Performance Head Coach Colin Moore, from 15 January 2014 our Performance Programme will move to the magnificent Gallagher Stadium on Wednesday evenings.   Two sessions will run every Wednesday, the first from 5 to 6PM for […]

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Josh and Charlie fall short in FA Youth Cup

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Commiserations to Soccer Elite FA Scholars Josh Woolley and Charlie Gray whose club sides have been knocked out of the FA Youth Cup by Football League opposition. In a close game at Roots Hall, Josh Woolley’s Maidstone United were defeated 3-2 by League Two outfit Southend United. After falling two goals behind early on, the […]

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SEFA staff check out Milan

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Soccer Elite FA staff Tony Browne and Stuart Bell visited Milan last week ahead of our tour in April 2013. Their two day stay at one of football’s great cities saw them visit our accommodation, the Expo Fiera Hotel, Pero, as well making a stop at the home of Accademia Calcio, whose vast football complex […]

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Jason Brown Elite Goalkeeper Sessions

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce the precise details of our partnership with former Gillingham and Wales international goalkeeper Jason Brown. The cornerstone of the partnership will see Jason leading bespoke goalkeeper sessions for Soccer Elite FA, taking place on Wednesdays at the magnificent Gallagher Stadium. Sessions for Under 7s – Under 11s will […]

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Scholars storm into sixth round of English Schools Cup

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Soccer Elite FA’s Scholars have made the sixth round of the English Schools Cup after beating Great Baddow High School 11-0 at Maplesden Noakes.   Hat tricks from Ellis Iandolo and Greg Skinner (pictured above) accounted for over half of the goals, with the former’s three goals coming in a remarkable 23 minute spell in […]

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