Girls & Disability PDC returns tonight

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Tonight sees the return of the Kent FA Girls & Disability PDC, running out of the Gallagher Stadium.   Registration is from 5PM with the session beginning at 5:30PM.

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Fixtures confirmed against Pro Direct Soccer

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to confirm February half term fixtures for a number of our age groups against the Pro Direct Soccer Academy.   Based at the magnificent Bearwood College near Wokingham, SEFA will take nine squads to Berkshire to face Pro Direct on Monday February 17.   We are looking forward to taking […]

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Kaiyne makes second Stones debut

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Well done to former SEFA Scholar Kaiyne Woolery who started for Maidstone United on Saturday.   Kaiyne, who returned to the Stones on loan on Friday, started for United as they demolished Hampton & Richmond 7-2 in front of 1,953 spectators.   He brought some much needed balance to the Maidstone right wing and played […]

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TRIAL NOW – SEFA Scholarship 2014

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to confirm the initial dates for players to trial with a view to joining the SEFA Scholarship programme for the 2014/15 season.   Our renowned Scholarship programme will be entering its fourth year and is stronger than ever, running out of three centres and taking part in regular fixtures against […]

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Kaiyne returns to the Stones on loan

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Former SEFA Scholar Kaiyne Woolery has returned to former club Maidstone United on loan from Tamworth.   The former Scholar, who graduated from our Swadelands Centre in the summer of 2013, is set to go straight into the Stones squad for their home game against Hampton & Richmond tomorrow.   The pacy wideman will get […]

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Scholars to face Wales and Cardiff

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The Soccer Elite FA Scholars’ superb fixtures programme continues with upcoming games against Wales Schools and Cardiff City.   The Scholars will kick off a two day trip on February 27 when they face Premier League side Cardiff City.   Then a day later they will face Wales Schools as they prepare for the Centenary […]

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Gills Academy Manager to take SEFA sessions

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Soccer Elite FA will welcome Darren Hare to take sessions at their Maplesden Noakes Centre this Friday evening.   The Gillingham Academy Manager will be covering for Andy Hessenthaler, who will be watching his son Jake who is set to play for the Gills in their televised game at Brentford.   Darren comes with a […]

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Scholars make debuts with Ryman clubs

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Well done to SEFA Scholars Mikey Dalton and Aaron Simpson who have recently made their debuts for Ryman League clubs.   Combative central midfielder Mikey made his bow for Leatherhead in their Surrey Senior Cup victory against Camberley, playing 45 minutes in the 3-1 win.   Meanwhile, 16-year-old Aaron made his debut for Whitstable Town […]

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Maidstone Scaffolding partnership continues

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Our thanks goes to Maidstone Scaffolding who continue to sponsor our community programme and our Holiday Soccer Schools at the Gallagher Stadium.   With a portfolio of 11 schools already part of Soccer Elite‚Äôs community program via breakfast, lunch and after school clubs that enable children to take part in football and multi-skills activities, with […]

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Sandmann signs up with SEFA

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A welcome to Mike Sandmann who has joined the Soccer Elite FA coaching team from Pro Soccer Academy.   The UEFA A licensed coach has begun work at both our Gallagher Stadium Elite Development Programme and our Friday night Advanced Academy at Maplesden Noakes.   A full time coach with the Dover Athletic Academy, Mike […]

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SEFA Scholars make county final

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Well done to the SEFA Scholars who are part of the Kent Schools Under 18 side who have made the final of the Inter County Trophy.   Kent beat Humberside 4-2 at the Kings Hill Sports Park on Saturday to book their place in the final at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.   They will face […]

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Scholars to face Southampton

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Soccer Elite FA’s superb Scholars fixtures programme continues at apace with Premier League Southampton the latest club to agree to a fixture.   The Scholars will travel to the Saints’ magnificent Staplewood training ground on February 18th to take on their Under 18 side.   Following on from games against Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers, […]

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Hessy to make appearance at EDP

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Our Wednesday night Gallagher Stadium Elite Development Programme continues to go from strength to strength with Andy Hessenthaler coming in to take a session this coming Wednesday.   The Gillingham legend will work with our Year 6 and 7 group – with the boys and girls within the group sure to benefit from Andy’s Football […]

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SEFA Scholar makes England squad

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A massive congratulations to SEFA Scholar Josh Woolley who has made the England Schools Under 18 squad.   Following a rigorous trial process that began back in October of last year, Josh has been selected for the squad that will take part in the Centenary Shield against Scotland, Wales, Ireland and Northern Ireland later this […]

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GALLERY: Scholars enjoy Blackburn experience

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Well done to the SEFA Scholars who travelled North yesterday to face Championship side Blackburn Rovers.   The Scholars travelled up to Rovers’ superb Brockhall Training Ground early yesterday before playing in a 11:30am kick off.   After a superb first period, the SEFA lads went into half time at 0-0, although unfortunately the final […]

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Play like the stars with the SEFA Soccer School

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SEFA’s February Half Term Soccer School at the Gallagher Stadium will give players the opportunity to ‘Play like the stars’ thanks to our relaunched three day programme.   Players attending the event will now get the chance to emulate the skills performed by the world’s greatest players, with each day of the school focussing on […]

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Under 7s create a stir in Brighton

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Well done to our Soccer Elite FA Under 7s who impressed against Brighton & Hove Albion last night.   Six SEFA boys travelled to play the Seagulls at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy, located in the shadow of the magificent Amex Stadium in Falmer.   The lads played in a round robin tournament against three […]

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GALLERY: Colne Community School 2-1 SEFA Scholars

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The SEFA Scholars bowed out of the English Schools Trophy at the last 16 stage after losing 2-1 to Colne Community School (Colne Football Academy). Here are the pick of the pictures from the day…                     For the full gallery please see our Flickr site.

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SEFA School Club offer

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Soccer Elite FA are looking for more schools to join their thriving School Club programme.   We are offering any interested schools the opportunity of two totally free breakfast, lunchtime or after school sessions.   Soccer Elite FA are renowned for their fun and engaging coaching style, helping all players to whatever standard to improve […]

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Academies return from today

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A big welcome back to all our players as we reopen our Academies from today after the Christmas break.   Tonight sees the return of our Development Centres at Maplesden Noakes and Swadelands.   Then on Wednesday, we head to the Gallagher Stadium for our Maidstone United PDC and EDP, as well as relaunching our […]

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Josh attends final England trials

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Good luck to SEFA Scholar Josh Woolley who on Friday travelled to Lilleshall to take part in the final trial for a place in the England Schoolboys squad.   Josh will this weekend battle alongside 31 other hopefuls for one of nineteen available squad spaces at the magnificent Lilleshall National Sports Centre.   A centre […]

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Countdown to relaunched SEFA Performance continues

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Burn off those Christmas calories with Soccer Elite FA’s relaunched Performance Programme at the Gallagher Stadium! 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 […]

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English Schools tie set for Monday

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The SEFA Scholars’ English Schools Trophy last sixteen game against the Colne Community School will be played this Monday 13 January.   The fixture against the Colchester-based school will kick off at 1PM with both teams vying for a place in the quarter finals of the competition. The final will be held at Villa Park.

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100 days until Milan

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The countdown to our tour to Milan is well and truly on with just 100 days until we head to the Italian city.   On April 17 over 100 Soccer Elite FA players from Under 9 to Under 18 will head to the Accademia Calcio FC (affiliated to Internazionale) training complex to play in the […]

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Scholars to visit Blackburn

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The SEFA Scholars’ exciting fixture programme continues with an away game against Blackburn Rovers Under 17s.   The lads will head north on January 14 to face the Championship side at their state of the art Brockhall Training Ground.   The fixture follows quickly in the footsteps of the Scholars’ game against Leeds United, with […]

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SEFA looking for local fixtures

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Soccer Elite FA are looking for fixtures against local sides from Under 7 to Under 10 on Saturday mornings.   Games would take place at one of our superb 3G facilities at Maplesden Noakes or the brand new Kings Hill Sports Park.   For more information or to arrange a fixture, please contact Kieran Culleton […]

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SEFA 7s and 8s visit Brighton

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SEFA Under 7 and 8s’ exciting fixtures programme continues this January with games against Brighton & Hove Albion.   On Tuesday 14 January, our Under 7s will travel to face the Seagulls at the Brighton Aldridge Community Academy.   Then a day later our Under 8s will play Albion at the Shoreham Academy.   Both […]

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Beardo joins SEFA full time

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Welcome to Soccer Elite FA coach Simon Beard who is joining us on a full time basis this new year.   Beardo, who originally joined our coaching team in 2012, has been a stalwart at our Swadelands centre for the last eighteen months and will now also be in the SEFA office daily.   Simon […]

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Academy sessions return January 13

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Please be reminded that our Academy sessions return on the week commencing Monday 13 January.   There are no Academy sessions this week (Monday 6 – Saturday 11 January).   FULL DETAILS OF RETURNING DATES Monday Development Centre (Maplesden Noakes, Swadelands) – January 13 Wednesday PDC, EDP and Performance (Gallagher Stadium) – January 15 Friday […]

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SEFA celebrate partnership with game against Kent FA

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Soccer Elite FA will face the Kent FA this Friday in a game to celebrate the growing partnership between the two organisations.   Taking place at the Gallagher Stadium with a 7:30PM kick off, the teams will be primarily made up of existing SEFA and Kent FA staff – with both sides having a couple […]

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