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SEFA U11s face Charlton

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Soccer Elite FA will take a side to face Charlton Athletic on Wednesday 9 November. The squad will be led by SEFA Director of Coaching Lee Spiller.

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FREE SATURDAY PRE-ACADEMY INTRODUCTION SESSIONS

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to offer players in Reception and Year 1 (as of September 2016) FREE introductory sessions to our SEFA Saturday Pre-Academy starting this September.     Our Saturday Pre-Academy programme utilises similar sessions used across all our Academy tiers, providing the foundation for all our young stars to grow into the […]

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FREE MINI KICKERS SESSIONS THIS HALF TERM

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to announce FREE Mini Kicker session this April Half Term. The session will run from 12pm – 12:45pm on Thursday 7th April at Maplesden Noakes, during the lunch time hour of our Elite Training and Conditioning Camp.   The renowned Soccer Elite FA Mini Kickers programme is specifically designed to […]

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VACANCY: Media support Student

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Soccer Elite FA are looking for a Media Support Student to work alongside our media & marketing team. Apply here by filling in the form below;

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SEFA launch Girls Soccer School

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce the running of a girls Soccer School this Easter Holiday.   The Soccer School will take place on Tuesday 29th March at the superb Maidstone YMCA 3G facility. It is open to girls of all abilities in years R-7.   Soccer Elite FA’s Lee Radford said: “We are […]

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Josh joins up with Millwall

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to announce that Scholar Josh Wisson has joined Millwall on trial.   Wisso will join up with the Lions’ under 18s this week as he looks to earn a deal with the South London club.   The trial follows on from Josh’s selection in the England under 18 schoolboy squad […]

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SEFA line up Leyton Orient

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to announce an under 16 fixture with Leyton Orient.   The showcase fixture will take place at the superb Harlow Arena, offering both teams the opportunity to play in a stadium environment on the venue’s fantastic artificial pitch.   The game has been arranged following a very impressive performance from […]

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SEFA Lionesses leave for LA

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Good luck to SEFA ladies Alessia Russo and Katie Startup who are heading to the United States this weekend with England Under 17s.   Both ladies are in the Three Lions squad to take part in the U17 Women’s NTC Invitational, a friendly tournament which also involves Japan, South Korea and the hosts USA.   […]

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Charlie checks in at Chelsea

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Soccer Elite FA are proud to announce that Swadelands under 8 player Charlie Bell has been offered a two year contract with Chelsea.   Charlie, from Snodland, will formally sign to become a Chelsea player in March and follows in the footsteps of his sister Taylor in signing for a professional club; Taylor joined the […]

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SEFA WELCOME STEVE BUTLER

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted and excited to welcome Gillingham legend Steve Butler to our coaching staff.     Steve will be best remembered by Gillingham fans for his heroics in the 2000 play off final against Wigan where he scored the equaliser before Andy Thompson dramatically scored the winner to send the Gills into […]

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PRE TOUR PRESENTATION DATE ANNOUNCED

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  With the countdown to #SEFAinBarca very much on we are excited to announce that our pre tour presentation will be held at The Mecure Hotel, Hollingbourne on Wednesday 10th February.   From 7pm – 8:30pm we will bring you all the details about travel, accommodation, tournament rules and itineraries and, of course, the much anticipated team […]

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FREE PLAYER DEVELOPMENT DAY

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Soccer Elite FA are excited to announce a FREE Player Development Day at The Homelands Stadium, Ashford on Friday 19th February from 10am – 3pm.     The day will provide an insight to the academy sessions at SEFA – where players will focus on key areas of the game such as 1 v 1s, […]

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WISSO BACK WITH ENGLAND THIS WEEK

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SEFA Scholar Josh Wisson returns to England school boy duty this weekend as he travels up to Lilleshall National Sports Centre to meet up with he peers form across the country.     Josh, who recently was successful in the nationwide selection process, will take part in a 2 day training programme before the squad […]

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MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION

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We are delighted to announce the launch of the UK’s first bi-monthly academy magazine. The magazine will feature how our young players have progressed to pros, the development pathway, our academy philosophy, training drills, player nutrition, interviews, kit, equipment and the latest player technology. Subscribe now to the new digital magazine by filling in the […]

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SEFA LIONESSES SET TO TRAVEL TO LA

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SEFA and England U17 pair Alessia Russo and Katie Startup are set to travel to Los Angeles to compete in the NTC Invitational Cup. England U17 manager John Griffiths will take his side to Los Angeles in February for matches against Japan, South Korea and the host nation, USA. The round-robin competition, known as the ‘U17 […]

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SEFA COACHES CHANGE ROLES

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2016 see’s a couple of changes to the SEFA staff both on and off the pitch. Head Coach, and former SEFA player, Ryan Croucher has been the face of our Swadelands and our newly formed Ashford centre has now stepped aside to take full charge of our Fixtures Program. Taking Ryan’s place is Kieran Culleton who […]

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FREE SCHOOL SESSIONS

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Soccer Elite are delighted to offer free football coaching sessions to schools across Kent. 2016 see’s us celebrate 10 years of working with players of all abilities within the local area and to commemorate this milestone, the SEFA team will be working with the local community more than ever! All of the sessions use the […]

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2016 FIXTURE PROGRAM KICKS OFF WITH A BANG

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Last week saw our illustrious fixtures program in 2016 kick off with no fewer than 5 SEFA squads travelling to London to face academy teams from Millwall and Leyton Orient FC.     Head coaches Kieran Culleton, Ryan Croucher and Nathan White took the U8s – U11’s to The Den in Bermondsey to face the […]

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CONGRATULATIONS ASHFORD UNITED

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Congratulations to Ashford United FC after their 2-1 win on Saturday booked their place into the last 16 of the FA Vase. Danny Lye’s men had to come from behind after Newport Isle of White FC took the lead after only 6 minutes before Shaun Welford equalised only 2 minutes later. Victory was finally sealed 5 minutes […]

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WISSO MAKES IT 3 IN A ROW

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Everyone at Soccer Elite FA would like to congratulate SEFA Scholar Josh Wisson for being called up to England School Boys of this years Centenary Shield. After Aaron Simpson made the squad last season, before signing a professional contract with Wolverhampton Wanderers, and now-semi-professional player Josh Woolley also represented the 3 lions the season beforo, […]

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Mini Kickers sessions return to Beechwood

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As the Soccer Elite FA Mini Kickers program continues to grow we are happy to bring you yet more football fun at Beechwood Community Hall. Young players from the age of 2 – 4 years old can now enjoy 45 minutes of football fun from 10:15am – 11am every Tuesday morning. Parents, dress appropriately because […]

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SEFA fixtures kick off in 2016

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Our 2016 fixtures program kicks off this week as we look forward to taking squads from U8 – U11 to two of pro clubs in London.   On Tuesday SEFA U9’s travel to The Lions Centre to face Millwall, whilst our U10’s travel to East London to face Leyton Orient. Whilst Wednesday and Thursday see’s players […]

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SEFA Travel To Arsenal Soccer Schools

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After a week of announcing 2 fixtures already, we are delighted to announce that Soccer Elite will travel to Arsenal Soccer Schools this February to take part in a fixtures festival.       Arsenal Soccer Schools have been running programmes since 1985, starting in the Club’s local community in orth London. With Arsene Wenger’s side high flyers […]

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Wisso set for England trials

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Everyone at Soccer Elite FA would like to wish good luck to SEFA Scholar Josh Wisson as he travels up to Lilleshall for England school trials today.  Josh recently impressed in the SEFA Scholars fixture against Norwich City at Harlow Town’s Harlow Arena last month and is understandably excited about the weekend ahead. “I’m excited […]

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SEFA Take On Chelsea Development

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Soccer Elite are excited to announce another addition to our illustrious fixtures program in 2016.   On Monday the 15th of February, sides from Premier League Champions Chelsea will descend on Swadelands to face a selection of our U7 – U11 squads.   This is another fantastic opportunity for our players to test themselves against one of the […]

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Star Meadow Academy launches this Friday

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After massive demand we are excited to announce the launch of our Elite Academy sessions this Friday at Star Meadow, Gillingham. Following a trio of successful and hugely popular trial sessions we are happy to welcome a selection of players from Year 2 – Year 4 and Year 8 – Year 10. With players from […]

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SEFA join Snapchat

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To celebrate approaching our 10th anniversary, Soccer Elite FA have this week launched on Snapchat to provide players and parents with even more behind-the-scenes content and bring SEFA closer to you than ever before!     Snapchat, a photo and video sharing platform, is the latest addition to the academy’s social media presence – which already includes Twitter, Facebook, Instagram […]

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Soccer Elite FA Vs Leyton Orient

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce our first pro club fixture of 2016 as a selection of our U10’s travel to Leyton Orient on the 12th of January.       The East London club are well in the race for the play offs this season with former Scholarship manager Andy Hessenthaler now first team […]

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SEFA Return to Maidstone Y.M.C.A

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Soccer Elite are excited to announce our return to The YMCA in Maidstone in 2016.  Soccer Elite are excited to announce our return to The YMCA in Maidstone in 2016. Each and every Wednesday, come and join the SEFA team at the following times.       Mini-Kickers (ages 2-4) – 2pm – 2:45pm 4-5 […]

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SEFA charged for Cambridge

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce fixtures with Cambridge United.   Teams from our new Ashford centre will face the U’s in February in the under 12 to under 16 age groups.   Ashford Head Coach Ryan Croucher said: “We are delighted to travel to play against Cambridge in what is a great fixture […]

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Gillingham Saturday Academy Free Sessions

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce we will be running 3 FREE taster sessions for players in Year R, 1 and 2 at our fantastic Gillingham Saturday Academy.   The free sessions will take place on the 28th November, 5th December and the 12th December at our Star Meadow centre between 10.30am – 11.30am. […]

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Ashford Goalkeeper Academy Announced

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce the formation of a Goalkeeper Academy at our Ashford Centre.   The goalkeepers will be based out of the Homelands Stadium and will take place on Monday evenings.   There are two dates coming up for all goalkeepers to trial and sample the renowned SEFA goalkeeping experience.   […]

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SEFA Partner With DW Sports Stores

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to announce a partnership with DW Sports Stores.   As part of the deal, all SEFA Academy players are entitled to 10% off purchases made at DW’s stores in Maidstone and Chatham.   SEFA Director Lee Spiller said “We are absolutely delighted to go into partnership with DW Sports.   […]

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SEFA Scholarship 2016 Trial Dates

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce their Scholarship trial dates at Maplesden Noakes and Swadelands.   <align=center>   Our trials give potential Scholars the opportunity to see first hand the unique SEFA experience which includes full size 3G playing surfaces for training and home games, use of the latest and best training equipment, full […]

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SEFA bouncing for Brighton

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce fixtures against Brighton & Hove Albion’s academy from under 8 to under 12.   Players from across our centres will face The Seagulls during October and November.   All games will take place at Albion’s superb training ground – the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre.   “I […]

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Keeper Wars returns this month

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce the return of the SEFA Keeper Wars.   This fantastic competition will take place on Tuesday August 27th at the Maidstone YMCA.   It is open to both goalkeepers and outfield players Years 3-10 will take part from 10am-12pm.   At just £20 per player to enter this […]

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King of the Academy

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After a successful summer event King of the Academy returns this October at the Maidstone YMCA.   The King of the Academy will take place on October 26th at the Maidstone YMCA. It is open to players in years 2-7 (as of September 2015).   The event will run from 10am-12pm.   The King of […]

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SEFA look forward to Liverpool

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Soccer Elite FA are ecstatic to announce fixtures against Liverpool.   SEFA will take players from under 7 to under 9 to face the Premier League giants on Saturday November 21st.   The games will mark the fourth season in a row that we have been invited to play the Reds at their magnificent academy. […]

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Ashford Fixtures Festival

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to announce a fixtures festival at our superb new Ashford centre.   The festival, which is running for under 7, 8 and 9 teams, will take place on Saturday October 31st on the magnificent brand new 3G pitch at the Homelands Stadium, Ashford.   Registration is at 9am with kick […]

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SEFA Ashford Academy

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Soccer Elite FA Academy in Ashford was launched in October 2016 and is fast becoming one of the strongest centres around with an abundance of talented outfield players and goalkeepers.     The Academy is based at the brand new FIFA Two Star graded 3G pitch at the Homelands Stadium. The FIFA Two Star grading […]

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Swadelands duo get Lashings Call Up

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Good luck to SEFA Scholars Charlie Dickens and Tommy Fagg who today are playing for the legendary Lashings football team.   Charlie and Tommy will line up alongside legends including internationals Des Walker, Phil Babb and Luther Blissett as Lashings take on Cleethorpes Town this afternoon.   Also in the squad is SEFA coach Nicky […]

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Gillingham Academy

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Following the success of our first Gillingham Academy taster session we are pleased to confirm a further free session taking place this Friday.   The session takes place at our new Gillingham home, Star Meadow, on Friday with years 2-4 taking part from 4:45-6:00pm and years 5-7 playing from 6:15-7:30pm.   SEFA Head Coach Lee […]

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MINI KICKERS PROGRAMME

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The renowned Soccer Elite FA Mini Kickers programme is specifically designed to give young players from the age of 2-4 years old the very best introduction to football. Sessions incorporate fun sessions and games working on players’ fundamental movements, coordination and basic football skills such as dribbling and striking the ball. Soccer Elite FA are […]

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Goodbye Kieran

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Soccer Elite FA says goodbye this week as Kieran Culleton heads to the United States to take up a new coaching role.   Kieran leaves on Friday and is heading for Texas where he will coach the Texas Rush under 12s, 13s, 14s and 18s. Rush’s regular opponents include MLS sides Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, […]

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Tolly and Rory Head to America

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Good luck to SEFA Scholars Tolly Beatson and Rory Head who are heading to the USA to start Soccer Scholarships.   Tolly and Rory will be attending Barton College, North Carolina and the New York Institute of Technology respectively.   Tolly, a technically gifted play-makers, and Rory, a combative midfielder / right-sided player, fly out […]

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SEFA Summer

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to confirm the full line up of SEFA Summer events taking place this August.   Taking place at the Maidstone YMCA and Star Meadow Gillingham, we will be running Technical Workshops, Mini Kickers sessions, King of the Academy and Keeper Wars.   Our free Mini Kickers taster sessions give new […]

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SEFA announce free technical workshops

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Soccer Elite FA are delighted to announce FREE Technical Workshops for Mini Kickers, Year R, 1 and 2 players.   The Workshops will take place on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th August, and are open to both SEFA and non SEFA players at the fantastic Maidstone YMCA 3G facility.   The workshops will focus on […]

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Free Mini Kickers taster sessions this August

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We are pleased to announce four days of free Mini Kickers taster sessions later this August.   Sessions will take place at Star Meadow, Gillingham, on August 12-13 and August 26-27 from 12-12:45pm.   Our Mini Kickers sessions, open to boys and girls aged 2-4, have gone down a storm since their inception earlier this […]

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SEFA start up at Star Meadow

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Soccer Elite FA are excited to announce the launch of a new Advanced Academy venue at Star Meadow in Gillingham.   From September SEFA will be running weeknight and Saturday Academy sessions on the venue’s superb 3G surface.   Sessions for years 2-5 will run on Mondays, while sessions for years 6-7 will take place […]

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Sandling Partnership Announced

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SEFA Launch new partnership with Sandling School   Soccer Elite FA are pleased to announce that from September 2015 we will be running and after school club at Sandling Primary school. Along with the new club, SEFA have provided the school with a brand new free Nike kit for the school team to wear.   […]

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