Football Trials

Do YOU dream of becoming a professional football player?

Do YOU have promising football skills, talent and want to take them further?

One of the best top Football Academies in the UK are looking for YOU! If you are aged from 5-16 and can travel, you can begin a journey that may change your life…

FREE Open Football Trials

Unlike many other football trial academies in the UK, football trials with Protec are FREE! Lots of other football trials organisations ask you (or your parents) to pay a fee just to attend a trial.

Protec are different; they offer FREE football trials to give you the opportunity to showcase your football skills. From there, players that show they have talent are invited to join the academy for ongoing professional football training and development.

Ultimately, this means YOU get to play football with other talented players and be scouted by professional football clubs, many of whom have close ties with Protec.

We are holding open trials for talented players throughout January and February 2015!

If you live in London,  Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire or are willing to travel apply for your football trial now!

Apply for your Football Trial Today!

You have Many types of choices of football trials to apply for:

Arsenal Soccer Schools Development & Advanced Centres

If you’re looking to improve your skills to get to the level of potentially joining an Advanced Football Centre, Protec offer their Progression and Development Centre training held at their highly successful Arsenal Soccer Schools sites in the Middlesex region. There are centres in Potters Bar, Barnet, Southgate, Finchley, Mill Hill, Wembley, Harrow and Ruislip. Players that show great talent at the Progression Centre are often invited to make the step up to attending the Advanced Centre, where a number of players have had the chance to trial and play for clubs in the premier and football league.

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Protec Pre-Academy

 

 

If you’re a skilled player, already playing at at least District, County, Elite Saturday/Sunday league level, then you should apply for Protec’s Pre-Academy, or Development centre trials.  Here you will receive twice a week UEFA qualified coaching of the highest standard and take part in games against some stiff competition with club scouts watching.The Pre Academy and development centre is diretley linked to premiership catagory one level and has seen  Many of  its squad members in a number of age groups go to sign contracts with premiership and league clubs!

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This could be YOU!

Klaudie signs for Crystal Palace.

Thursday 21 May 2015

Under 14 Protec player Klaudie Lolas has signed a two year contract with Premier league club Crystal Palace. Klaudie attended our protec Development and advanced centre in Hertfordshire where he worked hard on his game during the 2015 season resulting in trials at Reading and Crystal Palace…
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Ryan Signs for Arsenal Academy

Thursday 14 May 2015

U8 star Ryan Walsh pictured here with England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshire has played ten games for Arsenal Academy after a successful trial period and has now signed for Arsenal Academy u8 Squad! During these games, Ryan has scored a number of goals and assisted his team mates in many others…
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Marty signs for Norwich

Friday 8 May 2015

Under12 player Marty Gage has spent the past two years training with our coaches at Protec resulting in his hard work earning him trials at Arsenal as well as a season playing for Ipswich Academy…
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Four Players Join Arsenal Pre Academy.

Saturday 25 April 2015

Protec,s first talent identification trial has seen four players invited to join Arsenal Pre academy, the boys who are all aged under twelve impressed the head coach from Arsenal Pre Academy along with two visiting scouts from Arsenal F.C. We will keep you updated on all of boys progress.  The next talent I…
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Protec Player on trial at Liverpool Academy

Friday 6 February 2015

Under 14 player Mason Tunbridge from our Protec Pre Academy programme has been offered a trial at Liverpool Academy after being recommended by Protec .  Mason has been part of our protec pre Academy programme since 2014 and has worked hard to gain himself a trial with the premiership club…
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Niki offered Y.T.S at Brentford

Thursday 29 January 2015

Niki Tavares who has been with Brentford Academy for two years after  being referred by Protec has been offered a Y.T.S contract with  the championship club, Niki has played in the under 16 age group for most of the season and has made an impression as a solid centre back…
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Sinatra Antwi Signs For Norwich

Sunday 21 December 2014


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Basilio signs for Reading Academy

Saturday 13 December 2014

We would like to congratulate Basilio Rieno an under ten who has just been signed for the Royals U10 Academy squad after spending six weeks on trial with the championship side…
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Caleb Dennis signs for West Ham

Friday 10 October 2014

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…
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Sinatra Antwi on trial at Arsenal

Friday 3 October 2014

Sinatra Antwi who first joined  Protec in june was  fast tracked onto our Advanced training programme.  After working hard Sinatra made significant improvement before being  recomended for trial at  the Arsenal Academy by assistant head coach Dan Edwards…
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Who Are Protec Football Academy?

Protec have been in the business of discovering and training talented football players since 1996. As one of the top Football Academies in the UK, they have relationships with many top football clubs, with players getting signed on a regular basis.

Protec’s Head Coach, Pete Edwards, has worked with top Premiership football clubs Arsenal, Manchester City, Reading and Nottingham Forest. Alongside Pete is a team of dedicated UEFA qualified football coaches, all working to give YOU the best chance of a career in football.

Protec Football Academy run the player Development Centre for Reading FC, as well as running Arsenal Soccer Schools for the Middlesex region.