ESPFA launched
ESPFA ESPFA launched By James Gordon

The Northern Premier League Football Academy (NPLFA), the Southern League Football Academy (SLFA) and the Isthmian League Football Academy (ILFA) have today merged to become the Education and Semi-Professional Football Academy (ESPFA).

New era for NPL education academy
ESPFA New era for NPL education academy By James Gordon

The NPL are delighted to announce it has agreed an exclusive two-year partnership with Eliteform who currently manage the League education academy programme.

NPLFA continues online
ESPFA NPLFA continues online By James Gordon

The NPL Football Academy is still delivering its education programmes online during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Jefferson makes it 60 for NPLFA
ESPFA Jefferson makes it 60 for NPLFA By James Gordon

Widnes’ Matthew Jefferson became the 60th NPL Football Academy student to make his first team debut at the weekend.

Dudley is 46th NPLFA debutant
ESPFA Dudley is 46th NPLFA debutant By James Gordon

Harry Dudley has become the 46th NPLFA player to make his first team debut.

Former NPLFA student makes Football League debut
ESPFA Former NPLFA student makes Football League debut By James Gordon

Former Mickleover Sports' starlet Morgan Williams made his Football League debut for Coventry City on Tuesday night.

NPL Academy trials in February
ESPFA NPL Academy trials in February By James Gordon

The February half term trial dates have been arranged and are an opportunity for current year 11 and 12 students to showcase their talents with a view to joining the Northern Premier League Football Academy from September 2019.

NPLFA winter trial dates
ESPFA NPLFA winter trial dates By James Gordon

The ‘Winter Trial’ dates have been arranged and are an opportunity for current year 10, 11 and 12 students to showcase their talents with a view to joining the Northern Premier League Football Academy from September 2019.

Skelmersdale join NPL Football Academy
Skelmersdale United Skelmersdale join NPL Football Academy By James Gordon

EVO-STIK League West Division side Skelmersdale United have become the 18th club to join the NPL Football Academy.

Finn becomes 42nd NPLFA graduate
ESPFA Finn becomes 42nd NPLFA graduate By James Gordon

Finn Parkin is the latest NPLFA student to progress to the first team.

Hurd is latest NPLFA senior product
ESPFA Hurd is latest NPLFA senior product By James Gordon

Jack Hurd became the 39th Northern Premier League Football Academy player to make his senior team debut earlier this week.

Nathan Preston
ESPFA Nathan Preston By James Gordon

The EVO-STIK League would like to pass on its condolences to the friends and family of NPL Football Academy student Nathan Preston, who has tragically passed away from cancer.

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