Aged 8 - Signed by West Ham
Alfie was a regular attendee of our holiday course and shone instantly, showing us his technical ability and 1v1 prowess. Alfie then went on to train in our Development Centre where he trained an age group above himself as we looked to stretch him at every possible opportunity.
Alfie was invited to train with both Arsenal and West Ham and it was the later that Alfie decided to join and he is looking forward to a very bright future at the football club.
Aged 10 - Signed by Leyton Orient
Beau was someone who was a pleasure to work with every week, a fantastic attitude which shone through to all those who coached him. Beau was with our Academy for a short while before being given the opportunity to play against the O's, as performance that good he was offered to sign for the club there and then!
Praise indeed as he is now moving up to U11s for the current 2018/19 season.
U10 - Signed by Ipswich Town
Ben Chivers was signed by Ipswich under 10’s in January 2019.
Ben has trained with M.R.F.A. for the past 3 seasons, his attitude to develop and learn was clear to see and quickly showed his capabilities between the sticks. With impressive displays in training, Ben featured in many fixtures against professional clubs where he caught the eye of a few clubs, it was only a matter of time before he was to move on! Ben first trialled at Leyton Orient FC before moving to Ipswich.
Ben is already highly thought of at the club!
Aged 11 - Signed by Tottenham Hotspurs
Having signed in October 2015, Charlie Warren has since represented Tottenham Hotspur at the U9, U10, U11 and U12 age groups and played against Chelsea, Man City, Liverpool, Juventus, Ajax and Bayern Munich Academies to name but a few, as well as playing in prestigious youth tournaments in Belgium, Spain and Germany. Now retained for the coming 2018/19 season, his composure with his feet and confident personality between the posts ensures He has a bright future ahead.
Aged 11 - Signed by Leyton Orient
Daniel Adams was signed by Leyton Orient FC in July 2015.
Daniel Adams was our first player to sign for a professional football club. He was with us for a short period of time at our Development Group, but was quick to show us what he was capable of and landed a fantastic opportunity with Leyton Orient. His attitude and application towards every session was amazing to see from someone so young and we are very proud!
Aged 11 - Signed by Colchester United
Freddie Taylor-Coghill was signed by Colchester United under 9’s in February 2016.
Freddie joined M.R.F.A. in November 2014, starting at our Dunmow Development Group where he straight away caught the eye of all our coaches. With impressive displays in training, Freddie was in M.R.F.A.’s first U8’s team last year, and with a number of superb performances last year with us, it was only a matter of time before he was to move on!
Freddie is looking to have a bright future at Colchester, having signed a 3 year contract with the League 1 side.
Aged 8 - Signed by Colchester United
Harry was a quiet player who always listened and work hard in every session. Comfortable dribbling and passing on both feet and despite his size a fierce determination.
Harry had the opportunity to sign for either Colchester United or Ipswich Town having spent time at both clubs, Harry made the decision to sign for the League 2 club and is looking forward to his first full season with the U's.
Aged 10 - Signed by Leyton Orient
Rohan Tahney-Clarke was signed by Leyton Orient under 9’s in May 2016.
Rohan joined M.R.F.A. in March 2016, straight away caught the eye of all our coaches. With impressive displays in training, Rohan featured in a few fixtures across April where he caught the eye of a few clubs, it was only a matter of time before he was to move on!
Rohan is already highly thought of at Leyton Orient having played in fixtures already a year above himself!