What happens when I request an FDA scout?

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Request an FDA scout

Football Development Agency

The fee to request an FDA scout to come and watch you/your child play is £60. For more information regarding the FDA's 'Request A Scout' service please click here to send us an email or contact us directly on 07477910510. Thanks. 

As a member of the Professional Football Scouts Association (PFSA) the FDA hold a qualification in 'Level 2 Talent identification, player / team assessment & the sports coach UK child protection certificate'. This is a National accredited qualification by NCFE which allows the FDA to conduct professional football scouting having surpassed the required benchmarks (Holder of an enhanced DBS check - Previously known as a CRB check).

If you are a professional footballer, semi professional football player (Non-league) or the parent of a child playing junior football (Saturday/Sunday league, school team or county representative teams) you can request an FDA scout to come and watch your/their game. The FDA will provide a full player analysis report, constructive feedback & most noticeably we can provide one of the following services:

  • The opportunity to be represented by the FDA (Intermediary service - Football Agency). To be eligible for this service you must be sixteen years old or above. You are also eligible if you are fifteen years old permitted that it is the year of your sixteenth birthday (And have parental consent). For more information please click here: 'FA Registered Intermediary'.


  • Players aged between 16-21 years old maybe invited to attend training with the FDA Academy. You will receive professional UEFA coaching & have the opportunity to play in trial matches verse professional & semi-professional clubs.

          For more information please click here: The 'FDA Academy'.

  • The FDA can provide direct links to both professional & semi professional football clubs with a view to arranging trials.