The PFSA are industry-leading providers of talent identification training (scouting courses) in both the UK and overseas. We value your feedback and pride ourselves on continuing to improve our services to our members. Please see below our testimonials from various members of the PFSA including Ryan Giggs, Shaun Goater, David Dunn, Timons Paul (Bayern Munich), Andy Howe (AFC Bournemouth) and most importantly Academy Manager’s, Head’s of Recruitment and Football Scouts of whom are influential in championing the continuous development of talent identification within their clubs and football in general.
SHAUN GOATER”Having attended the PFSA 2 day scouting course, I have no hesitation in providing a recommendation to those who are looking to further their career as a Football Scout. The course was very informative and covers a wide range of relevant topics. Thanks guys!”EX-MANCHESTER CITY LEGEND
I found the course really good and informative, I also found myself relating to much of the stuff spoken about throughout the video by the scouts so it's made me really want to do Level 3!
"The PFSA is a great resource for new and experienced football scouts. The course is well structured and covers all aspects of scouting. I have no hesitation on recommending the association for developing and delivering relevant scout courses in the near future."
"Having attended the PFSA 2 day scouting course, I have no hesitation in providing a recommendation to those who are looking to further their career as a Football Scout. The course was very informative and covers a wide range of relevant topics. Thanks guys!"
"Its great to see football scouts getting the respect they all deserve. They are the first point of contact for players at all levels. I have an enormous amount of respect for the association and have no hesitation in recommending the PFSA"
"Really enjoyed the Level 2 course at Hotel Football manchester, it was very informative and gives users of the course a solid grounding in technical scouting."
"The PFSA Level 2 Scouting Course was run in a professional manner, the tutors were very informative and i thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I look forward to completing the level 3"
“After attending the PFSA level 2 course, I found the course to be really informative and learnt a lot, I also learnt how to watch a game from a different perspective. The tutors were excellent and I really enjoyed the group activities as you could give your opinion and learn from others. I’m still playing at the moment but feel the course has helped me to improve my knowledge of the game. Would recommend to anyone who aspires to be a scout and also those who want to improve their knowledge of the game.“
"After attending the PFSA Level 2 course in Bournemouth I can’t recommend this course highly enough. The two day course was very detailed and well delivered. There were numerous group tasks which often brought great discussion amongst the new and experienced scouts who were in attendance which was good as it allowed everyone to share their knowledge and experience"
“Really enjoyed the course! Thank you for coming in guys!"
"I have no hesitation recommending the Professional Football Scouts Association in training and developing ex football players when they retire or thinking about a career change to train as a football scout."
"Brilliant 2 days! Gave us as a group a different and better way to scout players and to look for players differently. Some excellent scenarios and stories, great learning curve!"
"Really enjoyed the course and it was a pleasure to make new contacts"
Found the course interesting, learnt some different parts of Scouting I wouldn’t have thought about. Looking forward to completing the On-line Talent Identification in Football Level 2 course
"We were invited by the MLS to attend the PFSA Scouting Course in Dallas; It was an amazing opportunity and very good learning experience to discuss about scouting procedures with other MLS Teams; this is a very important course who helped us all and I highly recommend."
"Always good to delve into scouting and refresh on the topic. Great to hear how things are done differently outside of Orlando." Excellent!"
"Very interesting and informative course, with thoughtful points and discussion. Makes you think and consider things from a different point of view. Well delivered. Personal interactions facilitate productive conversations/analysis."
"Excellent course!! Tutors are extremely informative and cleared lots of things up in regards to scouting. Looking forward to the next course!"
"The PFSA offers everyone that is either involved or wants to be involved in the recruitment side of the professional game, the opportunity to have an in depth insight in how 1st team management make use of resources. All courses are so informative and allow you to network with all professionals from top to bottom. It’s been a pleasure to work with all staff at the PFSA in 2018 and I look forward to more In 2019."
"The PFSA scouting network has give. Me the opportunity to provide reports for a wide variety of clubs from the football league to the national league. The experience has allowed me to really develop my report writing and spend time watching footballers at professional level. The PFSA Level 2 is a great course to develop the key skills to be an effective scout and provides you with lots of useful tools and information. Look forward to completing the Level 3 in the future."