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Get Scouted

Welcome to the get scouted area of PlayerScout. This part of the site will arm you with all the information needed to improve your chances of getting scouted.

For those new to scouting, this is a football clubs main process of talent identification and gaining tactical intelligence on opponents.

In short...

A club will deploy a player scout to attend matches (or other training, soccer schools etc) to find potential signings to improve their academy or first team.

Once a hot prospect is found the scout will invite them to a football trial to assess their abilities before offering them a contract.

Here's a great video from Copa90 on player recruitment.

Understanding the Trial Process

As football trials are such an important part of the scouting process, it's important to understand as much about them as possible.

Our football trials section has all the vital information to give you the confidence going into a trial.

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But How Do You Get a Scouts Attention?

If you are playing regular football in a structured league, a professional football scout has been to one of your matches (probably numerous times).


Sometimes you may have to reach out to a club or scout to attract attention.

Football CV - Documenting Your Career on Paper

If you are serious about a career in football, you must have an up to date football CV.

Becoming a professional footballer is the dream of many young players and the competition is immense.

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The Secrets Behind Football Scouting

A great way to improve your chances of getting scouted is to get into the mind of a football scout. Understand the scouting process will answer any queries and give you the knowledge to succeed.

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