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About us

S4 Scouting provide fully interactive scouting courses and workshops created by experienced Professional Football Scout Ged Searson. 
S4 Scouting has been endorsed by a number of Premier League and Football League Managers, Coaches and a host of Professional Football Scouts.
Our workshops have been designed for anyone with an interest in football scouting, currently working as a football scout or analyst, for football intermediaries and for anyone with a personal interest in football.

Our workshops have been attended by members of staff from - Arsenal Fc, West Ham United, Manchester United, Manchester City Fc, PSV Eindhoven, Fc Porto, Millwall Fc, Glasgow Rangers Fc, Hamilton Academical Fc, Cardiff City Fc, Q.P.R, Brentford Fc, Toronto Fc, Kerala Blasters Fc, Melbourne Victory Fc, Europa Point Fc, Sheffield Wednesday Fc, Blackburn Rovers Fc, Middlesbrough Fc, Fleetwood Town Fc, Blackpool Fc, Swindon Town Fc, Port Vale Fc, Plymouth Argyle Fc, Lincoln City Fc, Exciter City Fc, Cambridge United Fc, Mansfield Town Fc, Southend United Fc, Colchester United and Newport County Fc amongst other Professional Football Clubs.




Upcoming Two Day Fully Interactive Workshops

  • Mar 01, 7:00 PM – Mar 02, 10:00 PM
  • Mar 04, 7:00 PM – Mar 05, 10:00 PM
  • Mar 13, 7:00 PM – Mar 14, 10:00 PM
  • Mar 18, 7:00 PM – Mar 19, 10:00 PM
  • Mar 20, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Mar 29, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
  • ONLINE - e-Learning
  • Time is TBD
    Free taster version of our s4 e-learning Interactive Scouting Course - Level 1


Ged Searson has over 25 years of football coaching experience, mentored along the way by among others the legendary Sir Bobby Robson, and over 11 years experience as a scout in professional football to deliver Scouting Workshops and Courses of the highest level. As a former First Team Domestic and European scout of Premier League Club West Ham United and Chief Scout of two Football League clubs, Ged passes on his vast knowledge to his attendees through his fully interactive Scouting Workshops and Courses.


Scott Mancnill

Head of Academy Requirement - Fleetwood Town FC

I have attended the S4 workshop personally and found it to be insightful and groundbreaking linked to the world of scouting.

Ged Searsons knowledge and experience is a fantastic learning experience and following this course, I have invited him to deliver a CPD event at Fleetwood Town FC

The FFC Cademy scouting team were tested and challenged on their current knowledge together with different ways of identifying players and different organizations/ preparations for matches 


e-Learning Interactive Scouting Course - Level - 1

S4 SCOUTING e-Learning Interactive Scouting Course – Level 1.

Our S4 – e-learning - Interactive Scouting Course is the perfect way to start your scouting journey and will teach you the scouting techniques required to assess a player’s performance. On completion of this course you will have acquired the knowledge and the tools to create your first scout reports at live matches.

Not only will the course teach you the principles and the basics of scouting, but also set you observation video tasks testing your scouting understanding and knowledge. This unique course not only teaches you how to scout but is also enjoyable and fun to complete while constantly testing and challenging you throughout.

Professional Football - Recruitment and Player Scouting Workshop - Level 1

Workshop for anyone looking to get into scouting, currently scouting, for coaches and also for football Intermediaries. 

This workshop teaches observation techniques and explains how to assess and grade player performance with a structure.

With the use of video examples and video tasks attendees will get the chance to create scouting reports on a number of players in different playing positions.

How recruitment departments are created and used at the highest level will be explained and detailed examples are shown.


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