As the leading provider of match reporting/team assessments in football courses worldwide, we deliver the best and most detailed courses across the UK, Europe, America, Africa, and China.

With experienced professional (scouts/tutors who are ‘’opposition analysts: chosen specialists in the art of match reporting’’) you obtain the best knowledge and experiences in our passionately delivered unique course. The tutors are elite and inspirational senior football scouts from the English premier league and International football.

The Level 2 scouting and analysis course in match reporting is endorsed by the IFBI Brussels and many football clubs around Europe. The course has been taken by many current and ex-professional footballers including managers, coaches and analysts to further their knowledge in scouting & analysis when looking into opposition analysis.

LEVEL 2 – Scouting and Analysis Course is about learning how to create and prepare a match report at a professional level.


About THE COURSE:  On this course you will be taught the skills of match reporting at a professional football club. You will be shown how a 1st team scout (opposition analyst) works and goes about their job on a day to day basis when creating a match report. You will learn 11 player reporting, attacking and defending analysis, set-plays, strength & weaknesses of a team. How to make it and put it together.


PRICE: Is from £350 and can be paid in instalments but has to be paid in full 1 week before the course begins. Our prices could vary slightly from country to country as to meet the economic standard of living at that moment in time in the country we visit. Please note this when booking.


Course Length: 2 Days (Saturday & Sunday) Other days can be arranged.
Course Duration: 16 hours approximately, occasionally 20 hours depending on the live game.
Venue: Will be shown when you click on the chosen course.
Number of attendants: minimum 10, maximum 40.
Minimum Age: 16 years

Timings: The course will vary in start and finish times due to the live game we take in as part of the course. Please check the times on the course you have booked.

Normal timing are start at 9 o’clock both days and finish at 4-30.

All IPSO courses are delivered by qualified and experienced SCOUTS & ANALYSTS from the English Premier League.


Theory – Planning – Preparation

Day 1:

  • Match preparation.
  • What to look for within a team with attention to detail.
  • Discuss different types of match report analysis,
  • Tactics and formations
  • Identifying players and units.
  • Analysing trends and traits.
  • How a team attacks and defends,
  • How to beat or nullify the opposition,
  • How to use and create programs for recording set-plays.
  • This includes examples, video clips, professional reports, pictures and above all the experiences of the tutor who will be a (Premier League Professional Scout or Analyst)

Day 2:

  • Identifying strengths & weaknesses of a team with attention to detail
  • How to create a match report
  • How to put it together in the correct manner.
  • The wording and correct jargon needed for a professional report
  • Go to the live game and scout.
  • This includes examples, video clips, professional reports, pictures and above all the experiences of the tutor who will be a (Premier League Professional Scout or Analyst)

There are no perquisites for this course.


You will meet new contacts in many areas and possibly professionals, who every day prepare reports and analyse at a high level. We have had many people attending the courses worldwide including representatives from:  Poland, Germany, Italy, France, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, America, China, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Nigeria, Columbia, Mexico, England, Scotland, Ireland, and many more.


The course is perfect for scouts, coaches or managers who wish to further their knowledge with those looking to enter a career in any capacity of football. It’s also aimed at any one working within football like directors of the club, sports directors, coaches, managers, players, analysts, back-room staff (physio’s, sports science, nutritionists etc), university and college graduates, sports teachers, TV, radio & media, journalists and the average fan who wants to be more knowledgeable about football or get involved in it or anyone is interested in the mechanics of analysis & scouting. It is also very useful for anyone in other sports like rugby, hockey, cricket or basketball as the analysis, reporting and wording can be transferred into their chosen sport or hobby.

WHAT YOU RECEIVE ON THE COURSE (included in the price)

You will receive FREE: Food and drink being tea, coffee, water, biscuits and a dinner which includes a buffet meal on both days. Pens, note-pads, folders and a ticket for the live game. You will receive 4 weeks of InStat software after the course which is a fantastic addition for your development. You will also receive 2 weeks free use of Noisefeed one of the latest products used for monitoring players and teams on social media. Please note accommodation is not provided but there are a number of reasonable hotels close by. A certificate will be emailed to you by PDF after passing the course.


This will be assessed by the IPSO team and an e-mail will be sent to you on whether you have passed or not on this occasion. If you do not pass the course you can take the exam again at any time even from distance. We would send you a game form video where you could do a report of a team and a member of the IPSO team will do so at the same time with the same player selected. You will then send in your report by e-mail and if it is acceptable you will pass. If not you just do the process again until you are successful and you are allowed to take it as many times as you like.


You will receive an IPSO certificate in (PDF form by email) endorsed by IFBI Brussels awards and an individual membership number which will be given to students who have successfully passed the exam. Members will be informed about the latest worldwide jobs available in football. With full recommendation and support of IPSO you will have the ability to apply for a job and internships as a scout at a professional club, associations and academies at all levels.