Five Doncaster Rovers apprentices were handed their first-team debuts during the month of October as the club played Checkatrade Trophy matches against Sunderland Under-21s and Scunthorpe United.
Bolton Wanderers Under-18s coach Gavin McCann has revealed that Max Broughton’s international call-up has done wonders for his teammates’ confidence at the club.
EFL Youth Alliance
All the results & fixtures from the EFL Youth Alliance (10 November – 18 November 2017):
Premier U18 League
Nottingham Forest Under-18s climbed to the top of the Professional Development League North with a 3-2 victory against Crewe Alexandra thanks to a brace for Victor Sodeinde.
Wigan Athletic Under-18s extended their winning run to seven in succession with a 2-1 victory against Tranmere Rovers to climb to top of the EFL Youth Alliance North West.
Ryan Scholes-Beard’s first half header was enough for Oldham Athletic Under-18s to seal all three points against Lincoln City U18’s to maintain top spot in the EFL Youth Alliance North East.
Doncaster Rovers Under-18s held onto a hard-earned point against high-flying Rotherham United despite being reduced to ten-men in a tightly contested 2-2 draw.
All the results and fixtures from the U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (11 November – 18 November 2017):
Bradford City Under-18s recovered from falling a goal behind to secure a point against a spirited Hartlepool United Under-18s side in a 1-1 draw in the EFL Youth Alliance North East.
Leeds United Under-18s battled their way back from an early two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with Huddersfield Town Under-18s thanks to goals from LFE September Goal of the Month candidates Jack Clarke and Bobby Kamwa.
Sheffield Wednesday Under-18s missed out on a late victory when Layton Swaine’s 87th minute goal was ruled out for offside as they endured a goalless stalemate at Bolton Wanderers.
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