A depleted Oldham Athletic Under-18s team produced an impressive 2-0 victory against winless Doncaster Rovers thanks to Chinedu Uche’s opener and an own goal from Brandon Horton.
Derby County have handed first-year apprentice Max Bird his first professional contract, keeping him at the club until at least 2020.
Two former LFE apprentices have been named on a shortlist of 25 candidates for the 2017 Golden Boy Award, an annual prize given to the best player under the age of 21 in Europe.
EFL Youth Alliance
All the results & fixtures from the EFL Youth Alliance (15 September – 23 September 2017):
Macclesfield Town have completed the purchase of Wigan Athletic midfielder Danny Whitehead, agreeing a deal until the end of the season after leaving the Latics by mutual consent.
Premier U18 League
All the results and fixtures from the U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (16 September – 23 September 2017):
Preston North End left-back Josh Earl has penned a new three-year deal with the club having enjoyed an incredible start to his professional career.
All the results & fixtures from the EFL Youth Alliance (05 September – 19 September 2017):
Blackburn Rovers defender Scott Wharton has pledges his long-term future to the club by penning a new three-year contract that commits him to staying at Ewood Park until the summer of 2020.
Burton Albion are continuing to develop well-rounded footballers both on and off the pitch after their first-year apprentices produced another successful set of GCSE results.
All the results and fixtures from the U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (09 September – 16 September 2017):
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