Peterborough United have swooped for Crewe Alexandra midfielder George Cooper for an undisclosed fee on a three-and-a-half year deal.
Milton Keynes Dons have added Middlesbrough youngster Marcus Tavernier to their squad on loan until the end of the season.
Crewe Alexandra midfielder Tom Lowery has committed his long-term future to his boyhood club by agreeing a new three-and-a-half year deal, extending his stay until June 2021.
Gillingham have tied up the futures of three second-year apprentices after agreeing one-year professional deals with Ryan Huckle, Jack Tucker and Henry Woods.
All the fixtures for the FA Youth Cup Fifth Round:
EFL Youth Alliance
All the results & fixtures from the EFL Youth Alliance (12 January – 23 January 2018):
Former Charlton Athletic apprentice Joe Pigott has made a return to the EFL after League One club AFC Wimbledon captured his services from Maidstone United for an undisclosed fee.
The Swedish season may have ended but when the Europa League resumes in February a handful of former apprentices will be given the opportunity to write their names into football folklore.
Preston North End have completed the signing of Hartlepool United striker Connor Simpson for an undisclosed fee, agreeing a two-and-a-half year contract with the Lilywhites.
Premier U18 League
All the results and fixtures from the U18 Premier & Professional Development Leagues (12 January – 20 January 2018):
It is fair to say Ryan Sessegnon has made a huge impression during his first 18 months of senior football.
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