EFL Youth Alliance
Reading have rewarded four of their current crop of apprentices with their first professional contract.
The Shrewsbury Town, academy manager, Andy Jones has lavished praise on first team boss Paul Hurst for his work within the academy since he joined the club.
The Preston North End manager, Simon Grayson, has hailed the club’s youth team as they prepare for a first FA Youth Cup Quarter Final appearance in over 50 years.
Aston Villa have completed the signing of Barnsley defender James Bree in a deal that the Tykes have described as being worth a “substantial fee”.
The deadline for nominations for the LFE Apprentice of the Year Award at the English Football League Awards is looming
Blackburn Rovers suffered the heartache of a penalty shoot-out defeat as they went down 7-6 on penalties in the FA Youth Cup to Aston Villa on a freezing night at Ewood Park.
Southampton came from behind to reach the FA Youth Cup fifth round with a 2-1 win over Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium on Wednesday night.
The English Football League is inviting clubs to nominate an outstanding Apprentice player for the LFE Apprentice of the Year Award.
Everton have completed the £11m signing of Charlton Athletic’s teenage forward Ademola Lookman.
Fleetwood Town have signed striker Alex Reid from non-league side Rushall Olympic for an undisclosed fee.
Everton should complete the transfer of Ademola Lookman in the next 24 hours after agreeing an £11m deal with Charlton Athletic.
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