General News

Woods Leaving Walsall To Head Back To Grimsby


Walsall have confirmed that academy manager, Neil Woods is set to leave the club next month. The former Grimsby Town boss will head back to join the Mariners as their academy manager on November 11 after five years with the Saddlers.

Bradford City U18s 3-0 Hartlepool Utd U18s


The Bradford coach Steve Thornber described his team’s 3-0 victory over Hartlepool on Saturday as their “best performance of the season”.

Young Lions Focus


A few months after being crowned Championship Apprentice of the Year, Charlton winger Ademola Lookman was playing up a year for England Under-20s in their Four Nations tournament on home turf.

Blackpool Starlet Set For Eire Duty


Blackpool Under-18’s striker Rowan Roache is heading to Andorra later this week to represent the Republic of Ireland Under-17’s in the UEFA U17 Championships Qualifying Tournament.

AFC Wimbledon Announce Southfields Partnership


AFC Wimbledon have announced a new partnership with Southfields Academy which will see the club’s Under-18 players spend three days a week at the college as part of their apprenticeship.

EFL Announces New £2.25m Fund For Promoting Youth


The EFL has announced a new £2.25m financial incentive for its 72 clubs which aims to assist in revitalising the fortunes of the England national team.

Jones Hails Hatters Youngsters


Luton Town manager Nathan Jones hailed his crop of young players after they defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-0 in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday evening.

Preston North End U18s 3-3 Morecambe U18s


Preston and Morecambe shared the spoils and six goals in an entertaining 3-3 draw in the North West Youth Alliance.

Blackburn Rovers U18s 1-0 Middlesbrough U18s


Blackburn Rovers moved up to fifth in the Under-18’s Premier League after a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Dan Butterworth’s second-half header from a corner proved to be the difference between the sides at Brockhall Village.

Hudson Signs Pro Terms With Bantams


Bradford City have handed teenage winger Ellis Hudson a two-year professional contract with an option of a third year.

Batth Signs New Wolves Deal


Wolverhampton Wanderers captain Danny Batth has signed a new four-year contract with the club.