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Doncaster Rovers U18s 2-3 Burton Albion U18s


An inspired second half performance from Burton retained their interest in the North East Youth Alliance title race as they put Doncaster to the sword at Cantley Park.

Morley Agrees Pro Terms At Rochdale


Rochdale prospect Aaron Morley has signed his first professional contract with the club after recently turning 17. The young midfielder has agreed terms on a contract that will keep him at Spotland until the summer of 2019.

Reading Quartet Sign Professional Deals


Reading have rewarded four of their current crop of apprentices with their first professional contract.

Shrews Boss Lauded For Commitment To Youth


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.

Grayson Hails Preston Youngsters For Youth Cup Progress


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.

Villa Swoop For Barnsley's Bree


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”.

Deadline Looming For Apprentice Of The Year Nominations


The deadline for nominations for the LFE Apprentice of the Year Award at the English Football League Awards is looming

Bedeau Set For Villa Switch


Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce expects to complete a deal for Bury starlet Jacob Bedeau before the transfer window shuts after staving-off competition from several Premier League clubs.

FA Youth Cup: Blackburn Rovers U18s 0-0 Aston Villa U18s (Villa win on penalties)


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.

FA Youth Cup: Wigan Athletic U18s 1-2 Southampton U18s


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.

EFL Awards - Apprentice of The Year Nominations Open


The English Football League is inviting clubs to nominate an outstanding Apprentice player for the LFE Apprentice of the Year Award.