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Everton U18s 0 - 8 Wolverhampton Wanderers U18s


Wolverhampton Wanderers ended Everton’s eight game unbeaten run in emphatic fashion as they went goal crazy and thrashed the Merseysiders 8-0 on Saturday.

Wigan Athletic U18s 1 - 0 Tranmere Rovers U18s


Wigan Athletic Under-18s extended their unbeaten run to five games in the North West Youth Alliance with a narrow 1-0 win against Tranmere Rovers at Christopher Park.

Blackpool U18s 3 - 1 Bury U18s


A brace from Rowan Roache and a 25-yard strike form James Doyle helped Blackpool ease to a 3-1 victory over Bury in the Lancashire FA Cup.

Ashcroft Eyes Improvement From Rochdale Youngsters


Rochdale’s Under-18’s might not have won for four games but youth team manager Rick Ashcroft insists that he is seeing signs of improvement from his team.

Foulds A Throwback To Alan Hansen


Ryan Kidd, the Bury Under-18s manage has described his departing defender Matty Foulds as a throwback to former Liverpool and Scotland centre-back Alan Hansen.

Vital Few Weeks For Seasiders


Blackpool’s Under-18 side face a vital few weeks with league and cup fixtures coming thick and fast.

My Future Today Kicks-off


My Future Today kicked-off with young players from Hull City and Grimsby Town this week at Bishop Burton College.

The initiative which was introduced last year to replace League Football Education’s national careers event is geared towards the personal development of young footballers.

Martinez Two Year Plan For Foulds


Roberto Martinez, the Everton manager has set out a two-year plan to get teenage defender Matty Foulds into the Everton first-team after tying up a deal to sign the player from Bury.

Blackpool U18s v Fleetwood Town U18s


Blackpool and Fleetwood played out a goalless encounter in the Fylde Coast derby at Squires Gate. The home side adapted quicker to extreme conditions and high winds but were unable to force the breakthrough against resolute opponents.

Bury U18s 1 - 1 Rochdale U18s


Bury Under-18s were unable to extend their six-game winning streak in the North West Youth Alliance as they were held to a 1-1 stalemate by ten-man Rochdale at the Carrington Training Centre.

Blackburn U18s Want Performances and Players...Not Necessarily Results


Performances and progression of players matter more that results, well at Under-18 level anyway, according to Blackburn coach Ian Jones.