General News

Eight Former Apprentices To Represent England in European Under-19 Championships


Eight past apprentices have been included in England’s squad for the upcoming UEFA European Under-19 Championships as they bid to successfully defend their crown in Finland.

Blackburn Rovers Academy Organise Mental Health Awareness Week


Blackburn Rovers highlighted their commitment to raising the profile of emotional well-being within the club by organising a Mental Health Awareness Week for Academy players, parents and staff.

Berkovits Extends Stay At Barnsley


Barnsley second-year apprentice Amir Berkovits has signed his first professional contract to remain at the club until the summer of 2020.

Kioso Earns Pro Contract At Pools


Hartlepool United have sealed the signing of teenage full-back Peter Kioso, who was released by Milton Keynes Dons this summer having completed his apprenticeship.

Magpies Give Pro Deals To Six Academy Graduates


Newcastle United have handed professional contracts to six academy graduates, with Tom Allan, Lewis Cass, Matthew Longstaff, Oliver Walters, Kelland Watts and Adam Wilson all agreeing full-time deals.

Three Ex-Apprentices Sign Pro Contracts With Clarets


Three former apprentices have penned professional contracts with Europa League-bound Burnley, with Mace Goodridge, Rob Harker and Teddy Perkins all joining the club’s Under-23 squad.

Chisholm Lands First Pro Deal With Tykes


Barnsley have snapped up former Birmingham City apprentice Tai-Reece Chisholm on a one-year deal after impressing in the Under-23s during a trial period towards the end of last season.

Bournemouth Swoop For Brooks


AFC Bournemouth have captured the signature of Sheffield United academy graduate David Brooks for an undisclosed fee reportedly in the region of £12million on a four-year deal.

Owls Tie Up Borukov To Pro Contract


Sheffield Wednesday academy graduate Preslav Borukov has signed his first professional contract following an impressive season in the Under-23s.

Hirst Moves To Belgium With OH Leuven


Belgian First Division B club OH Leuven have completed the signing of Sheffield Wednesday teenager George Hirst on a five-year contract after the striker refused to sign a new deal at Hillsborough.

Johnson-Fikula Benefits From LFE Trials With Move To Oxford


Oxford United have completed the signing of Steven Johnson-Fikula after the teenage defender impressed scouts at LFE’s Assessment Trials in May.