Coventry City have tied down a collection of their promising youngsters by agreeing contract extensions with four academy graduates.
Five former apprentices have been picked to play for England Under-20s in their upcoming internationals against Poland and Portugal.
Fulham’s teenage star Ryan Sessegnon has achieved another milestone after being selected in Aidy Boothroyd’s latest Under-21 squad for upcoming fixtures with Romania and Ukraine.
Former apprentices feature prominently in the most recent senior squads for the four home nations, with 28 players earning selection for England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
Stevenage second-year apprentice Ben Wilmot has been called up to the England Under-19s squad for three UEFA Elite Round qualifiers ahead of this summer’s European Championships in Finland.
Five current apprentices have been selected in a squad of 20 by England Under-18s head coach Neil Dewsnip for their upcoming matches with Qatar, Argentina and Belarus.
Bristol Rovers second-year apprentices James Spruce and Alfie Clarke have been offered their first professional contracts by the Sky Bet League One club.
Five Sheffield United apprentices have put pen to paper on their first professional contracts to continue the club’s conveyor belt of academy graduates.
Southend United second-year apprentice Taylor Curran has signed his first professional contract, keeping himself at the club for at least the next two years.
Bradford City goalkeeper George Sykes-Kenworthy has signed his first professional contract, agreeing a two-year deal with the club.
All the results from the FA Youth Cup Quarter Final (27 February – 06 March 2018):
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