Even for the standards Ryan Sessegnon has set over the past two seasons, scooping five prizes at the EFL Awards was an astonishing and historic achievement.
AFC Wimbledon may have endured a tough season fighting for survival in Sky Bet League One, but the emergence of second-year apprentice Anthony Hartigan has been a shining light.
It is not often a League Two apprentice becomes one of the most sought after teenagers in the country, but Stevenage defender Ben Wilmot is certainly an exception to the norm.
The three winners of this season’s LFE Apprentice of the Year awards have been announced at the EFL Awards on Sunday.
Oldham Athletic second-year apprentice Tom Hamer has received a glowing endorsement from academy manager Tony Philliskirk having been included in LFE’s ‘The 11’ in February.
The English Football League (EFL) has announced shortlists across 12 different categories to celebrate the EFL’s highest achieving clubs, players, managers and fans during the 2017-18 season.
Former Bradford City apprentice Oli McBurnie has been awarded Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month for February after a stunning start to his loan spell at Barnsley from Swansea City.
Bury academy graduate George Miller has been voted the PFA League One Fans’ Player of the Month for February.
LFE takes a closer look at the players to make ‘The 11’ in February 2018 and why they’ve been included:
For the first time in 2018, eleven more apprentices have been recognised in the latest edition of ‘The 11’ after excelling in all aspects of the apprenticeship programme, both on and off the pitch.
Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon has been voted the PFA Player of the Month for January in the Sky Bet Championship by fans across the country.
Morecambe’s on-loan striker Callum Lang has been awarded EFL Young Player of the Month for December.
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