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OTPN INTERVIEW: Bournemouth and England U20 captain Lewis Cook on Leeds to the Premier League and beyond

Richard Amofa with Lewis Cook

Lewis Cook had just walked out of the changing room. Warm up done. Kit administered. Shinpads applied. Before him stood the imposing figure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Wayne Rooney too. Cook was about the make his Premier League debut, and there is no bigger introduction to the Premier League stage than an encounter with Manchester United. “Seeing them all in the ... Read More »

Young Players selected in EFL Teams of the Year

Ollie Watkins and Brad Potts

Only two young players have been named in the EFL Teams of the Year. Ollie Watkins (Exeter City) and Brad Potts (Blackpool) were named in the team for League Two. Read more: Inside the Manchester City Academy: An interview with director, Mark Allen No U23s were selected for the Championship or League One XI’s. Exeter’s Ollie Watkins has had a brilliant ... Read More »

Ryan Sessegnon: Who is the young Fulham starlet and why are comparisons with Gareth Bale warranted?

Ryan Sessegnon further enhanced his reputation with a brace away at Newcastle United this weekend

All fans love seeing a young player make their professional debut. Excitement, thrill and anticipation of seeing a potential new star. Also a sign the academy is producing the next generation. We have seen plenty of famous professional debuts from young players of recent: Macheda & Rashford are two prime examples of dreams literally being made on the pitch. These ... Read More »

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