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Young Players selected in EFL Teams of the Year

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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 »

Wycombe Wanderers announce plan to re-launch their youth setup

The Wycombe Wanderers 2015/16 Team Photo with representatives of Club sponsors Beechdean during Wycombe Wanderers Team Photoshoot 2015  at Adams Park, High Wycombe, England on 3 August 2015. Photo by PRiME Media Images.

Wycombe Wanderers have announced plans to re-launch their youth scheme. The League Two club are keen to instate a Professional Development Phase (PDP) scheme for under 21s, but according to the BBC, they need raise £100,000 which will fund up to five young players and a development coach, before looking at expanding to younger age groups. If the scheme is successful, ... Read More »

Stockley, Roofe and McCartan among nominees for PFA Fans’ League Two Player Of The Month

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Jayden Stockley (Exeter City), Kemar Roofe (Oxford United) and Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) are among the nominees for the PFA Fans’ League Two Player of the Month for January. The young trio form part of a 12 man shortlist highlighting January’s the best performers in League Two. Jayden Stockley, who is currently on loan from Premier League side AFC Bournemouth weighed in ... Read More »

Kpekawa joins Leyton Orient on Loan

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Young QPR defender Cole Kpekawa has joined Leyton Orient on a one-month youth loan deal. The 19-year-old, who made competitive debut for the Hoops in the League Cup tie against Yeovil back in August, will be with the League Two side until 19 December and will wear the number 20 shirt. Kpekawa has already had loan spells with with Colchester ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 18th – 25th September

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Premier League ‘What a waste of money’ they said. ‘He’s not worth it’, they said. But Manchester United’s starlet has proved the doubter wrong in the best way possible, with his feet. Confirmed furthermore by his superb double at St Mary’s. His confidence is admirable and his ice-cold composure is more than impressive for a striker of his age. And ... Read More »

OTPN INTERVIEW – Conor Chaplin – Portsmouth FC

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When talking about young starlets on the south coast, we have become so used to speaking about the next best thing coming through the Southampton Academy. But if we take a trip up the M27, their rivals, Portsmouth, are unearthing some young stars of their own; most notably, 18 year old Conor Chaplin. Of course, OTPN brought him to your ... Read More »

West Ham United’s Partenership with VVV Venlo – EXPLAINED

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If you take a look at most top-flight football clubs these days you’ll likely notice they loan a large number of their U21 players – particularly Chelsea in England and Juventus in Italy. This is because they will usually have a club they have a partnership with – usually an international club in the second division of their country where ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 13th – 20th August 2015

Ross Barkley is enjoying the 2015-2016 campaign, having scored two goals and gained 1 assist in the opening two games. Can he do a job against City on Sunday?

Premier League Ross Barkley – Everton Football Club The young Everton maestro has had a spectacular start to the new Premier League season. Whilst he was unlucky not to win our award last week, another superb performance this week away at Southampton meant that his selection this time round was irrefutable. A wonderful goal capped off a brilliant all round ... Read More »

MATCH REPORT | Barnet 1 – 2 Peterborough United

Great goal - Micahel Gash's great effort was only a mere consolation this time

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    Barnet vs Peterborough The Hive 7.45pm Souleymane Coulibaly and Harry Anderson made the away journey for the handful of travelling Peterborough fans worthwhile as they oversaw League Two side Barnet 2-0 at The Hive. The Bees’ dominated the majority of the first half, with all signs pointing towards the opposition goal. Kevin Lisbie proved a handful within the ... Read More »

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