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League One Play-Off Final: Youngsters Fletcher & Isgrove lead Barnsley to victory over Millwall


by Joanna Kamenou at Wembley Barnsley will play in the Championship next season after beating Millwall in a confident display in the Sky Bet League 1 Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium. Adam Hammill’s stunning goal was the highlight in a high-quality encounter, with 20-year-old Ashley Fletcher and Lloyd Isgrove also scoring for Barnsley. After conceding two goals in the opening ... Read More »

Crystal Palace youngster Luke Dreher reaps rewards of promising season with place on the bench at Old Trafford for Premier League clash with Manchester United

Luke Dreher

The academy has not been the most pressing concern this season for Crystal Palace, but they are right to acknowledge talented players when they come along. And come along one has. The 17-year-old Luke Dreher, a central midfielder capable of making surging runs, or defence-splitting passes, has been named on the bench for the Eagles’ Premier League match away at ... Read More »

#OTPNPlayerOfTheWeek: 18th – 25th September


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 »

The Modern Obstacles to Development for Young Players

Milton Keynes Dons v Sheffield United.Capital One Cup

The Modern Obstacles to Development for Young Players   Signing for a top flight team many would feel would mark one of the best days in a young player’s career. They would likely be given a speech on how successful their future is, and sign a contract safeguarding their financial future for some years. But is signing for a top ... Read More »

OTPN Interview: Aaron Pierre – Part Three


In part two, we focused on the nitty gritty years of development, between the ages of 16-18, where so many fall by the wayside. Aaron got through that, but at 22, the hard work really starts now. In Part Three, we focused on Wycombe, and what the Future holds for Aaron Pierre. Listen to the podcast here: [https://soundcloud.com/richard-amofa/aaron-pierre-part-3] You’re now at ... Read More »

FA Cup 5th Round Review


By Dominic Alderton This last weekend’s FA Cup action for once failed to produce any major shocks in the competition, routine wins were achieved by the majority of the big clubs with only Arsenal failing to progress and Everton being forced with a replay. We will start with what was perhaps the biggest result of the round, Arsenal 0 – ... Read More »

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