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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: England U18s Beat Germany

England under 18s came back from a goal down last night to beat Germany at Rotherham United’s New York Stadium. Continue reading

John Peacock Names Algarve Tournament Squad

John Peacock has named his 20-man squad to travel to the Algarve for the annual Under-17s tournament. Next month the side will face Portugal, Netherlands and Germany as they warm up for March’s European Championship Elite Stage qualifiers. Most of the squad are very experienced at this level, having played for the age-group or younger … Continue reading

AUDIO: Does Foreign Talent Hinder the Development of Home Grown Players?

With the huge influx of foreign talent continuing to grace English football, it may be making our game more of a spectacle, but is it hindering the development of home grown players? Continue reading

Grassroots Football Given £30m Boost by Sport England

Sport England has given grassroots football in the country a huge boost as they pumped £30million into its progression. The funding will be filtered into the game over the next four years and will be mainly focused on 14 to 19-year-olds playing football, increasing and retaining the number of players in these age groups. There … Continue reading

England Youngsters Have Best Goalkeepers In Years

Martin Thomas, England Under 21s goalkeeping coach has hailed the current crop of youngsters as the best in years. Thomas has worked the likes of Joe Hart through the ranks on the international scene but believes the up and coming Jack Butland could be one of the brightest talents this country has ever produced. He … Continue reading

Hype Begins Ahead of England Under 19s Euro Trip

It’s now less than a week till England kick off their European Under 19 Championship campaign in Estonia and hype is beginning to surround the players involved in Noel Blake’s squad. The FA’s official website today reported that West Ham United forward Rob Hall is eager to propell his country to glory in eastern Europe. … Continue reading

FA Youth Cup Fifth Round Draw

The draw for the FA Youth Cup Fifth Round has been made. Fourth round games proceed in the next week and will all be concluded by Thursday 19th January. The fifth round is scheduled for Saturday 11th February but all fixtures are subject to change. Full draw Portsmouth or Swansea City vs Manchester United or … Continue reading

FA Outline Vision for Future

A review of England’s World Cup failure has been conducted and plans have been made to deal with the future of English football. Director of football Sir Trevor Brooking and general secretary Alex Horne have made 25 proposals with the aim of producing better young players and all have been approved. Plans are set to … Continue reading

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