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Youth Scout
Why do Manchester United fans love Tahith Chong?
21:42 Wednesday 9th January 2019

Manchester United’s motto reads Youth, Courage, Greatness. We’ll take it that these are the three core values upon which the club is founded. As you can see, “youth” development is paramount to what the club stands for.…

Youth Scout
12 Days of Football 2018: Ten Lads-a-Leaping
08:00 Monday 31st December 2018

On the 10th Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Ten lads-a-Leaping, Nine Ladies Playing, Eight Managers Managing, Seven Sides-a-Sinking, Six Games Amazing, FIVE GOLDEN GOALS, Four Calls Blown, Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's…

Youth Scout
Will Ethan Ampadu one day captain Chelsea?
09:00 Wednesday 12th September 2018

One debate that never gets old among London football fans is – which team in the city is the biggest. Who really is the pride of London?  Ethan Ampadu was given a chance to answer that question regarding his long-term future. There…

Youth Scout
Why Maurizio Sarri must give Callum Hudson-Odoi playing time this season
12:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

Sometimes the universe smiles and a lifetime opportunity is gifted us. Often though, such good fortune only come to those who devotedly work hard to achieve their set goals. Callum Hudson-Odoi is visibly putting in the effort. It’s…

Youth Scout
Does Alex Iwobi perform better for Arsenal or Nigeria?
12:00 Tuesday 17th April 2018

Football players, if fortunate, represent two teams - club and nation. Born to Nigerian parents, who share a bloodline with former Super Eagles captain Jay-Jay Okocha, Alex Iwobi features for Arsenal and Nigeria. Iwobi burst on to the scene…

Youth Scout
Reiss Nelson: The one Arsenal fans have been waiting for
10:30 Wednesday 11th April 2018

Although he has been severely criticised for being out of touch with the modern game, Arsene Wenger is still amongst the best developers when it comes to young talents. Over the years, the Frenchman has introduced to us a plethora of nobodies…

Youth Scout
Who is Lukasz Bejger, the latest Manchester United youth signing?
15:00 Wednesday 28th March 2018

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that Manchester United have one of the best Academy systems not only in Europe, but in the entire world. The Premier League giants have signed some of the most important youngsters in recent years, and…

Youth Scout
Jann-Fiete Arp: Who is the youngster making waves in the Bundesliga?
16:00 Monday 18th December 2017

Only football enthusiasts or prospect aficionados will have heard the name, Jann-Fiete Arp. Others probably don't know who he is and definitely won't have watched him play. Fortunately, we have you covered.  Arp has made the headlines…

Bundesliga
Meet Leon Bailey, the latest up-and-coming sensation in the Bundesliga
18:00 Thursday 14th December 2017

It's not a secret that wingers are taking over Europe. The predominance of the 4-2-3-1 and the 4-3-3 tactical systems have allowed fast-paced players to become relevant in the world once again. And there are several young players who seem…

Youth Scout
What makes Jadon Sancho such an exciting prospect?
11:30 Monday 20th November 2017

In football, everybody is always looking for the "next big thing". Every single agent, manager, or even fan wants to know who will be the next player to dominate the world. Fans from all over the world want to know who might…

England National Team
Will Tammy Abraham produce at international level?
10:00 Saturday 4th November 2017

Gareth Southgate has announced England's squad for the upcoming friendly fixtures. Tammy Abraham's name has drawn interest. Can the youngster impress? Abraham caught many an eye last season. Loaned out to Bristol City from Chelsea, he ended…

Opinion
Kieran Dowell proving Everton's next success story
10:45 Monday 30th October 2017

Everton football club has a good reputation in youth development, both past and present. It is now time for the next wave of youngsters to shine. We take a look at one who's already showing real promise: Kieran Dowell.   Francis Jeffers, Wayne…

Youth Scout
Bayern Munich's latest signing: Who is Alex Timossi Andersson?
10:30 Sunday 29th October 2017

Bayern Munich constantly track the transfer market in an effort to acquire young talent from all over Europe. Alex Timossi Andersson is their latest coup.  There is no doubt Bayern Munich is among the biggest clubs in Europe. The Bundesliga…

Youth Scout
India's U17 World Cup journey
13:30 Saturday 14th October 2017

One of football sleeping giants, India woke to discover it was hosting FIFA's U17 World Cup. In a difficult group, the Blue Colts proved not to be sleepers. Tied in a very tough group alongside USA, Ghana and Columbia, expectations for this…

Opinion
What next for Tammy Abraham?
18:00 Friday 13th October 2017

He publicly came out to deny switching allegiance to his father's birth-country, but with that country now guaranteed a World Cup berth, has Tammy Abraham done his international career more harm than good? The big dream of every player,…