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Sheffield Wednesday F.C. Academy

The Sheffield Wednesday Academy is the youth system of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club.

Sheffield Wednesday Academy
Badge of Sheffield Wednesday
Full name Sheffield Wednesday Football Club Youth Academy
Nickname(s) The Owls
Founded 1948
Ground Middlewood Road Training Ground
Sheffield
Manager Development squad (U23's)
England Neil Thompson
League Professional Development League 2 North Division

The academy runs two sides; the U23 Development squad, and the U18 Academy. Both play in the respective age groups' Professional Development League Division 2 North leagues.

Contents

HistoryEdit

League HistoryEdit

HonoursEdit

PlayersEdit

Under-23sEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Dan Wallis
  DF Ciaran Brennan
  DF Jack Lee
  DF Frederik Nielsen
  DF Connor O'Grady
  DF Joe West
  DF Liam Williams
  MF Warren Clarke
No. Position Player
  MF Ben Hughes
  MF Alex Hunt
  MF Connor Kirby
  MF Matt Penney
  MF Liam Waldock
  FW Jordan Lonchar
  FW Fraser Preston

Under-18sEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Arijus Brazinskas
  GK Joshua Render
  GK Joe Walker
  DF Josh Dawodu
  DF Josh Reaney
  DF Isaac Rice
  MF Stefan Gavrilov
No. Position Player
  MF Conor Grant
  MF Ben Hornsby
  MF Liam Shaw
  FW Preslav Borukov
  FW Jordan O'Brien
  FW Layton Swaine

Coaching staffEdit

Role Name
Academy manager   Steven Haslam
Senior professional phase manager   Neil Thompson
Youth development phase manager   Kevin Fogg
Foundation phase manager   Shamus Beaglehole
Pre academy manager   John Megson
Academy goalkeeping coach   Nicky Weaver

Support staffEdit

Role Name
Coach developer   John Williams
17-21s recruitment   Ken Ryder
Head of local recruitment   Mark Grayson
Head of sports science and medicine   Jack Green
Head of performance analysis   Mark Rudd
Senior academy physiotherapist   Ash Fickling
Academy physiotherapist   Charlie Baker
Strength and conditioning   Luke Cooper
Academy analyst   Dan Payne
Head of Education and Welfare   Dan Potts
Club Designated safeguarding Officer   Matthew Foster
Academy administrator   John Hendley

ReferencesEdit