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

Sheffield Wednesday Academy
Full nameSheffield Wednesday Football Club Youth Academy
Nickname(s)The Owls
Founded1948
GroundMiddlewood Road Training Ground
Sheffield
ManagerDevelopment squad (U23's)
England Neil Thompson
LeagueProfessional 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.

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 Joshua Render
  DF Ciaran Brennan
  DF Josh Dawodu
  DF Jack Lee
  DF Isaac Rice
  DF Osaze Urhoghide
  DF Joe West
40   MF Conor Grant
No. Position Player
  MF Ben Hughes
  MF Alex Hunt
  MF Fraser Preston
  MF Liam Shaw
  MF Liam Waldock
  FW Preslav Borukov
  FW Omar Damba
  FW Jordan O'Brien

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player
  MF Connor Kirby (at Macclesfield Town)
No. Position Player
  MF Jack Stobbs (at Livingston)

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 Luke Jackson
  DF Luke Cox
  DF Michael Ellery
  DF Sam Oliver
  DF Declan Thompson
  MF Lewis Farmer
  MF Toby Kenyon
  MF Charlie Reaney
  FW L’Varn Brandy
  FW Charles Hagan
  FW Elliott Vasalo
No. Position Player
  Paulo Aguas
  Alex Bonnington
  Charlie Curtis
  Corey Glaves
  Jay Glover
  Luke Hall
  Alex Hare
  Will Trueman
  Luke Yates
  Basile Zottos

Academy staffEdit

Role Name
Academy manager   Steven Haslam
Under-23 manager   Neil Thompson
Head of coaching   Daral Pugh
Professional development phase manager   Andy Holdsworth
Head of academy goalkeeping   Tommy Lee
Head of recruitment   Ken Ryder
Head of sports science   Jack Green
Academy physio   James Selvey
Head of academy analysis   Dan Payne
Head of education   Dan Potts
Professional development phase coach   Andy Sharp
Youth development phase manager   Kevin Fogg
Lead academy sports scientist   Keith McGrath
Youth development phase assistant manager   Jamie Hadfield
Foundation phase manager   Shay Beaglehole
Academy analyst   Liam Bracken
Lead academy physio   Ashley Fickling
Pre-academy manager   John Megson
Academy administrator   John Hendley

ReferencesEdit