Baxter, Bostock and Wilshere named in England Under-17 Finals Squad

28 04 2009

baxterenglandOn Monday, England Under-17 coach John Peacock confirmed his final party for May’s European Under-17 Championships in Germany. It included three of the prospect list, in Jose Baxter of Everton, Tottenham’s John Bostock, and Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere.

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Midweek and Weekend Prospect Round-Up

26 04 2009

patrickvaThis Sunday sees an extended round-up, after missing the midweek football due to a busy time for myself. As the season nears an end, the stakes are still very high for a number of players.

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Arsenal reach FA Youth Cup Final

23 04 2009

arsenalfaycOn Wednesday night in front of a disappointly low 9,000 crowd at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal reached the FA Youth Cup Final for the first time in eight years by eliminating Manchester City. A 4-1 win on the night and a 6-2 aggregate win was achieved with some fine performances by recognisable faces from the prospect list.

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Weekend Roundup – 18/19 April

19 04 2009

rodwellcheerRounding up the weekend’s action, where Everton’s Jack Rodwell came out on top against a slew of Manchester United prospects at Wembley in the FA Cup Semi Final.

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Possebon called up by Italian Under-20s

19 04 2009

italianpossebonBrazilian-born midfielder Rodrigo Possebon has been called into Under-20 coach Francesco Rocca’s squad for next week’s friendly with Germany.

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Three Up, Three Down – 6/4 to 13/4

15 04 2009

threeupthreedownAdmittedly belated, but the Easter weekend meant one extra day of games to evaluate. As with last week, Federico Macheda is making all the headlines.

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Easter Monday round-up

15 04 2009

unitedcelebrateThe Easter weekend in England sees action twice across the Football League, with the Monday seeing a full calendar of action. We round up the movers and shakers, and bring news of international success for Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

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