Local lads form vast majority of Academy scholars for next season
Town will add 10 new scholars to the Academy for next season.
The new intake of players handed a two year scholarship were at Portman Road last night to meet Blues’ boss Mick McCarthy and Academy manager Bryan Klug.
The 10 have progressed through the ranks for Blues and will become full-time scholars in July, with some having already represented the Club at U18 and U21 level.
The scholars are:
Previously at West Ham until this season, from Grays in Essex.
From Kirton, been at the Academy since U10.
Been at the Academy for two years, signed from Broxbourne in Eastern Junior Alliance.
From Dublin, played for Cherry Orchard in Dublin.
From Newmarket, been at the Academy two years. Signed from Newmarket Town in Eastern Junior Alliance.
From Colchester, on standby for England U17 for the European Championships. Been at the Academy since U10.
From Bury St Edmunds, joined the Academy as U11.
From Felixstowe, been at the Academy since U10. Scored for Town’s U21 already this year.
From Benfleet, Essex. Signed from Concord Rangers two years ago in Eastern Junior Alliance.
From Bury St Edmunds, joined the Academy as an U7.