Fulham F.C. Academy

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The Fulham Academy, headed by Academy Director Huw Jennings, runs along the lines of many of the English football academies as deemed appropriate by the national governing body, and recently awarded Category 1 status in the new EPPP guidelines set out by the FA. Players dealt with by the academy can be aged as young as nine years old. As part of their training, young players are guided with the aim to gain a BTEC and NVQ qualification.

The Fulham under 18's are two-time reigning champions of their league but last year also went on to win the National Academy Final beating Blackburn 2-0 with goals from Cauley Woodrow and Ryan Williams, losing to Everton at the same stage the previous year 2-1 with Ronnie Minkwitz scoring.

The under 18s are currently managed by Kevin Keen and the Under 16's by former Fulham player Mark Pembridge. It is based at Fulham's training ground in Motspur Park.

Academy squad[edit]

(As of U18 Player Profiles)

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

No. Position Player
27 Wales FW George Williams
28 United States MF Emerson Hyndman
38 Scotland DF Cameron Burgess
42 Slovakia GK Marek Rodák
48 England GK Magnus Norman
England DF Elijah Adebayo
Republic of Ireland DF Noe Baba
Northern Ireland DF Liam Donnelly
England DF Tayo Edun
England DF Ryheem Sheckleford
No. Position Player
Republic of Ireland MF Shane Elworthy
Wales MF Jordan Evans
England MF Mehki Leacock-McLeod
England MF Foday Nabay
Republic of Ireland MF Dean O'Halloran
The Gambia MF Solomon Sambou
England MF Josh Smile
Estonia FW Mattias Käit
England FW Aaron Redford

Academy graduates[edit]

Still at Fulham[edit]

Now playing elsewhere[edit]


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