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  1. Barca win UEFA Youth League but patience is required

    Christopher Atkins

    FC Barcelona secured success in the inaugural UEFA Youth League on Monday, winning the competition introduced to build upon (to put it politely) the successes of the NextGen Series courtesy of a 3-0 victory over Benfica. The tournament could still be...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
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  4. Weekend Review: World Cup places, academy stars

    Christopher Atkins

    This week, The Scout's Notebook takes a look toward the World Cup and two strikers whose form has pushed them into late contention for a call-up. As squad lists become increasingly settled in the minds of the 32 head coaches, each passing week of act...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  5. Sporting KC adds Brazilian defender Juliao, 19

    Associated Press

    Sporting Kansas City news

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  6. Is youth the future for bruised Barcelona?

    Sid Lowe

    At one corner of the Camp Nou, wedged in between the northern end of the stadium and the maternity hospital and dwarfed by the buildings around it, stands La Masia. A little Catalan farmhouse, built in 1702 with a green lawn neatly kept, a tiny oasis...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  7. Faith in youth highlights the Martinez effect

    Luke O'Farrell

    Plenty of focus has fallen on the impact of Roberto Martinez since taking the Goodison reins. From the effective use of substitutes -- 20 percent of Everton's goals have come from the bench -- to remodelling the style of play and engineering a Europe...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  8. Promise of a vision of youth returns for Milan

    Sumeet Paul

    Just over a year ago, the Milan hierarchy sold us their vision of the direction in which the club would go. With the likes of Mattia De Sciglio being promoted to the senior squad, coupled with the signing of Mario Balotelli to complement the likes of...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  9. Newcastle need to show bravery in youth

    Marc Duffy

    Highly rated 17-year-old prospect Adam Armstrong is the latest player to win Newcastle United's Wor Jackie award -- an annual prize given to the player regarded as the club's top Academy prospect. Looking back through the list of winners published...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  10. Sterling set to shine for England

    John Brewin

    Something in English football's psyche loves a wild card at international tournaments. Youth paired with pace has become particularly seductive. Such ardour most probably derives from the memory of a teenage Michael Owen coltishly strafing through...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  11. Are youth sports ruining kids' childhoods? - ESPN The Magazine

    Eddie Matz

    For ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes that everyone's convinced that the youth sports arms race is ruining our kids (and our country). Turns out the athletes themselves couldn't be happier. But do they really know what's best for them?

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  12. Essien signing disregards Milan youth policy

    Sumeet Paul

    The January recruitment drive continues for Milan this week, with former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien being presented to the media on Tuesday afternoon. While the 31-year-old is a solid signing that hopefully still has something to offer, it is ...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  13. Nerves prevalent ahead of the Merseyside derby

    Roger Bennett

    LIVERPOOL -- I usually savor every second of any trip back to my hometown of Liverpool, wallowing in the chance to revisit the greasy fish and chip shops, public houses and vinyl record stores that collectively shaped my youth. Yet as I drove ar...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  14. Video: Brazilian defender poleaxes striker with chest-high studdi...

    Chris Wright

    The following footage emanates from a recent Brazilian youth fixture between Novo Hamburgo and Internacional and sees Novo centre-back Luis Henrique fail to even so much as concede a foul, let alone a card of any colour, for swinging through a cleara...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  15. Man City starlet Marcos Lopes shines

    David Mooney

    It became clear about mid-way into the second half of Manchester City's comprehensive 3-0 League Cup semifinal second leg win that the performance of the Blues' latest youth prospect wasn't any old ordinary performance at all. Naturally, a caveat nee...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  16. Youth round up: Berardi stuns Milan, Januzaj shines again

    Christopher Atkins

    Another week of action across the major European leagues has passed and, as per usual, we have a number of outstanding youth performances to choose from for the Scout's Notebook's weekly review. Serie A is the main focus of our column, after an ex...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  17. Kobe Bryant says healthy competition key in youth sports

    Ramona Shelburne

    Speaking at a panel on youth sports, Kobe Bryant encouraged friendly competition among kids

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  18. Sherwood's proteges set to shine at Spurs

    Dan Fitch

    If there's one advantage of promoting the guy that runs your club's youth teams to become the first-team manager, it's that he should know exactly which young players are ready to make the step up. Tim Sherwood surprised many when he brought on Na...

    Blog | January 09, 2014