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Youth Team information


City's Under 18s will compete in the EFL Youth Alliance throughout the 2017/2018 season. The Club's youth team home fixtures will be played at Apperley Bridge (BD10 0NR).

Supporters can see City's youth team 2017/2018 fixtures by clicking HERE.

First Year Scholars - 2017/18

Daniel Aikten - Striker
Alfie Darke - Goalkeeper
Oliver Kirkpatrick - Central defender
Christian Farrar - Right back/Right winger
Jake Maltby - Central midfielder
Raeece Ellington - Central midfielder
Kielen Adams - Striker
Jeremie Milambo - Left back
Matthew Birchall - Central midfielder

Second Year Scholars - 2017/18

Omed Gardezi - Central midfielder
Neil Patience - Central midfielder
Reece Powell - Striker
Ross Mullett - Goalkeeper
George Sykes-Kenworthy - Goalkeeper
Casey Taglione - Striker
Sam Wright - Central defender
Josef Hefele - Central defender

Coaching Staff

Under 18s coach:
Michael Collins

Under 18s link coach:
Martin Drury



If you are a player aged 16-18 looking for a trial at Bradford City Football Club, please contact us by letter only (do NOT e-mail), marking your correspondence for the attention Michael Collins (Under 18s coach). We do not hold open trials. Trialists are usually only seen on recommendation or invitation of the club.

If you are a player under the age of 16, mark your request for the attention of Alan Nevison (Academy Manager).

It is recommended that you enclose a footballing CV.

Academy Administrator:

Dawn Johnson