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Jay is an English striker who came through the academy at Burnley as the only player to be given a professional contract under Steve Cotterill. He went on to make his first team debut in the Championship on 29 December 2007.
In the summer of 2012 he was subject to significant interest from Premier League clubs after finishing the 2011 season as Burnley’s top scorer and earning a place in the Championship Team of the Year. A £7 million move to Southampton followed where he made his Premier League debut on the opening day of the season against Manchester City.
On 2 July 2017 Jay signed for West Bromwich Albion for £12 million scoring 33 goals for the club over a two year period including 22 goals in the 2018/19 Championship season. A return to Burnley followed in July 2019 when Burnley paid his £10 million release clause.
Jay played for England U21s before going on to make his senior debut on 15 November 2013 against Chile at Wembley Stadium.
Born in Stafford, Tom joined Stoke City’s academy at the age of eight. He progressed through the ranks to win the U18 player of the year twice before making his Premier League debut on 14 October 2017 against Manchester City. His home debut followed against West Bromwich Albion where he was named man of the match in their 3-1 victory.
The English right back has since established himself as a key member of the Stoke City side and is a regular in the England U20 squad.
Daniel is a Danish goalkeeper who began his career in the Danish Superliga with Esbjerg before his move to Leicester City in January 2016. He made his professional debut on the first day of the 2018/19 season for Oldham Athletic where he went on to make 42 appearances during a loan spell.
Daniel has played for Denmark in every age group from U16s through to U21s and received his first call up to the senior team in September 2019 for Denmark’s UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches.
Daniel is a player who has come from our long term relationship with our partners First Touch in Scandanavia.
Daniel is currently on loan at Rotherham United
Kyle is a Scottish winger who came through the youth system at St Mirren making his first team debut in February 2013. Kyle signed for Derby County in January 2017 for an undisclosed fee. He returned to St Mirren on loan for the second half of the 2018-19 season, helping the side to stay in the Scottish Premiership. In August 2019, McCallister left Derby and signed a long-term contract with St Mirren.
Having played for the U17 side in 2015-16 Kyle made his debut for Scotland U21s in March 2019 against Sweden before being involved in the UEFA European U21 Championship Qualifying matches.
Lasse is a Danish midfielder who was born in Vejen and began his career with Esbjerg fB in the Danish Superliga before moving to Stoke City in January 2016.
He made his professional debut for Stoke City on 13 May 2018 in their Premier League match against Swansea City, providing the assist for the winner from his free kick.
Lasse is a player who has come from our long term relationship with partners First Touch in Scandanavia.
Aidan signed his first professional contract with Burnley after being scouted playing internationally for England Schoolboys. He joined Mansfield in the summer of 2019 making his debut for the Stags in August 2019.
James Clarke is a defender who currently plays for Mansfield Town. He came through the academy at Burnley and signed his first professional contract in April 2018. The following month James was named as Burnley’s Scholar of the Year.
On 24th June 2019 James signed for Mansfield Town making his debut in the Football League on 20 August against Leyton Orient.
James has represented the Republic of Ireland at U18 level.
Matthew Wright is a Scottish forward who currently plays for Ross County. He was selected by North of Scotland U15 squad which is where he was originally scouted by the club. Matthew received his 2 year scholarship from Ross County when he was 15 where scored over 30 goals over the 2 year period. Matthew got offered his first professional contract in April 2020 where he has gone on to train with the first team on a daily basis ever since.
Matthew first trained with the first team when he was 15 years old before travelling to be part of the first team squad at 16. His first time on the bench during an SPL game was when his Ross County side travelled away to Livingston on 21st September 2019.
Matthew made his first team debut for Ross County against Stirling Albion on 14th November in a 3-0 win.
Harry Paton is a Canadian midfielder who currently plays for Ross County in the SPL. Harry originally came over to the UK to join Fulham before he headed to Scotland in 2016/17 to join Hearts.
Paton joined Ross County in 2018 where he where he went on to win his first pieces of silverware with The Stages as they won both the Scottish Championship and the Scottish Challenge Cup in the 2018/19 season.
Harry has represented Canada at youth level when he was a vital part of the U17 side who participated in the 2015 CONCACAF U17 Championships and then also progressed to play for his county at U20 level.
Curtis Anderson is an English Goalkeeper who currently plays for Wycombe Wanderers in the English Championship. He signed for the side on 2 September 2020 on a one year contract.
Curtis began his career with Blackpool before a transfer to Manchester City aged 11 in 2012 for a fee of £15,000. He remained with their academy sides until March 2019 when he moved stateside to play in the USL Championship for Charlotte Independence.
Curtis has represented England at U16,17,18 and U19 levels and was a vital part of the squad for the England U17 side that finished runners up at the 2-17 UEFA European U17 Championships. In October 2017 he won the FIFA U17 World Cup winning 5-2 in the final to ensure that England won the competition for the first time in their history.
Owain Fon Williams
Owain is a Welsh goalkeeper who completed his youth career at Crewe Alexandra signing his scholarship with the club in 2003.
He made 271 appearances in the Football League including 161 for Tranmere Rovers, as well as representing Stockport County, Bury and Rochdale. Owain moved to Scotland on 16 July 2015 signing for Inverness and making his debut the same day in their UEFA Europa League Qualifying match with Astra Giurgiu of Romania.
A loan move to Indy Eleven occurred ahead of the USL Championship 2018 season where he made 34 appearances playing every minute for his side. Owain played for Hamilton Academical in the 2019/20 season before signing for Dunfermline on a 2 year deal on 3 August 2020.
Owain is a Welsh Youth International who made his debut for the U17 side in November 2003 during a 4-0 win over Azerbaijan in a UEFA European U17 Championship Qualifying match. After four appearances for the U19 side he moved up to the U21s playing almost every minute of the 2009 UEFA European U21 Championship Qualifiers. He was first called up to the senior Wales team in February 2009 and was a member of the Wales squad that reached the semi-finals of UEFA Euro 2016.