UK time is: 18:48:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Southampton Introduces New Scholars

The reputation that our Academy has gained is expected to go from strength to strength.

The New Football Development Centre at Staplewood is up and running and welcomes five more youngsters to it for the coming season.

The five youngsters have signed up hoping to emulate former Academy players. They all hope to become Southampton players of the future.

Whilst entry into the Academy as a full-time Scholar is a huge achievement in itself, they now have the chance to break into the professional game.

Steven Mowthorpe - Goalkeeper - has been with us since the Under-14's level. He is a strong shotstopper who also distributes the ball well. Even though only 16 has already played at Under-18 level.

Conor O'Sullivan - Left Back - Here we have a pacy full back who comes from Bristol. He has been with the Academy since impressing us in a six week trial back in 2007.

Corby Moore - Centre Midfield - This youngster has a growing reputation for his ball skills and mental awareness. Corby has been with us since he was eight and he has shown such dedication that he has had recognition at the England Under 17 level.

Daniel Bowman - Right Back - Here we have another long term student. Athletic and technical prowess gives this young defender an assured look. One thing that will make him popular is the little fact that he played in our Under-18 victory over Pompey Under-18's last season.

Joe Curtis - Centre Midfield - Joe is a creative midfielder who was formerly captain of Leicester City's Under-16's. Our club's reputation for helping youngsters has helped bring him here.

His father was a professional footballer with Charlton Athletic and Northampton Town hos hometown club.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: SFC Forever Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 8 2010

Time: 8:52PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Nice to see our future is being taken good care of by the club. Our academy has done well over the years and with good luck we will unearth some more diamonds.
VS sparkle
Report Abuse
08/07/2010 21:00:00

Welcome to the full time shift boys. Good luck and hope all turnes out well for ou.
VSrednwhite
Report Abuse
09/07/2010 09:38:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Southampton Articles

Southampton Tickets Priced Too High? (Saturday March 28 2015)

Bertrand Gets England Call Up (Saturday March 28 2015)

Wanyama Excited By European Challenge (Thursday March 26 2015)

Successful Knee Surgery For Forster (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Cropper Gets USA Call (Monday March 23 2015)

Archived Southampton Articles

List All Vital Saints Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Arsenal 30 18 6 6 27 60
4. Man Utd 30 17 8 5 25 59
5. Liverpool 30 16 6 8 12 54
6. Southampton 30 16 5 9 21 53
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 5 53
8. Swansea 30 12 7 11 -4 43
9. West Ham 30 11 9 10 3 42

Breaking League News

Did You Watch England Last Night?
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:44:01
Hammers on the Trail of Onuoha
West Ham : 01/04/2015 18:37:01
Who Gained The Most?
Spurs : 01/04/2015 18:36:00
Carroll Out for Season?
Spurs : 01/04/2015 18:16:01
How About Our Friend Raheem?
Chelsea : 01/04/2015 18:01:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Forster 2%
Clyne 0%
Fonte 0%
Alderweireld 0%
Bertrand 19%
S Davis 0%
Schneiderlin 0%
Long 0%
Mane 0%
Tadic 0%
Pelle 4%
Sub - K Davis 71%
Sub - Wanyama 4%