Home U23 & Academy

U23 & Academy

Chukwuemeka and Coutinho

Chukwuemeka: The grass isn’t always greener

I am too old now to get upset when my football team loses players. Although I have never experienced the heights of Aston Villa...

Indiana Vassilev returns from the US

Aston Villa's 20-year-old striker, Indiana Vassilev is back at Bodymoor Heath and will be hoping to impress new manager Steven Gerrard. Vassilev has spent the...

Louie Barry gaining a football education

“In a world of England youth football, they all know Louie Barry because he’s the best 16-year-old in the country – and he’s just...
Cameron Archer

Cameron Archer – A future star?

This week, Aston Villa switched their focus from the Premier League to the Carabao Cup. The draw in the previous round saw the Villans...
Sil Swinkels

Villa’s exciting academy continues to prosper

Aston Villa are a club that has always prided itself on producing and nurturing the finest young footballing talent England has to offer. Over the...

Villa’s young stars will continue to shine

With the European Championships coming to a conclusion, the Villa hierarchy will have one eye on next season. There is plenty going on behind...

Second city academies up and running again

Only three out of the 101 players to have been called up to an England squad ahead of a major tournament since 2000 were...

Aston Villa’s academy success is no coincidence

Aston Villa’s Under-18s won the FA Youth Cup for the first time in 19 years as the club’s academy continues to turn heads across...

Bradley Young key to Aston Villa’s FA Youth Cup exploits

Bradley Young has scored 20 goals this season in games for Aston Villa’s Academy sides, with many of his strikes coming in the Under-18...
Kahrel Reddin

Youngsters getting their chance to shine as Aston Villa’s academy starts to flourish

Aston Villa are intent on building a powerhouse academy to supply England with a new generation of talent with players developing at Bodymoor Heath...