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Ben Chrisene

The shining light in Aston Villa’s Under-18s

Sean Verity’s Aston Villa Under-18's have made an impressive start to the U18 Premier League season after winning five in a row at the...
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...
Ramsey signed a new deal in January

Jacob Ramsey’s rise at Bodymoor Heath

Aston Villa’s youth academy is full of exciting prospects from Carney Chukwuemeka to Louie Barry, Kaine Kesler and Jadon Philogene-Bidace - the Ramsey brothers...
Louie Barry

Louie Barry can become Aston Villa’s No.9 for many years to come

At one corner of the Camp Nou, jammed in between the northern end of the stadium and the maternity hospital, stands the former 18th-century...

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...
Colin Odutayo

Aston Villa U18s making great strides

Aston Villa have been busy restructuring recruitment and youth development operations over recent months as the club begins to lay the foundations for NSWE’s...

The budding goalkeepers at Bodymoor Heath

Aston Villa are bringing through a new conveyor belt of talent at Bodymoor Heath with a trio of goalkeepers all destined for big things...

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...

Aston Villa ‘excited’ about Jaden Philogene-Bidace’s development

Jaden Philogene-Bidace has put pen-to-paper on a new contract with Aston Villa to become the newest academy graduate to make it off Bodymoor Heath’s...

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...