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Academy Staff

Academy Manager and Lead Professional Development Phase Coach (U18): Nick Harrison
Professional Development Phase (U18 and U16) Coach: Andy Fensome
Head of Recruitment and Academy Safeguarding Officer: Andy Livingstone
Performance Analyst: Daniel Atkinson
Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach: Jack Cudworth
Host Family: Joan McCallion
Lead Youth Development Phase (U12 to U16) Coach: John Prince
Head of Coaching: Matt Craddock
Lead Foundation Phase Coach (U5 to U11): Paul Gray
Head of Academy Education: Philip Brown
Academy Administrator: Ruth Fensome
Head of Medicine and Sports Science: Tim Horn

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

Gallery: Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup Final

20 April 2019

View a gallery of images courtesy of photographers Dave Kendall and Pete Burns from the youth team's Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup final against Wigan Athletic.

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Youth Team

Baxter: “We Ran Out Of Steam.”

20 April 2019

Jack Baxter felt fatigue played its part as the youth team saw the game taken away from them by two late goals in the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup final.

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Youth Team

Nick Takes Positives From Final Loss

20 April 2019

Nick Harrison felt there were positives to be taken for his side despite falling to a 5-2 defeat to Wigan Athletic in the Lancashire FA Professional Youth Cup final.

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Youth Team

Potts Shifts Focus To Cup Final

16 April 2019

Youth team forward Louis Potts felt he and his team-mates lacked some good fortune in their defeat to Morecambe but is looking to move on from it quickly approaching Saturday’s Lancashire FA...

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Youth Team

Pollard In Contention For LFE Goal Of The Month Award

10 April 2019

Josh Pollard has become the latest Academy player this season to be nominated for the League Football Education’s [LFE] Goal of the Month award.

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Youth Team

Nolan Pleased To Make Mark

31 March 2019

Youth team midfielder Joe Nolan was pleased to play his part in the young Lilywhites’ 2-0 win against Port Vale on his return to the starting line-up.

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Youth Team

Tyrhys Wants To Maintain Momentum

24 March 2019

Tyrhys Dolan is looking for the youth team to build on their unbeaten run and continue developing a winning mentality going into the closing stages of the campaign.

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Youth Team

Every Game Provides A Lesson For Walker

12 March 2019

Ethan Walker said the youth team must learn from their mistakes in the 1-1 draw against Walsall – as they do after every game.

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