Academy

KIRKBY, ENGLAND - Monday, February 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Cameron Brannagan in action against Sunderland during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Jerome Sinclair made his Premier League debut against Chelsea, Jack Lusby selects three Liverpool Academy stars who should follow him this season.
KIRKBY, ENGLAND - Monday, February 16, 2015: Liverpool's Academy during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Portuguese Youngster Paulo Alves - also known as Paulinho (Little Paul).

As Liverpool U21s ran out 2-1 winners over Leicester City U21s on Monday, Jack Lusby shines the spotlight on five potential first-team hopefuls.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 30, 2015: Liverpool's Ryan Kent celebrates scoring the first goal against Everton during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at Goodison Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool likely to only qualify for the Europa League this season, Brendan Rodgers says he will use it to blood the club's considerable youth banks.
KIRKBY, ENGLAND - Monday, February 16, 2015: Liverpool's Academy during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Discussing the Liverpool FC Academy, with focus on under-16s coach Pepijn Lijnders who is highly regarded across Europe.
KIRKBY, ENGLAND - Monday, February 16, 2015: Liverpool's Academy during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Academy observer PJ Vaughan uses the opportunity (and boredom) of the international break to run the rule over the Reds' promising Under 21 and...
ST HELENS, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 8, 2013: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before the NextGen Series Group 5 match against Inter Milan at Langtree Park. Back row L-R: Ryan McLaughlin, Lloyd Jones, goalkeeper Ryan Fulton, Marc Pelosi, Jakub Sokolik, Jordan Ibe, Samed Yesil. Front row L-R: Krisztian Adorjan, captain Conor Coady, Brad Smith, Jerome Sinclair. (Pic by Chris Brunskill/Propaganda)

With several under-21s players expected to leave the club this month on loan, PJ Vaughan takes a look at some of the older players...
CHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 21, 2015: Liverpool's goal scorers Harry Wilson (2), Jerome Sinclair (2) and Sergi Canos celebrate after the 5-2 victory over Derby County during the FA Youth Cup 4th Round match at the Deva Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool look set to allow some of their Academy stars to leave the club on loan before the end of the month. After a fantastic...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, December 9, 2014: Liverpool's Jerome Sinclair celebrates scoring the third goal against FC Basel during the UEFA Youth League Group B match at Langtree Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With 22 goals this season, Jerome Sinclair has consistently impressed in Liverpool Academy sides in 2014/15. Jack Lusby gives the lowdown on the teenage...

Youtube video channel Copa90 go behind the scenes at the Liverpool FC Academy, speaking to Philippe Coutinho as part of the club's Academy day...
SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's Oviemuno Ejaria Sheyi Ojo in action against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Youth League Group B match at the Georgi Asparuhov Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sheyi Ojo may be the next young Liverpool star to head out on loan this January, according to U21s manager Michael Beale. Ojo is one...
CHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 21, 2015: Liverpool's goal scorers Harry Wilson (2), Jerome Sinclair (2) and Sergi Canos celebrate after the 5-2 victory over Derby County during the FA Youth Cup 4th Round match at the Deva Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Two goals each for Harry Wilson and Jerome Sinclair, plus one for Sergi Canos, gave Liverpool an emphatic 5-2 win over Derby County in...
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Liverpool's Fabio Borini celebrates scoring the first goal against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Stephen McGarty takes an optimistic look at the long-term future of the club, with many reasons for why the future looks bright at Anfield. Uncertainty. It’s...

Liverpool under-18s began their FA Youth Cup campaign in style with a comfortable 2-0 win over Bradford City at Langtree Park on Monday Evening. Liverpool...

Liverpool U19s, just like the first team, had to beat Basel to progress to the latter stages of the UEFA Youth League. However the...

Liverpool U18s made the short trip to Altrincham to take on rivals Manchester United on Friday night. PJ Vaughan reports on the match.
SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's Oviemuno Ejaria Sheyi Ojo in action against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Youth League Group B match at the Georgi Asparuhov Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

17-year-old forward Sheyi Ojo has travelled as part of Liverpool's squad to face Leicester City tonight - could he be the next to make...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2009: Liverpool players warm-up before the FA Premier Academy League match against Manchester City at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool stumbled past Middlesbrough in the League Cup on Tuesday night, but among the positives was the debut of Jordan Williams - who replaced...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2009: Liverpool players warm-up before the FA Premier Academy League match against Manchester City at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With the Liverpool Academy undergoing a thorough overhaul, Jack Lusby takes a look at the changes within the club’s set-up. Earlier this month, the pieces...
ANFIELD, ENGLAND - Friday, May 2, 2014: Liverpool's reserve team head coach Alex Inglethorpe looks dejected as he see his side lose 1-0 to Manchester United during the Under 21 FA Premier League Semi-Final match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have reshaped their youth system, promoting under-21s manager Alex Inglethorpe to academy director. The reshuffle takes place following former academy director Frank McParland and...

Neil Poole is encouraged by the potential of Liverpool’s latest batch of up-and-coming youngsters. However, he explains how the pedestals built for such blossoming...
Jordan Rossiter of Liverpool poses with award during the Liverpool FC 2014 Players' Awards Dinner on May 6, 2014 in Liverpool, England.

Midfielder Jordan Rossiter collected Liverpool's academy player of the year award at the club's 2014 awards dinner on Tuesday night. We spoke to the...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2009: Liverpool players warm-up before the FA Premier Academy League match against Manchester City at the Kirkby Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After reports last week that Liverpool are interested in West Brom starlet Tyler Roberts, Scott Taylor gives you the lowdown on the teenager. After hearing...

Liverpool Under 17s have just finished competing in the 2014 Aegon Future Cup, Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylorUK) reviews the tournament from a Liverpool perspective and...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, March 7, 2014: Liverpool's Jack Dunn [R} celebrates scoring the second goal against West Ham United during the Under 21 FA Premier League match at the Rush Green Stadium. (Pic by Nicky Hayes/Propaganda)

Liverpool under 21s moved a step closer to qualifying for the end of season play-offs with a hard fought 1-0 win away at Chelsea...

For many of you that watched Liverpool Under 21s recent 2-1 defeat to Fulham, you will have noticed that neither Yusuf Mersin or Ryan...
READING, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 12, 2014: Liverpool's players look dejected after losing 5-4 on penalties after a 4-4 draw against Reading during the FA Youth Cup Quarter-Final match at the Madejski Stadium. Jordan Rossiter, Harry Wilson, Daniel Trickett-Smith, Daniel Cleary, Jordan Williams, Sergi Canos, Sheyi Ojo (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have bowed out of the FA Youth Cup after losing on penalties to Reading at the Madejski Stadium - the quarter final had...

Liverpool's under 18s progressed to the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup with a 2-0 victory against Watford at Vicarage Road on Wednesday evening. Promising...
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Friday, July 19, 2013: Liverpool supporters during a training session ahead of the club's preseason match against an Indonesian XI at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's under 17s drew an incredible crowd of 35,000 as they beat Frenz United at Sultan Agung Stadium in Indonesia on Wednesday. The famous kopites...

This is the final part of my look at the Liverpool academy. Thanks to all those that took time to read it and those...

Opinion

LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Liverpool's Alberto Moreno and Joe Allen tackle Aston Villa's Christian Benteke during the FA Cup Semi-Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

News that Christian Benteke is Liverpool's "number one target this summer" has been greeted with little enthusiasm from Liverpool supporters. Reports across all the papers...