21 Apr 2016

ESFA Boys U18 Squad 2015-2016

Photograph of The England Schoolboys' Under 18 Squad :: 2015-2016

England Schoolboys' Under 18 Squad :: 2015-2016

Back Row
Ursene Mouanda, Zak Lilly, Aaron Smith, Joseph Thomas,

Middle Row
Mr Steve Wilderspin, Mr Andrew Norwood,
Benjamin Bradshaw, Adam Grange, Joshua Wisson,
Andrew Wycherley, Dan Lawrence,
Matthew Cook, George Lamb, Samuel Orisatoki,
Mr Andy Blight, Mr Ben Lavelle,

Front Row
Joshua Shonibare, Joe Hartshorne, James O'halloran,
Mr Mike Spinks,
George O'malley, Cianan Breen, Sam Woodward

ESFA Squad Members

The players selected for the England Squad for the forthcoming programme of international matches for 2015-2016 season are:

CSFA :: County Schools' Football Association

photograph portrate of Andrew Wycherley
1 Andrew Wycherley

Position : Goalkeeper.
CSFA : Shropshire County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Walford & N Shropshire Coll.
Current Club : The New Saints.
Born : 28 May 1998.


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2 George O'malley

Position : Right Back.
CSFA : Middlesex County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Harrow School.
Current Club : Harefield United.
Born : 28 October 1998.


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3 Samuel Orisatoki

Position : Left Back.
CSFA : Kent County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Beths Grammar School.
Current Club : Thamesmead Town.
Born : 05 March 1998.


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4 Matthew Cook

Position : Centre Back.
CSFA : Norfolk County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Dereham 6th Form College.
Current Club : Dereham FC.
Born : 31 May 1998.


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5 Joshua Wisson

Position : Centre Back.
CSFA : Kent County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Maplesden Noakes School.
Current Club : Sittingbourne.
Born : 12 May 1998.


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6 Ursene Mouanda

Position : Midfield.
CSFA : Northumberland County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Monkseaton High School.
Current Club : Bishop Auckland.
Born : 02 August 1998.


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7 Joshua Shonibare

Position : Right Wing.
CSFA : Kent County Schools' F.A.
Current School : The Ravensbourne School.
Current Club : None.
Born : 29 May 1998.


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8 Cianan Breen

Position : Midfield.
CSFA : Devon County Schools F.A.
Current School : South Dartmoor College.
Current Club : Chelsea Foundation.
Born : 27 February 1998.


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9 Aaron Smith

Position : Centre Forward.
CSFA : Greater Manchester County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Wellacre Academy.
Current Club : Ramsbottom United.
Born : 24 March 1998.


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10 Benjamin Bradshaw

Position : Centre Midfield.
CSFA : Leicestershire & Rutland County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Kettering Science Academy.
Current Club : Kettering Town FC.
Born : 02 January 1999.


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11 Joseph Thomas

Position : Forward.
CSFA : Shropshire County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Thomas Telford School.
Current Club : Stafford Rangers.
Born : 07 January 1998.


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12 James O'halloran

Position : Left Forward.
CSFA : Kent County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Wrotham School.
Current Club : Maidstone United.
Born : 09 April 1999.


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13 Dan Lawrence

Position : Goalkeeper.
CSFA : Wiltshire County Schools' F.A.
Current School : New College.
Current Club : Swindon Supermarine.
Born : 15 October 1998.


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14 Zak Lilly

Position : Centre Forward.
CSFA : Shropshire County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Thomas Telford School.
Current Club : Telford United.
Born : 25 June 1998.


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15 George Lamb

Position : Central Defender.
CSFA : Gloucestershire County Schools' F.A.
Current School : Hartpury College.
Current Club : Hungerford Town.
Born : 08 April 1998.


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16 Joe Hartshorne

Position : Centre Forward.
CSFA : Staffordshire County Schools F.A.
Current School : Staffordshire Uni Academy.
Current Club : Heath Hayes.
Born : 13 January 1999.


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17 Sam Woodward

Position : Forward.
CSFA : Hampshire County Schools F.A.
Current School : Wilden School.
Current Club : Portsmouth FC.
Born : 29 September 1998.


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18 Adam Grange

Position : Midfield.
CSFA : Hampshire County Schools F.A.
Current School : Sparsholt Academy.
Current Club : Sparsholt Academy.
Born : 14 January 1999.


ESFA Under 18 Staff

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Mr Andy Blight

Position : International Team Manager.
Current School : Northumberland C of E Academy, Ashington.

Andy has taken the role of Team Manager after being Assistant Manager to Mr Andy Blight during 2012 and 2013. He is currently Director of Sport at Northumberland Church of England Academy, Ashington. He has been coaching football for 17 years and is the present manager of the Northumberland U16 county schools’ team. He has also coached Academy and Centre of Excellence teams at Middlesbrough and Newcastle United FC. A UEFA 'A' licence coach and FA coach educator.

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Mr Benjamin Lavelle

Position : Assistant Teaam Manager.
Current School : Aspire Academy, Blackpool.

Ben is an 'A' licence coach and lives in Lytham St Annes.



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Mr Andrew Norwood

Position : Goalkeeper Coach.
Current School : Garibaldi College, Nottingham.

Andy teaches Physical Education at Garibaldi College in Nottingham and specialises in football. He has gained numerous coaching awards including his level 1 and 2 in Goalkeeping and will be overseeing the technical development of the U18 Goalkeepers this year. He will combine this role alongside his current duties with the U15 England Schoolgirl team, a role he began at the start of last season. Andy is also a staff member on our summer development course.

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Mr Steve Wilderspin

Position : Sports Therapist.
Current School : Thomas Telford School, Telford.

Steve is the Director of Football at Thomas Telford School. He holds the FA Diploma in the Treatment of Injuries award, is an FA Medical Tutor as well as being a Level 4 Sports Massage Therapist and member of the SMA. Steve is match day therapist to Airbus UK in the Premier League of Wales and this season he has taken on the role of U18 manager of the Shropshire Schools and Colleges FA where he can put his UEFA B coaching licence to use. Steve also enjoys playing golf in his spare time (of which he does not have much) and he has followed the fortunes of Liverpool FC since he was knee high.

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