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Youngest Beckham Cruz, 10, said to be best of the brothers

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"No other training program like it in the world."

 

On any given night at Arsenal's Hale End academy, Brooklyn Beckham may find himself under the watchful eye of ex-England midfielder Dennis Wise.

Like Brooklyn, Wise's son, Henry, is one of the young hopefuls enrolled at the Gunners' Walthamstow complex. Some evenings he may even find himself being put through his paces by Thierry Henry, who is taking regular sessions with the club's academy as he completes his coaching badge. 

And then, of course, there's dad David, a regular at Hale End as he keeps tabs on the fledgling careers of his eldest son — as well as Romeo and Cruz, who are also on Arsenal's books. No pressure then, Brooklyn.   

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Stuttgart Academy Continues Policy of Youth



Having won three Bundesliga titles and three DFB Cups, the southwest club are not only one of Germany's most successful clubs in terms of silverware. They also boast one of the best records for producing and nurturing home-grown talent, and that is set to continue following the opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art youth academy.

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Five Bayern Munich Youth Players that Deserve to Go to Qatar


Due to the league structure in Germany, Bayern Munich have an opportunity that most top European clubs do not have: a long, extended look at their youth players. The fixture list on these trips to Doha, Qatar and other spots in the Middle East might look daft and superfluous, but it has really transformed into a midseason springboard for several youth players.

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Ten Barcelona products who failed to live up to their billing ft. Bojan, Cuenca


Barcelona’s La Masia academy is famed for producing some of the finest talents in world football’s recent history.

Lionel Messi, is just one example. Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets and Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta have all come through the youth ranks in Catalonia as well, with varying degrees of success, along with plenty of other famous names who have now retired.

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S P A I N

:: Southampton doing it the Barcelona way

:: Real Madrid grooming Cali 7th grader

:: 16 year old signs with Real Madrid

:: Real Madrid launch academy in Tanzania

:: Atletico knock Arsenal from youth league

:: Madrid says it complies w/FIFA re minors

E N G L A N D

:: Who are Chelsea's FA Youth Wonderkids

:: Royle says Everton deals vital to Acdemy

:: L'pool's next dev steps for wonderkid

:: England call up four from Hull academy

:: Crewe should be proud of youth success

:: van Gaal: why Utd academy is important

 G E R M A N Y

:: German Youth System Shines at WC14

:: Bundesliga Academies Paying Off

I T A L Y

:: Inter youth win Viareggio tournament

:: AC Milan: 8 Academy prospects to watch

:: Roma v Feyenord: Battle of the Academies

:: Juventus to meet with Sp. Kansas 17yo

:: Roma Announce US soccer academy deal

:: Inter could send prospects to DC United

F R AN C E

:: T. Henry to coach at Arsenal academy

N E T H E R L A N D S

:: Ajax: How a Soccer Star Is Made

:: Ajax is Europe's Most Prolific Academy

:: Roma v Feyenord: Battle of the Academies

:: Daley Blind revisits Ajax to say goodbye



U S A

:: MLSer talks US development vs Europe

:: Juventus to meet with Sp. Kansas 17yo

:: Roma Announce US soccer academy deal

:: Inter could send prospects to DC United

B E L G I U M

:: Utd: Belgium can strengthen academy

 

W O R L D

:: AUS: Academies good for the game

:: T&T: Stern John Now Academy Coach