Yorkshire news Andy Holdsworth sets challenge to Sheffield Wednesday youngsters after Derby win PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Andy Holdsworth's Under-18s side saw off Category One side Derby County at Hillsborough on Monday night to reach the third round of the FA Youth Cup
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Sheffield Wednesday's batch of promising youngsters have been challenged to try and get Darren Moore's attention. This season has already seen the likes of Pierce Charles, Bailey Cadamarteri and Rio Shipston included in first team matchday squads. And the burgeoning reputation of the club's under-18s was enhanced on Monday night when Andy Holdsworth's side saw off Derby County 1-0 in the second round of the FA Youth Cup. Sean Fusire notched the only goal of the game at Hillsborough as the Owls ' youngsters sealed another home tie against Barnsley in the next round. When asked by Yorkshire Live about the amount of under-18s who have earned the step up to the first team so far this season, Holdsworth said: "It's what we're here for. We're here to try and get these boys in and around the under-21s or the first team. That's the mantra for us as an academy. Read more : Sheffield Wednesday cannot afford to make same Liam Shaw mistake with latest prodigy "Once they then do get into that mix it's then up to them to stay there and work out what they have to do to stay there. They have to push themselves in there. We've seen it down the years with Liam Shaw, Liam Waldock.
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. "The jump from under-18s to under-21s is big. But the jump from under-18s to first team is vast - it's massive. But training and being round first team players every day only takes their game up." On the win over Derby, which saw Wednesday hit the woodwork three times, the former Huddersfield Town defender added: "Everyone put a shift in and worked the gameplan to a treat. It's been the story of our season, playing well, creating chances and then getting hit with a sucker punch but luckily it went for us tonight. "There was a few nerves, obviously playing in front of their family and friends at home, but it's about managing that nervous energy. "It's good for them that they're playing at Hillsborough. It's a fantastic arena, we all come here and know what it's like." READ MORE: History suggests Sheffield Wednesday are right on track to secure promotion to the Championship David Stockdale reveals Sheffield Wednesday are only focused on their results in title race All the latest Wednesday news Darren Moore's World Cup call and Southgate relationship Full injury round-up after Windass and Iorfa scares against Shrewsbury
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