The FSF and why youth development matters

The FSF and why youth development matters – An analysis of the English Premier League’s Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP) youth development scheme, published by The Football Supporters’ Federation

Last week Andre Villas-Boas said that Premier League clubs should be allowed feeder sides in the Championship. The vast majority of fans feel it’s a non-starter and the Football League rejected it outright. But the idea of elite clubs wanting an increasing slice of the youth development pie is a familiar and worrying one. Football Supporters’ Federation deputy chair Jon Keen explains why…

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