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Beevers Up For Gong

Wednesday youngster Mark Beevers is one of six top young talents to be shortlisted for this year's best young apprentice award in the Championship.

The nomination is a sign of how far the Barnsley-born youngster has come during his spell at Hillsborough, and whether win or lose, the 18-year-old is sure to become one of the hottest talents to come through the Owls' youth system in some time.

Wickes, who sponsor the award, announced Beevers on the shortlist of the third Wickes Young Apprentice Trophy, which will see Beevers rewarded for his efforts should he win, and 5,000 given to the club's youth policy.

The centre-back will be up against Leicester City's Joe Mattock, who is expected to come out on top following his inclusion in the England under-21's squad, Barnsley's Mark Devonshire, Cardiff City's Anthony Acheampong, Crystal Palace's Lee Hills and Tommy Smith of Ipswich Town.

The news is a further boost to Beevers, who excelled in the Steel City Derby clash at the weekend, after also being told he was on standy for England's under-19 squad this week.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 24 2008

Time: 11:22AM

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And he deserves to be in there, just gets better with every game.
will it ever happen
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24/01/2008 13:32:00

Well deserved, Fair Play to him
McQuaid-Owls
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24/01/2008 14:56:00

well done young man. how good would he have been on satdi if he hadnt been ill
mick66owl
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24/01/2008 15:29:00

wood alongside him, frankie right back n bullen in Scotland somewhere n we've got ourselves a decent defence!!!!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
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24/01/2008 15:32:00

How long will he be here though, can we keep hold of one player at Wednesday for once?
will it ever happen
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24/01/2008 16:41:00

probably not fella, this kid is quality and has a good future
Holl
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24/01/2008 22:13:00

good on him hope he does well in this award show he has great potinet that is being recognised
ozanne park rangers
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25/01/2008 07:37:00

yep well deserved Mark Beevers
ozanne park rangers
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25/01/2008 07:38:00

good for him, has got better and better so deserves it. hope we can keep him
Walkley
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25/01/2008 18:05:00

how good is he. well the lad was ill b4 last satdis slaughter and he still had sharpe and hulse in his pocket.
mick66owl
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25/01/2008 18:35:00

 

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