The Sheffield Wednesday academy has produced many first-team players through the club’s history. But who are the Owls’ latest group of U21 talents trying to make it to Hillsborough?

A handful of the South Yorkshire natives’ academy alumni are in the Owl’s first-team squad at Hillsboroughnow. Liam Palmer, Cameron Dawson and Ciaran Brennan made the Sheffield Wednesday squad from their academy and also helped them secure promotion in 2022/23.

The Owls’ latest academy talents represent Sheffield Wednesday’sU21s in the Professional Development League. They play under Neil Thompson, who returned to the role in January 2022. He had held the role from 2016 to 2019 before joining the club’s senior coaching staff.

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Sheffield Wednesday Under-21 Goalkeepers

Name: Luke Jackson

Date of birth: 18/03/2002

Name: Jack Hall

Date of birth: 10/10/2004

Name: Pierce Charles

Date of birth: 21/07/2005

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Sheffield Wednesday Under-21 Defenders

Name: Gui Siqueira

Date of birth: 06/12/2004

Position: Right-back

Name: Joey Phuthi

Date of birth: 02/01/2005

Position: Right-back

Name: Adam Alimi-Adetoro

Date of birth: 07/07/2002

Position: Centre-half

Name: Mackenzie Maltby

Date of birth: 04/12/2004

Position: Centre-half

Name: Ryan Wilson

Position: Centre-half

Name: Cian Flannery

Date of birth: 10/12/2004

Position: Left-back

Name: Sam Reed

Position: Left-back

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Sheffield Wednesday Under-21 Midfielders

Name: Jay Glover

Date of birth: 01/05/2003

Position: Central midfielder

Name: Rio Shipston

Date of birth: 07/11/2004

Position: Central midfielder

Name: Jay Buchan

Date of birth: 07/03/2005

Position: Central midfielder

Name: Sean Fusire

Date of birth: 31/05/2005

Position: Central midfielder

Sheffield Wednesday Under-21 Forwards

Name: Luke Cook

Date of birth: 14/11/2002

Position: Centre-forward

Name: Bailey-Tye Cadamarteri

Date of birth: 09/05/2005

Position: Centre-forward

Name: Favour Onukwuli

Position: Centre-forward