11 scholars set to take their first steps on the ladder...
The club's is set to welcome 11 new scholars to Thorp Arch this summer, including a two England youth internationals.
The majority of the new recruits have progressed through the club's Academy and development system, playing at levels from under-16s and below. A handful have also featured in the club's under-18 side this term.
Goalkeeper Dan Atkinson and midfielder Tyler Denton have represented England at youth level while fellow goalkeeper Brad Dixon has also attended international training camps.
The players join on an initial two-year scholarship programme that combines both football and education.
The confirmed new arrivals for the summer of 2012 are: Tyler Denton, Brad Dixon, Ali Amiri, Jake Skelton, Kalvin Phillips, Luke Booker, Corey Roper, Lewie Coyle, Dan Atkinson, Alex Purver, Smith Tiesse.