The progress of teenage midfielder Louis Reed has been recognised by the League Football Education (LFE).
Four times per season, the LFE announce 'The 11', which acknowledges the football and academic progress of apprentice players up and down the land and our 17-year-old, who played a major role in Tuesday's victory over Yeovil Town, is included.
The competition also assesses other factors such as apprentice involvement in club community based initiatives, is judged by LFE's team of regional officers and will run on four occasions (October, December, February and May) during the 2014/15 season.
Those who make LFE's XI for October are:
- Jordan Holmes (AFC Bournemouth)
- James Bree (Barnsley)
- Max Lowe (Derby County)
- Callum Wood (Hartlepool United)
- Kabongo Tshimanga (MK Dons)
- Regan Poole (Newport County)
- Nyal Bell (Rochdale)
- Louis Reed (Sheffield United)
- Ryan Johnson (Stevenage)
- Tom Smith (Swindon Town)
- Louis Robles (Wigan Athletic)
LFE chief executive Alan Sykes said: "This competition is associated directly to apprentice reviews that are conducted by our regional officer's throughout the season and is a great way to showcase the achievements and progress of talented young footballers on the apprenticeship programme."
For in depth profiles on all of the players named in 'The 11' for October please visit www.lfe.org.uk/news/the-11-in-depth-october-2014