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Elite Development Squad

The Elite Development Squad continued to thrive under Patrick Vieira’s leadership, finishing the season as Under 21 Premier League International Cup Winners after a gripping final match against FC Porto.

In the UEFA U19 Youth League, the EDS were the only unbeaten team in the group stage. They made it to the quarter-finals where they were knocked out by a strong Roma side in March 2014.

A total of ten players were involved in first team games; in the Premier League, FA Cup, Capital One Cup, friendly matches and the UEFA Champions League. These players were: Jose Pozo, Angelino, George Glendon, Sinan Bytyqi, Thierry Ambrose, Brandon Barker, Bersant Celina, Olivier Ntcham, Seko Fofana and Manuel Garcia.

Jason Denayer, Marcos Lopes and Seko Fofana had very successful loans during the 2014-15 season to Celtic, Lille and Fulham respectively.

A total of ten players were involved in first team games in the Premier League, FA Cup, Capital One Cup, friendly matches and the UEFA Champions League