Liam O’Connell of the USL Academy League

Liam O’Connell is the Senior Director of Youth Development of the USL and joins us to talk about the recent announcement of a USL Academy League which will field clubs all over the country attached to League 2, League 1, and Championship sides. We cover topics like filling gaps left by the USSDA, travel and flexibility, the importance of a seamless academy to pro pathway, solidarity payments and training compensation, and even pro/rel within the league.

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Liam O’Connell and the USL Academy League

Liam O’Connell is the Senior Director of Youth Development of the USL and joins us to talk about the recent announcement of a USL Academy League which will field clubs all over the country attached to League 2, League 1, and Championship sides. We cover topics like filling gaps left by the USSDA, travel and flexibility, the importance of a seamless academy to pro pathway, solidarity payments and training compensation, and even pro/rel within the league.

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