The Swindon Town Centre of Excellence head back to Northern Ireland this week to participate in the 2010 Milk Cup.
Town are taking part in the Junior Section of the competition, a trophy they won in 2006 and has since been won by Guadalajara of Mexico and Everton on two occasions.
On Monday 26th July, Town take on Mexican club Cruz Azul before facing County Londonderry the next day.
Milk Cup Junior Section Teams
Hapoel Be’er Sheva
Republic of Ireland
Queen of the South F.C.
United States of America
South Coast Bayern
Players who have featured for Swindon Town at the Milk Cup
Joined Swindon Town’s youth set-up upon his release from Southampton’s academy.
He made his Swindon Town debut aged 17 and went on to play 38 league games for the club, scoring 5 goals.
In 2007, still only 18 years old, David Moyes took the forward to Everton.
He has only made one league appearance for the Toffee’s but enjoyed a good loan spell with Motherwell last season.
An England youth international midfielder who joined Swindon when he was only 8 years old and his subsequent progress saw the club offer him a four-year contract when he was only 12.
After signing for the Premier League outfit in 2010 the Head of the Academy at Manchester City, Mark Allen, said that the Blues were ‘looking forward to helping him develop even further following on from the good start to his career he had at Swindon Town’
Talented goalkeeper who joined Liverpool earlier this year.
BILLY BODIN & WILL EVANS
The stand-out players of recent Swindon Town junior squads. Evans captained the Town youth side while Bodin has represented Wales at Under-18 and Under-21 level.
Promising things were expected of Mills after creating a lot of buzz while at Swindon who was playing for England at youth level. A move to Tottenham Hotspur followed where he reached the reserves but after unsuccessful loan move to Gillingham was as good as it got for Mills during his professional career.
He has recently joined his hometown club Winchester City who are managed by Swindon Town flop Glenn Cockerill. They play in the Wessex Premier League, where Charlie Austin was playing a year ago.
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