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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceMore than 500 members of staff from PL and EFL Academies congregated at Wolves' Molineux for the start of the two-day event
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceBurnley manager Sean Dyche shared the secrets to his success and took questions from coaches in attendance
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferencePremier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore was also among the speakers on the main stage
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceCollaboration was the key theme, with Academy staff of all levels and experience sharing best practice and learning off their counterparts from the 92 PL and EFL clubs
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceWest Brom coach James Shan used the Molineux pitch to run a "matchday minus one" training session, which he uses to prepare for a match. He explained his methods as he went along for the attendees watching from the stands
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceScott Sellars, Wolves' PL2 coach, ran attacking drills during his breakout session. "For all coaches it's good to see new people work and hear new messages. The game's constantly changing."
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceOn the evening of the first day, young players from 14 different clubs were recipients of the 2017/18 Scholar of the Year award
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceQPR's Chris Ramsey (left) and Charlton's Steve Avory (right) received the Eamonn Dolan award from 2016/17 winner Natalie Henderson (centre), for their exceptional contributions to youth development
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceThe conference concluded at The Hawthorns, with West Brom Academy graduate Sam Field (second from left) and Wolves youngster Morgan Gibbs-White (second from right) among the speakers
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    2017/18 PL Youth Development ConferenceA diverse range of speakers reflected the League's commitment to equality and diversity. The PL's Elite Coach Apprenticeship Scheme (ECAS) provides the opportunity to include six black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), and female coaches per intake