Liam Ravenhill Wiki – Liam Ravenhill Biography
Doncaster Rovers prospect Liam Ravenhill is attracting the attention of many rival clubs who have received warnings about his progress this season.
The 17-year-old midfielder made his debut in Doncaster’s FA Cup tie with FC United last month and watched a solid performance against the Wolves at the Papa John’s EFL Trophy three days later.
Son of former Doncaster midfielder Ricky Ravenhill, his sophomore apprentice Liam is quickly gaining a reputation for his work rate and has already been summoned by Northern Ireland U21 for their European Championship qualifying campaigns.
He was training with the first team in the summer, and manager Darren Moore took a closer look after throwing him into pre-season friendly games.
Since then, his progress has been recorded by rival clubs and Doncaster is considering getting his first professional contract soon to protect his youthful assets.
Doncaster first team coach Andy Butler was enthusiastic in praise of the young man after making his breakthrough.
‘Liam was excellent at training,’ said Butler. He has a really good demeanor. He plays similar to his father. He likes to get around the ball. Obviously a little better quality than his father! He’s a good boy, he’s learning.
“Chief, we’ll sit with him and see where he can improve and how we can help him and where he can collect empty spaces differently.”
Ravenhill continues to train with the first team to build his impressive debut.
The young man also received applause from the field. Acknowledging academic progress in addition to football in the Football League’s junior apprentices, League Football Education (LFE) named it on the ‘The 11’ list, which featured players under the age of 18 who performed well for their club for November. taking part in community or charitable initiatives.
LFE district chief Pat Lally recognized Ravenhill for starting a sign language course and winning the culinary competition.