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Bobby Decordova-Reid signed for Bristol City Academy as a youngster from Bristol Central Youth. After a loan spell at Plymouth, Bobby broke into the City first team, eventually scoring an impressive 21 goals in 52 games for Bristol City in the Championship during the 2017/18 season. This earned him a move to the Premier League for Cardiff and Fulham, as well as the Jamaica international team.

Bobby Decordova-Reid

Lloyd Kelly joined Bristol City Academy from Bristol Central at 12 years old. After breaking through to the Bristol City first team in 2017, he represented England U20's and U21's a total of 19 times. Lloyd went on to play in the Premier League for AFC Bournemouth, where he is currently captain at 23 years of age. Lloyd frequently returns to Bristol Central and sponsored the club's kits during the 2021/2022 season.

Lloyd Kelly

Rolando Aarons joined Bristol City from Bristol Central but was released at 16 - when Newcastle United swooped in and signed him. Rolando made 14 Premier League appearances for the Magpies, before playing in Serie A, Czech First League and the Scottish Premiership. Rolando now plays for Huddersfield Town in the EFL Championship and made his debut for Jamaica's international team in 2022.

Rolando Aarons


Layah Douglas played at Bristol Central until 2018, where at U15s she went to Bristol City. She later joined Bristol Rovers Ladies.

Layah Douglas

Kaiden captained Bristol Central U12's Gloucestershire FA Cup winning side in 2018. As an intelligent, powerful and athletic centre half, he then went on to trial with a plethora of clubs who were hungry for his signature - thanks to the support of Bristol ADC - and he eventually signed for Chelsea FC. Kaiden was part of the U18's Chelsea side that won the Premier League Cup in 2021.

Kaiden W.

Khari signed for Bristol City in 2019 as a 16 year old from Bristol Central. He was offered a scholarship and has played in the U23's. Khari was on loan at Taunton Town during the 2021/2022 season.

Khari Allen


Alvaro scored one of his trademark under-the-wall freekicks as part of the U12's Gloucestershire FA Cup final win in 2018. Alvaro's trickery and flair soon caught the attention of big clubs, as he trialled for Chelsea FC where former Bristol Central teammate Kaiden had signed. Eventually, he signed with Birmingham City FC, making appearances for their U18's during the 2021/2022 season.

Alvaro R.

Ibz played for the Bristol Central Under 16s team that won the Gloucestershire FA Cup in 2009. He went on to play in the GB Paralymics 7-a-side football team in the London games in 2012, where he was the top scorer for GB with 4 goals.

Ibrahima Diallo

Ephraim was the same age group as Kaiden and Alvaro, though played a year up in the older age group because of his skill and ruthlessness. Ephraim signed for Bristol City Academy and made his debut as a 16 year old in the Under 23's during the 2021/2022 season.

Ephraim Y.


Henry joined Bristol Rovers academy from Bristol Central and was offered a 2 year scholarship in 2019. He was released from Bristol Rovers in 2021.

Henry Njonjo

Shaquille left Bristol Central to join Bristol Rovers. He made his first team debut for Bristol Rovers in 2013. Shaquile had a brief trial with Bristol City before going on to play on the non-league circuit for clubs such as Bath City, Mangotsfield United and Weston-super-Mare.

Shaquille Hunter

Joe is a talented goalkeeper who signed for Bristol City Academy at Under 9's. From the same age group as Kaiden, Alvaro and Ephraim, Joe is another from this school year who has excelled. Joe represented England U15's in 2020 and was awarded a scholarship with Bristol City in 2022.

Joe D.


Jemar was 16 when he signed for Bristol City in 2019, playing for the same team is Khari. Jemar is a left winger that currently plays in the U23's at Bristol City.

Jemar South Thomas

Jamal played with Bristol Central right up until U16's, where he was picked up by Plymouth Argyle and offered a scholarship. Jamal was released by Plymouth in 2022.

Jamal Salawu

Sahr played with Bristol Central from U9's in 2012 until U16's in 2019, where he went to Chippenham Town Academy, then later Oldham Athletic and Bristol City.

Sahr Nanoh

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