Manchester United visited Everton Football Club for a crucial Barclays Premier U21 Development League (BPDL) game on a damp and chilly night in March 2015. The game matched United, the league leaders, against an Everton team in seventh place needing a win to get within only one point of the Manchester club. Both teams have an outstanding reputation for the development of successful professional players and Everton’s first team frequently feature several players who have come through their youth system. Their most notable product being the present Man United and England captain, Wayne Rooney. United’s youth system, of course, has produced the likes of David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, and the Neville brothers to mention just a few.