Sheffield Wednesday teenager Bailey Cadamarteri scored again to help the U18s beat Coventry City today, which has caused a stir among fans of the Yorkshire club.
The 15-year-old son of former Sheffield United striker Danny Cadamarteri has been part of the Owls academy since joining the U9s but is turning heads at the moment.
The forward bagged a hat-trick as Wednesday’s U18s hammered Ipswich Town 5-1 last weekend and was back in the goals again today.
The U18s beat Coventry 1-0 at lunchtime via a back-post header from Cadamarteri.
— Sheffield Wednesday (@swfc) March 24, 2021
The young striker is not 16 until May but it is understood that he’s been offered a two-year scholarship by the Yorkshire club.
Holding onto their up-and-coming players is a contentious topic at Hillsborough at the moment.
20-year-old midfielder Liam Shaw signed a pre-contract with Celtic earlier this month, while defender Osaze Urhoghide is yet to make a decision about his future but could leave the club as a free agent in the summer amid links elsewhere.
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Cadamarteri’s recent form has caused quite a stir among Wednesday supporters with many taking to Twitter to voice their excitement.
Read their reaction here:
Get this kid in first team 😶
— Jack (@Jwhitey03) March 24, 2021
Pro contract on his 16th birthday please @swfc We need to learn from past mistakes!
— Danny Mason 🦉 (@dannymason1986) March 24, 2021
As I said before, time to get him around the first team. If others can be brought up from a young age why can’t we do it.
— Chris (@BearWithMeA2nd) March 24, 2021
Get the long contract offered ASAP
— Tom Griffiths (@griffiths_tom41) March 24, 2021
Good prospect, let’s not mess this one up
— Tom DooleyRM (@rmctom380) March 24, 2021
If he keeps this up his future is bright. baller
— W°tter (@HOswfc_) March 24, 2021
Start him against Watford https://t.co/N9OBPApghd
— RETRO WEDNESDAY (@WednesdayRetro) March 24, 2021
— Mark Nadin (@MarkNadin1) March 24, 2021
He's on fire at the minute.
— ryan (@ryanHarry_9) March 24, 2021
Brilliant @Baileycadz 💙🦉
— Emma Jones (@eej1986) March 24, 2021