Birmingham City Football Club have signed up Will Packwood. American central midfielder. Has represented his country at Under 17 level. ACADEMY SIGN UP FUTURE STARS Academy manager Terry Westley The latest batch of Academy recruits have put pen to paper on their scholarships as they look to show they've got what it takes to earn a professional contract at Blues. The nine 16-year-olds ( signing their deals at St. Andrew's) who hail from a variety of countries, will now attend the club on a full time basis for two years Academy manager Terry Westley believes that the club have recruited an excellent batch of players with very good prospects. "We've worked hard to recruit these players and they are all of a very high standard," said Westley. I wonder if this lad will make the grade, hope so!