Marc Bridge-Wilkinson, U18s manager - Liverpool FC
Marc Bridge-Wilkinson took up his role as U18s manager on May 28, 2020, having joined the Academy in 2015 to initially take charge of the U14s.
A former creative midfield player with almost 400 league appearances behind him, Bridge-Wilkinson had spells with the likes of Port Vale, Bradford City, Carlisle United and Darlington.
Before he moved to Kirkby, he spent time working in Huddersfield Town's academy across various age groups but predominantly with the U13 and U14s.
As a father himself and holder of the FA Advanced Youth Award, he understands how to work with children to maximise their potential and arrived at Liverpool highly recommended.
In July 2018, Marc took charge of the U16s following the promotion of Barry Lewtas to U18 manager. When ...
- 18th May 2023
AcademyLFC U18s end 2022-23 at FIFA youth tournament in Zurich. Liverpool U18s brought their 2022-23 season to a close by competing in the prestigious Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup in Switzerland.
- 28th April 2023
AcademyU18s preview: Season finale, Jayden Danns impact and 2022-23 improvements. Marc Bridge-Wilkinson has offered his assessment of Liverpool U18s' season ahead of the young Reds' final league match of the campaign.
- 11th April 2023
AcademyU18s reaction: 'A pleasing performance, the boys showed what they can do'. Marc Bridge-Wilkinson declared himself happy after seeing Liverpool U18s produce a superb display to seal a 4-0 win at Newcastle United on Tuesday.
- 30th March 2023
NewsAcademy column: 'Stefan Bajcetic's progress inspires us every day'. In our latest Academy column, U18s boss Marc Bridge-Wilkinson tells us about his role in developing players and why the displays of Stefan Bajcetic have been an inspiration to the club's youngsters.
- 10th February 2023
AcademyU18s preview: 'We have to be energetic and on the front foot from the first whistle'. Marc Bridge-Wilkinson is hoping his Liverpool U18s side can learn a valuable lesson from last week's FA Youth Cup exit at Ipswich Town by starting games faster.