Ricky Heywood, Pre-Academy coordinator - Liverpool FC
Ricky Heywood is the pre-Academy coordinator at Liverpool FC, working alongside head of pre-Academy recruitment Steve Gorst.
Ricky first joined the Reds' Academy in 2009 in a part-time scouting position.
He has worked in several different departments of the scouting team since then and has a wealth of football experience.
Ricky has been a mainstay in north-west junior football over the last 25-plus years, having spent time as a coach, club secretary, scout, league chairman and organiser of two major junior football leagues in Liverpool.
Before taking on the role of pre-Academy coordinator, he was the LFC pre-Academy South Liverpool area manager over the previous three years.