Lee Desmond

Date of birth: 22/01/1995
Place of birth: Dublin

Full-back who joined United's Academy from Cherry Orchard, the Irish club which also produced Newcastle youngsters Jamie Smith and Brandon Miele.

Left-footer Lee hails from Donaghmede, Dublin, and attended St. Fintans High School.

Injury meant he had to wait until last season's final league game against Middlesbrough to make his under-18s bow, but he'll be hoping to make up for lost time in 2012/13.