Who is Archie Grey? Leeds United wonderkid of Scottish soccer royalty makes a name for himself with ENGLAND

There were no gray areas when it came to brothers Frank and Eddie representing Scotland.

But the parent prodigy of the legendary Leeds United duo is taking his first steps to stardom with ENGLAND.

Archie Gray is a name that is already generating interest south of the border with the teenage sensation’s exploits at Elland Road earning him a reputation as a hot property.

He has a lot to do with his surname at the Yorkshire giants, but early signs are that he will take that in his stride.

However, while Scottish fans have had the pleasure of watching his grandfather Frank and great-uncle Eddie, the tartan army is unlikely to see the latest member of the football family pull off the dark blue.

Although eligible to play for Scotland – father and former Leeds striker Andy also picked up two caps under Berti Vogts – the wonderkid proudly shoots the Three Lions at youth level.

He is currently in France with the England Under-16s taking part in the Montaigu tournament and led them to a 1-1 draw with Holland in their opener.

Gray was also in France at the end of last year with the Three Lions in the Val-de-Marne tournament.

The classy midfielder celebrated his 16th birthday last month but had already earned himself a place on former boss Marcelo Bielsa’s bench for the first team against Arsenal, albeit due to an injury crisis.

But it was huge recognition for a 15-year-old despite not getting the call to action against the Gunners.

Leeds United director of football Victor Orta added to the hype when he said: “I Five years from now, you’ll be talking about this guy all the time.

“He’s one of those players that you all see, I don’t know. I remember Kun Aguero and saying ‘what is this? “. It’s something that only happens once in a long time.”

Gray became Premier League 2’s youngest goalscorer when he netted a screamer from 35 yards against Manchester United.

Leeds United’s 1970s Scottish contingent consisting of Joe Jordan, Asa Hartford, Gordon McQueen, Eddie Gray, Peter Lorimer, Billy Bremner and Frankie Gray

There is a real buzz in Yorkshire about emerging talent with Elland Road legends Eddie and Frank being part of a golden era under Don Revie.

Eddie played over 450 times for Leeds United and Frank almost 200 times, both earning international recognition.

Injury limited Eddie to just 12 caps and saw him miss the 1974 World Cup, but his club exploits still landed him in the Scottish Football Hall of Fame in 2013.

Frank earned 32 caps and appeared in all three group games for Jock Stein’s side at the 1982 World Cup in Spain.

Archie’s father Andy featured in two friendlies against Lithuania and New Zealand and had two short spells at Leeds United and was also an academy coach at Elland Road.

But Archie doesn’t look like he’s following in the family’s footsteps as he progresses through England’s youth training.

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