Scott McTominay was born in Lancaster in December 1996. He  was associated with the Manchester United academy from the age of five after attending the club's development centre in Preston. He signed his first professional contract in July 2013.Scott McTominay was born in Lancaster in December 1996. He  was associated with the Manchester United academy from the age of five after attending the club's development centre in Preston. He signed his first professional contract in July 2013.
Scott McTominay was born in Lancaster in December 1996. He was associated with the Manchester United academy from the age of five after attending the club's development centre in Preston. He signed his first professional contract in July 2013. | AFP via Getty Images

14 top footballers born in Lancashire - as county is named top area for England talent

Top talent.

New research has revealed that the North West is in the top five best areas to produce England team footballers.  

The study, conducted by no deposit bonus code guide NoDepositFriend.com, looked at 204 male England team players of the past 24 years to see which regions in England they were born in.

London is the region that has produced the most players, with 57 footballers on the men’s England team, including David Beckham, Bukayo Saka, Harry Kane, and formed player turned manager Gareth Southgate. 

Ranking close in second is the North West which has produced 50 players. Looking more closely at the region reveals that Merseyside has produced 18 football players, including Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard, while Greater Manchester has produced 17 players including Marcus Rashford and Gary and Phil Neville. 

Below, we've taken a look at some of the footballing stars to have been born in Lancashire.

London is the region that has produced the most players, with 57 footballers on the men’s England team, including David Beckham, Bukayo Saka, Harry Kane, and formed player turned manager Gareth Southgate. 

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