DESSIE Hutchinson is from Ballygunner in Waterford and emerged with De La Salle at schools level.
He helped the Waterford & District Junior League team to the 2013 FAI Umbro Youth Inter League Cup Final where they were eventually beaten by Wexford Football League at Ozier Park. He joined Brighton & Hove Albion the following summer.
Hutchinson, who can play in midfield or full-back, broke into the Ireland U19 squad this season and was included in the UEFA Championships qualifying round where he made an impressive appearance against Gibraltar.
He won his first U19 cap against Sweden in October 2014.