- Born: 18/04/1995
- Birthplace: Fazakerly
- Nationality: English
Midfielder Conor joined Everton at 13 years of age.
A talented, left-footed winger, Fazakerly-born Conor featured heavily for Everton's under-16s during the 2010/11 campaign.
He also scored on his debut for the Blues' Under-18s side in a 1-1 draw with Manchester City at Finch Farm in March 2011.
He cites his decision making as his main strength, and see his defensive skills as an area for improvement.
Conor was also a part of the Everton Academy team that travelled to Brazil for the 2010 Futures tournament in Belo Horizonte in 2011.
During the 2011/12 campaign, he made his reserve-team breakthrough, playing a handful of games for Alan Stubbs' side.
He was also a part of the Dallas Cup squad which reached the final four of the US tournament before losing to English rivals Manchester United.
In 2012/13, Conor made 16 appearances for the Under 21 side before featuring on a couple of occasions in the senior pre-season games ahead of the 2013/14 campaign.
He also penned a new contract that summer.
Grant remained part of the Under-21 side in 2013/14 but missed a significant chunk of the season with a back problem.
Ahead of the 2012/13 campaign, the second-year scholar sat down with evertonfc.com to tell us a bit more about himself...
Name: Conor Grant
Nickname(s): Sheedy, Granty
Date of Birth: 18 April 1995
Place of Birth: Fazakerly
What countries are you eligible to represent?: England
Have you made any international appearances?: No
What are your strengths?: Having the ball, passing, decision-making
What aspect of your game do you need to improve most?: The defensive side
What age were you when you joined Everton?: 13
Favourite artist/band: The Farm
Favourite film: Saving Private Ryan
Favourite video game: FIFA
Favourite place in the world: Home
Pre-match meal of choice: Beans on toast or chicken and pasta
Best stadium you have played at: Loftus Road
Dream job if you weren't a footballer: Actor
Favourite Everton first-team player: Leon Osman
Boots: Adidas Predators
Aims for the year: To keep performing well and to improve on last year