Q&A with Rod Orlando-Young who won the chance to train with RB Leipzig

Last year, Red Bull set about attempting to find players from across Europe to trial at their clubs, New York Red Bulls, Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig, for a mini-TV series. The first episode of The Streets Don't Lie saw former Liverpool striker Djibril Cissé head to London to talk to three hopefuls. One …

Fisayo Adarabioyo: Promotion to the Eredivisie was an unbelievable experience

Back in 2016, in the space of just over half a year, Fisayo Adarabioyo went from National League North to the second tier of Dutch football but having grown up in professional academies, he was ready for the challenge. In fact, it was one of his former academy teams which helped him make the move …

Sam Shaban: Q&A with the striker on life in Lithuania and Cyprus

Sam Shaban is a 23-year-old striker from London who last year decided to take his football career abroad. He had previously played for a professional academy and also at a high level in non-league as well as spending three months training with Turkish side İstanbul Başakşehir growing up. Last year, he had the opportunity to …

Bayan Fenwick: The former Crystal Palace man looking to make it in Denmark

It wasn't until the age of 18 that Bayan Fenwick finally got his chance as a professional footballer. Having impressed for his local side Lewes, scoring 18 times in 11 games for their under-18 side, the forward earned a trial with Premier League side Crystal Palace. A goal for their youth team against Norwich City …

Emma Lipman: The former Manchester City defender on life in Italy and the growth of Women’s Serie A

"Go and create your own destiny." That was the advice given to Emma Lipman last year and she has been following it ever since. Following that message, the former Manchester City and Sheffield FC defender's career has now taken her to Italy where she is competing in Serie A alongside some of Italy's and the …

Tatiana Saunders: The goalkeeper who gave up a job on Wall Street to follow her football dream

Not many footballers can claim to have had the career path that Tatiana Saunders had before taking up professional football. The 25-year-old goalkeeper played for England U19s when she was younger but it would several years after that before the sport became her sole focus again. "After university I worked on Wall Street for two …