When English abroad goes wrong: Woodgate, Pennant and more

I am the biggest advocate of English players taking the gamble to play abroad and I have published towards 200 articles with glowing endorsements from professional players all recalling their positive experiences. However, last week I posted on Twitter asking for ideas for a different type of article. I asked for the first players that …

One to watch: Arinse Uade

Despite being only 23, Arinse Uade his built up experience playing in multiple different countries, not being afraid to take a risk to advance his career and broaden his horizons. Growing up, the left-back from London was on the books of Arsenal and was called up to train with the first team on several occasions …

Mo Kamara: From Armenia, to Sweden and now Cyprus, the former Southend United man wants to inspire fellow players not to give up on their dreams

I'm always delighted to see another Englishman be given the chance to play abroad so it's very pleasing to see former Southend United youngster Mo Kamara has joined Cypriot fourth-tier side Finikas Ayias Marinas Chrysochous. Mo came to my attention earlier this year and he now has the chance to continue his adventure abroad after …

The inspiring story of El Paso Locomotive goalkeeper Jermaine Fordah – Never give up

Jermaine 'Jay' Fordah is someone you just can't help but like. The 26-year-old goalkeeper has been working hard his whole life trying to get his break and that finally came earlier this year when he was offered his first professional deal by USL side El Paso Locomotive. The video of Fordah being told that he …

Josh Signey: The former Manchester United academy star in Iceland

It's not hard to see one of reasons which tempts players to sign for IF Vestri in Iceland. The stunning surroundings of the club's Olísvöllurinn stadium are absolutely breathtaking and unlike any other ground in the world. Based in the town of Ísafjörður in the northwest of the country, the pitch is set to an …

Q&A with Dawid Rogalski: From Maidenhead United to playing in front of 15,000 fans in Poland

It's been quite a season for David Rogalski (also known as Dawid Rogalski). Having made the move to Poland in the summer of 2017 to join second-tier side GKS Tychy, the young forward spent this season out on loan to Gryf Wejherowo in the third-tier where he had quite the impact. On a personal level, …