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, …

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Q&A with Sandvikens midfielder Samuel ‘Jay’ Naiwo

This year marks Londoner Samuel 'Jay' Naiwo's fourth season in Sweden but it has been nearly eight years now since he left the UK to further his education both on and off the field. Having spent time with Millwall and Crystal Palace growing up and then undertaking his scholarship with Cambridge United, the midfielder with …

Michael Weir: The Jersey-born defender who went it alone in Portugal and Cyprus

Michael Weir still remembers how he felt when he first embarked on playing football abroad. "I was a bit anxious seeing that I was moving to a country which I did not know the language or the culture," says the defender. "However I was more focused than anything as at that point I was willing …

Billy Mehmet: The West Ham graduate and St Mirren legend who has played around the world

Billy Mehmet was part of the golden generation who came through the West Ham United academy. Whilst the forward was at the club, he played with the likes of Joe Cole, Michael Carrick, Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand, it's no wonder it's become known as the Academy of Football. Although he may not have played …

Peter Ramage: From living the dream to making it happen again

By Oliver Stevenson It’s just turned 5am but already Peter Ramage is on the road. The former Newcastle, QPR, Crystal Palace and Phoenix Rising defender is now assistant manager of the USL Championship side, which is the second division in the American footballing pyramid. Peter joined the coaching staff shortly after the culmination of the …

Benjamin Agyeman-Badu: Moving abroad at 18 and experiencing cultural differences in Serbia and Slovenia

It has been less than two years since Benjamin Agyeman-Badu, also known as Ben Badu, was released by Blackpool at the age of 18. Some players may have dropped into non-league or returned to education in that time but that hasn't been the case for the young winger. He has played abroad in two different …