Brad Grayson: The globe trotting striker who has swapped the pitch for the classroom

You wouldn't usually expect to come across a former English player abroad teaching in a school in Doncaster but for the pupils of De Warenne Academy talking shop with a man who's played in the Philippines is a daily occurrence. "I started teaching in September and I love it" says Brad Grayson, a 25-year-old striker. …

Matthias Fanimo: The former Hammer making a name for himself in Slovenia

A quick Google of Matthias Fanimo's name will reveal several articles exclaiming the winger was once the fastest footballer in the world but there is a lot more to the 24-year-old's game than sheer pace. "I wouldn’t say it has hindered or helped but it’s always nice to be considered as the fastest," says Fanimo …

Elliott Moore: The Toulon Tournament winner bossing it under Nigel Pearson in Belgium

Elliott Moore likes playing football overseas. Last summer the defender was celebrated winning the Toulon Tournament with a youthful England side. This year he is coming to the end of his first season of senior football with Belgian side OH Leuven. It's fair to say the young Leicester defender has learnt a lot from playing …

Sam Gleadle: Playing football and getting your education paid for is incredible

Sam Gleadle's ambition is clear. He is determined to break into the Reno 1868 squad and make his first season in professional football a success. "My mind right now is one hundred percent focused on breaking into this team. I have been rostered once and I can tell, and from speaking to the coaching staff, …