Paco Craig: The USL Cup winner on West Ham, college and making his mum proud

For Paco Craig, the 2011/12 season was spent playing in front of a few hundred fans in National League North. Six years on and the defender regularly plays in front of packed stadiums with as many as 25,000 fans looking on. Rather surprisingly, it was a step back from senior football which led to the …

Hamburg Hurricanes: The German club who are much more than just a football team

"Since 2016, we have already raised around 4,500€ for charities and we hope to take this much further in the future. "We are also committed to fighting all forms of discrimination, not only in football but in the wider community too. We have players of all races, religions, cultural and political backgrounds and as a …

Charlie Adams: I always wanted to play abroad

Charlie Adams is different to a lot of the Englishman currently playing in the United Soccer League, the second tier of football in America. Unlike most of them, he did not come through the country's collegiate system, instead he progressed through Brentford's academy, eventually playing for the first team in League One. He had already …

Jay Clarke: The prolific striker studying for a UEFA Pro Licence at the age of 19

Jay Clarke and his family left England for Spain sixteen years ago and although that means the young forward has spent the vast majority of his life in his family's adopted country, he believes the move was for the best in terms of his football career. "I probably would have been a different player [if …

David Atkinson: Europa League football was a big factor in my return to Iceland

Not many players can claim to have played in National League North and then the Europa League three months later but that is exactly what David Atkinson has achieved this season. "Playing in the Europa league was a great experience and is something every footballer wants to do," says the 25-year-old defender from County Durham. …