Eastern European footballers caught the eye in 2020/21 and more will follow. From strikers faster than Kylian Mbappe to silky wingers and more. From Dominik Szoboszlai scoring belters from long … Continue Reading Five Eastern European stars who will have a break-out 2021/22 season
Red Bull Salzburg are set to undergo yet another metamorphosis, but what can we expect after Marsch and Daka? And who are the new stars to watch? Half of Jesse … Continue Reading What’s next for Red Bull Salzburg after Daka and Marsch?
Attila Szalai is catching the eye and attracting interest from some of Europe’s elite clubs. This is the story of how he was discovered in Cyprus. Sitting in a small … Continue Reading The inside story of Attila Szalai: “Hungary’s Virgil Van Dijk”
On the back of a historic goal for MŠK Žilina Taofiq Jibril is preparing for an important season and the club’s inaugural UEFA Conference League game. In the floodlit gleam … Continue Reading Taofiq Jibril talks about the UEFA Conference League and MŠK Žilina
South London has produced a plethora of stars, but perhaps none bigger than Jadon Sancho. This is the story of his roots in the sport and the city. London’s utopian … Continue Reading The inside story of Jadon Sancho from London to Manchester United
Musa Barrow has come a long way from The Gambia. At 23 years of age, the sky is the limit for his potential. FTF spoke to his agent Lugi Sorrentino. … Continue Reading The inside story of Musa Barrow: From The Gambia to Serie A
Abdul Fatawu Issahaku is a name you might have to prepare to remember. That is according to Steadfast FC’s Musah Abdul-Rahim. Utrecht may be 7000 miles away from Tamale, but … Continue Reading The inside story of Abdul Fatawu Issahaku: Liverpool’s new signing?
This the story of Raheem Sterling and how he made his dreams come true. Brent is a place where you can hear a hundred languages. It is where backgrounds and … Continue Reading The inside story of Raheem Sterling: The kid from Brent who made his dreams come true
Injuries could force Jude Bellingham to play a bigger role at Euro 2020 than expected. And despite his tender age, the 17 year old is ready for the task. On … Continue Reading Jude Bellingham: Ready for key Euro 2020 role with England
22 year old András Schäfer has already had a brief stint in Serie A and the midfielder is finally blooming into the early promise he showed back home. On a … Continue Reading András Schäfer: The man to fill Hungary’s Szoboszlai void at Euro 2020
From Paris to Liverpool via Leipzig. Ibrahima Konaté has caught the eye upon his every step. FTF rolled back the years and spoke to his first coach. Reda Bekhti still … Continue Reading The inside story of Ibrahima Konaté: From Paris to Liverpool
UEFA Euro 2020 is just around the corner. With history to be written and stars to be born. First Time Finish previews the tournament ahead of June 11th. ‘Euro 2020, … Continue Reading FTF’s comprehensive guide to UEFA Euro 2020 in 2021
Andreas Skov Olsen was not supposed to be a winger. In fact, he was not even supposed to be a footballer, but this year he can be a star at … Continue Reading Andreas Skov Olsen: The Danish Dynamo made in Nordsjælland
Brennan Johnson has set League One alight this season, FTF spoke to Lincoln City boss Michael Appleton about the talented Welsh sensation. FA Cup third round ties, barring the odd … Continue Reading Brennan Johnson: The Nottingham Forest star in Dele Alli’s footsteps
Borna Sosa sent shockwaves around Croatia and Germany with his recent Die Mannschaft debacle. FTF delves into his unique talent and potential. Former Dinamo Zagreb and Croatian technical director, Romeo … Continue Reading Borna Sosa: The ‘new David Beckham’ from Dinamo Zagreb
João Carlos Teixeira talks about his time at Liverpool, training with the likes of Gerrard, Coutinho and Suarez and his memorable Premier League debut. Sitting hunched over in an interview … Continue Reading João Carlos Teixeira talks Liverpool, Diogo Jota and Feyenoord