In recent seasons we’ve seen a number of young players make a name for themselves in the FA Women’s Super League. Lauren Hemp, Ellie Roebuck and Ella Toone have all … Continue Reading Scouting by the numbers – Five WSL youngsters set for a bright 2021/22 season
In light of Lionel Messi’s exit from Barcelona, all may seemingly look lost, though, in Demir, they have a star for the future. Barcelona are in a complete financial mess … Continue Reading Yusuf Demir: Ronald Koeman’s Golden Boy and a Hope for Barcelona’s future
Leon Bailey has had an incredible journey to the top and he hasn’t stopped yet. This is an exclusive interview with, Craig Butler, Leon’s father and agent. Craig Butler was … Continue Reading The remarkable inside story of Leon Bailey and his journey to Aston Villa
Calvin Stengs and Myron Boadu epitomise the Dutch academy model player. FTF spoke to their academy coach to see how they may fare at their respective new clubs.
Benjamin Šeško is set for an explosive season in Salzburg as he looks to emulate his former predecessors at the club. FTF spoke to his former youth coach. In medieval … Continue Reading The inside story of Benjamin Šeško: In pursuit of Håland and Daka
Despite winning the greatest individual accolade in football, Oleg Blokhin is rarely mentioned outside Ukraine. In Kiev however, Blokhin is King.
Alou Kuol’s rise from playing in the Australian youth leagues to becoming Sven Mislintat’s next potential diamond in the rough, has been exciting. Modern-day football is an intense business. The … Continue Reading The inside story of Alou Kuol from South Sudan to Stuttgart
Already a star of the women’s game, Catarina Macário is only just beginning her journey to superstardom. This is her inside story to date.
Christophe Galtier has arrived at Nice. Armed with some fascinating signings, and a talented squad, they will be a force to watch in coming years.
Slashed from Italy’s initial squad, a twist of fate saw Matteo Pessina step up to help his country win Euro 2020. From humble beginnings at Monza to the present day, … Continue Reading The inside story of Matteo Pessina: Monza’s jewel to Mancini’s joker
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?
As the summer transfer window looms in the shadows of Euro 2020, FTF takes a look at some standout performers at relegated clubs who will look to take the next … Continue Reading Scouting by the numbers – Finding bargains at relegated clubs
The arrival of Nuno Espirito Santo at Tottenham could benefit Ryan Sessegnon in his return to the club. It would remind fans of a rare talent still in its infancy.
Sportswashing is as taboo a term as one can find in modern sport. Entangling the intricacies of sporting success with the means of getting there is a messy web for the brain to unwind.
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”