20 year old Ethan Ampadu is ready to set the standard for Wales’ youngsters are Euro 2020. When Wales reached the semi-final of the 2016 European Championship Chris Coleman’s side … Continue Reading Ethan Ampadu – A head older than his years
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
Nikola Vlasic Everton’s forgotten man, however this summer he has all the tools to prove such labels foolish and be Croatia’s creative weapon.
With little value to find in the top division, the Championship and League One represent a smart scouting pool for teams across Europe.
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
In his first full senior season, Romain Faivre has captivated in Brest’s fun attacking side. FTF spoke to his youth coach to uncover just where this elegant playmaker grew from.
After a rocky first few years, Franck Kessié has emerged as AC Milan’s dependable and all-round midfielder. It is no coincidence that this has brought their change in fortunes writes Saif Habboub.
Ukraine are one of Euro 2020’s lesser known sides. In Ruslan Malinovskyi however, they possess Europe’s in form midfielder, and a lethal dangerman.
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
Soccer continues to rise in USA with a growing influence from Barcelona and the club’s ancient La Masia traditions. 9,000 kilometres west of La Masia, Barcelona are cultivating another crop … Continue Reading The American Barcelona: Inside the Barca Residency programme
Italian football has always been associated with great defensive talent. Here we profile three exceptional centre backs, and their claim to the Serie A throne.
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
It is a historic final that lives in the annals of great English matches. The 1971 FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Liverpool was an event that deserves remembrance, writes Sushain Ghosh.
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