Exclusive Interview: Riza Calls For Togetherness Following Relegation

Leyton Orient are a club in decline and their 112-year stay in the Football League came to an end following a 3-0 defeat at Crewe Alexandra back in April. They will now compete in the non-league pyramid for the first time since 1905.  With the O’s sitting bottom of League Two and looking like certainties…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Perseverance Pays Off For Barker 

Back in the summer of 2009, SHAUN BARKER signed for Championship side Derby County. Meanwhile, Burton Albion were celebrating a promotion that saw them reach the Football League for the first time in their history. Fast forward to the present day and the two teams are competing with each other in England’s second tier. However,…

Exclusive interview: Maddison ready to stake a claim

From a very young age, JAMES MADDISON wowed Coventry City’s academy staff with his phenomenal technical ability. After progressing through the youth ranks, the dynamic midfielder was handed his first team debut in August 2014 and that was it – he began to excite supporters. His level of performance was then rewarded just three months…

Exclusive Interview: Sordell signs off with new lease of life

In the summer of 2016, MARVIN SORDELL was left without a club following Colchester United’s relegation to League Two. At that point, the former England youth international was searching for another opportunity in the game – step up Coventry City. However, after just six months with the Sky Blues, he left to join Championship Burton Albion in…

Interview: Chris Kirkland fears for the Sky Blues

After watching his former side Coventry City slip to a home defeat versus Sheffield United on the television, CHRIS KIRKLAND was unsurprisingly disappointed. It wasn’t the scoreline that affected the former Sky Blues goalkeeper most, however, as protests from supporters made the realisation that a once famous football club is in serious jeopardy hit home….

Helen Ward is still fit and firing in the world of women’s football

As far as women’s football is concerned, HELEN WARD is a player who is highly regarded within the game due to her goal scoring exploits. Currently plying her trade at Reading Women – a side who compete in the Women’s Super League 2 – the striker has her eyes set firmly on future success. I managed…

Team GB Judo star Kelly Edwards hopes to inspire the next generation

Many children dream of representing their country in sport at some stage in their life, but it’s an incredibly difficult feat to achieve. One athlete who has had the honour, however, is KELLY EDWARDS. I was able to speak to her about the fascinating story behind her move into Judo and how it felt to compete…

Hayley Peacock ‘loving it’ at Queens Park Rangers

Choosing between two sports at an early age isn’t an easy task, but Queens Park Rangers Ladies defender HAYLEY PEACOCK had to do just that. A budding athlete and a talented footballer, she was forced to focus on one activity and she has no regrets at pursuing a career in the latter of the two….