Interview Mattie Pollock

My name is mattie pollock I’m 18 years old and I am at Grimsby Town my position is a defender I was born in London and brought up in Middlesbrough. Football is massively important to me it always have from being a kid grew up with everyone in my family massive on it having had my dad play and my older brother currently playing so I was brought up around the game and ever since I was young it’s been my number one priority. I would like to say I’m a little bit old school I like to put my head on things…

Interview Jimmy Smith

I’m Jimmy Smith, age 33 married two kids Henry and Beryl. Qualities I would say ability to score goals from midfield both footed and got stamina especially for my age. Signed for Chelsea at 9 got scouted from my sunday league team Redbridge United, while at Chelsea went through every age group eventually being with the first team , Neil bath academy director there helped me a lot on my game but also growing up about dealing with situations outside of football as well.

Interview Conner Essem

My names Connor Essam, I’m a 27-year-old playing for Hemel Hempstead in the Conference South, my career has ranged from League 1 to Conference South and I have recently gone part time to begin my career off the pitch as a Financial Adviser. I am quite a traditional Centre back in the sense that I like to be aggressive and win the ball but I do think one of my best qualities is my reading of the game which should put me in good stead for the later years of my career.