Youri Tielemans, football wonderkid from Belgium

football wonderkid from Belgium

Youri Tielemans is a Belgian football player, the central midfielder from Anderlecht. He joined the Belgian club at age of 5, and represented them at Under 15, Under 16 and Under 21 level. In 2013, shortly after turning 16, he had his league debut and became the fourth youngest player in the history of Anderlecht. […]

Read more

The life of a football scout

Scouting the next Messi

Eight hours at the coalface, 13-page report, 2am finish. Blurred eyes, frazzled mind, empty stomach. All for £4. That’s what a day working in elite English football can net you. If you’re ‘only’ a scout, that is. Scouts are the lifeblood of the game, yet probably the most undervalued part of it. What do they […]

Read more