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James Bailey interview: Free amid the Fury – Ex-Rams midfield man’s capital venture

Photo: Ottawa Fury FC/Chris Hofley

Photo: Chris Hofley/Ottawa Fury FC


Once a Crewe Alexandra prospect, James Bailey started to make his name at Derby County before spells with Coventry City and Barnsley, although much has changed for the Ottawa Fury FC midfielder since leaving English football last year, bringing a whole lot of fresh and new, but with space always for reminders from way back when. Read more →

Derek Boateng interview: ‘Elevate your mind, free your soul’ – Higher learning in the heartland from Rayo’s Ghana midfielder




The North American Soccer League (NASL) is uncharted territory for long-time Ghanaian international Derek Boateng after many years in several of Europe’s highest divisions, and while enhancing expansion team Rayo OKC’s midfield, the two-time FIFA World Cup participant is out to share his vast understanding from a varied career while in Oklahoma. Read more →

Omar Cummings interview: Bass chords and a Scorpion kick for Jamaica striker

Photo: Robin Jerstad / San Antonio Scorpions

Photo: Robin Jerstad / San Antonio Scorpions


An All-Star selection during his time in Major League Soccer, Jamaican international Omar Cummings is currently leading the North American Soccer League’s scoring charts with the San Antonio Scorpions, keeping a beat beside him, whether it’s to ramp up the tempo or for those moments of reflection. Read more →