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New documentary on unsigned ex-academy footballers is out now: Watch

The Unsigned Ballerz documentary is now available to watch on Player Impact’s website. The three-part series has already been viewed thousands of times since it was released exclusively on Metro.co.uk on June 12.  The documentary was part of a collaboration between Player Impact and Metro.co.uk which also featured an article on the current problems free …

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Brixton charity donates £4,000 worth of trainers to NHS staff as part of Stephen Lawrence Day

A south London charity has partnered with Adidas and Brixton Village to donate £4,000 worth of trainers to NHS staff.  Re: Sole, which provides homeless people and at-risk youth with free footwear, will hand out 25 ultra-boost Adidas trainers (£160) to King’s College Hospital staff. The donations are part of a new ‘Never Forget Stephen …

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Top tips for footballers to gain followers on Instagram

Social media is essential for any footballer, but many miss out on building a loyal following because they’re not taking full advantage of their online presence. Former Evening Standard Head of Social Sally Biddall told Player Impact sportspeople should create engaging content to increase their audience. She said researching your “competitors” was also important in …

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Ex-Evening Standard social media editor reveals key mistakes footballers make online

If you’re a professional footballer and want to be successful on social media, you should avoid “becoming a walking advert” and always “read the room” when posting content. A robust online presence is essential for sportspeople and their brand. Still, according to former Evening Standard Head of Social Sally Biddall, they continue to make crucial mistakes. …

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Former Chelsea, Spurs and Ipswich academy players reveal COVID impact on career

  Looking for a new team in normal times can be challenging, but add COVID-19 into the mix and it can become nearly impossible. Player Impact spoke to three players who have been released from some of the country’s most prominent teams; former Chelsea player Ty-Rhys Paul-Jones, 21, ex-Tottenham midfielder Danny Edmead, 16, and former …

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