Football College Player Profiles

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Preferred Position: St

Academic Courses Studied at Plume: Physics, Math, Product design

Previous/Current Club(s): Heybridge swifts, Maldon and Tiptree youth

Team I Support: Westham united

Favourite team mate and why: Casper has been supportive as a year 13

How has the college sports programme (Football College) helped me: Allows me to improve my football whilst escaping school work in a healthy way

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future: To play for/learn at a university

Daniel Smith

Stiker

Position: Midfielder

Previous/Current Club(s): Beacon Hill Rovers

Team I Support: Arsenal

Favourite player and why: Saka because he is young and versatile

How has the college sports programme How has the college sports programme helped me: It has boosted my overall confidence in football

My next steps: I’d like to try and move onto university

Joe Cole

Striker

Joe Gregory

Midfielder

Preferred Position: Right/Left Wing

Academic Courses Studied at Plume: BTEC Sport and Business Studies

Team I Support: Manchester United

Favourite team mate and why: Ben Naughton because he supports Man United and he is a good friend

How has the college sports programme (Football College) helped me:  For me it helped a lot because it helped me gained my confidence back. I particularly like our coach because he encourages us to work very hard in anything we do especially in training.

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future:  Winning trophies for the football college.

Charles Brunt

Midfielder

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Preferred Position: Right Back

Previous/Current Club(s): Heybridge Swifts and previously Tiptree heath reserves

Representative Honours:  U14 County cup runners up, U11 Division 1 league cup winner, U11 division 1 KO cup winner,U11 Division 1 winner,U12 Division 1 cup winner, U12 Division 1 winner,  U13 Managers player, U16 Chelmsford premier division winner.

Team I Support: West Ham

Favourite team mate and why: Johnny Hughes because we’ve been good mates since we were 5 and we have always gone to the same school and played for the same football team.

Freddie Dibley

Defender

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Preferred Position: Central Midfield

Academic Courses Studied at Plume: I study B-TEC Sport and Product Design

Previous/Current Club(s): Heybridge Swifts, Maldon&Tiptree FC

Representative Honours: MOTM, Mangers Player x2

Team I Support: West Ham United

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future: After I have completed college I am looking to join the British Army full time; I am looking to carry on playing football with my Sunday league side. 

Joe Harley

Midfielder

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Position: Forward

Previous/Current Club(s):  Maldon & Tiptree

Team I Support: Arsenal

Favourite player and why:  Bakayo Saka because he is very versatile

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has allowed me to pursue something that I want to do

My next steps:  I’d like to try and move onto a semi professional club

George Harvey

Striker

Preffered Position: CB

Previous/Current Club(s): Heybridge Swifts U17s

Represenatative Honours: Player's Player 2016/17,

Team I Support: Tottenham Hotspur

Favouite Team Mate and Why: Freddie DibbleDog Dibley - right hand man, plays the position next to me, friends since primary school, know each other inside out

How has the College Sports Programme (Football College) Helped Me: Helps me stay active and fit, learning all the time, see the game in a different perspective

Jonathon Hughes

Defender

Preferred Position: CM

Academic Courses Studied at Plume:

Business,IT and Product Design

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon Saints and Maldon and Tiptree

Team I Support: Manchester United

Favourite team mate and why: Johnny Hughes because he is a good leader and motivating team mate

How has the college sports programme (Football College) helped me: It gives me a break from college work and allows me to play something that I enjoy doing

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future: playing for a local team such as Heybridge Swifts or Maldon and Tiptree

Harry Jiggins

Midfielder

Preferred Position: ST / Winger

Academic Courses Studied at Plume:

Product design, Geography, Business

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon Saints YFC

Team I Support: Maldon & Tiptree

Favourite team mate and why: Connor – Legend in goal and my friend

How has the college sports programme (Football College) helped me: It has help me progress as a player and hopefully make it to the later stages

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future: Play in the premier league

Matthew Melton

Defender

Preferred Position: Left back

Academic Courses Studied at Plume: Criminology, product design, English language

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon & Tiptree panthers

Team I Support: Tottenham

Favourite team mate and why: Owen. Solid brick wall wherever he plays

How has the college sports programme (Football College) helped me: Its helped me stay active

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future: Live a good life

Lewis Nicholls

Defender

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Academic Courses Studied at Plume: Business, Law and Criminology

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon and Tiptree FC

Representative Honours: Captained my old team for several years.

Team I Support: Spurs

How has the college sports programme (Football College) helped me: It has shown how a football college operates and given me an opportunity to enjoy football in my spare time.

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future: Hopefully continue working within Law and perhaps join a Sunday league team in the near future.

Harry Roberts

Defender

Position: Forward

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon & Tiptree

Team I Support: Arsenal

Favourite player and why: Bakayo Saka because he is very versatile

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has allowed me to pursue something that I want to do

My next steps:  I’d like to try and move onto a semi professional club

Jadyn Roberts

Winger

Preferred Position: Fullback

Academic Courses Studied at Plume:

Spanish, Law, Business

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon and Tiptree (previous)

Representative Honours: Manager’s POTY x2

Team I Support: Liverpool

Favourite team mate and why: Logan Carter as he is passionate about the game and a leader on the pitch

How has the college sports programme (Football College) helped me:

Giving me a chance to compete and play football around my timetable

Academic & Football Ambitions for the Future: University abroad and join a Sunday league time if I have time.

Noah Sage

Defender

Position: Defender/Midfielder

Previous/Current Club(s):  Heybridge Swifts

Team I Support: West Ham

Favourite player and why: Michael Antonio because he is an absolute beast

How has the college sports programme helped me: I can do what I want to do if I put my mind to it

My next steps:  I’d like to try and move onto semi professional football

Max Wiley

Midfielder

Jamie Williams

Midfielder

Muhammed Yahya

Striker

Position: Defender

Previous/Current Club(s):  Maldon & Tiptree

Team I Support: CFR Clug

Favourite player and why:  Neymar for his footwork

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has helped me keep in shape and hopefully pursue football as a career

My next steps:  I’d like to try and make it into a pro team

Charlie Gaunt-Davis

Defender

Position: Defender

Previous/Current Club(s):  Heybridge Swifts

Team I Support: Liverpool

Favourite player and why:  Cristiano Ronaldo because of his work rate

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has allowed me to do something I want to do

My next steps:  I’d like to move onto university

Jake De Burgh

Midfielder

Owen Sutton

Midfielder

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Previous/Current Club(s): Heybridge Swifts

Team I Support: West Ham

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has helped me keep motivated me to keep working hard at my college work

My next steps: I’d like to try and gain an apprenticeship somewhere

Cameron Tinedale

Midfielder

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Position: Striker

Previous/Current Club(s): Heybridge Swifts

Team I Support: West Ham

Favourite player and why: Cameron Tindale, he works hard and is a good player

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has helped me keep motivated me to keep working hard at my college work

My next steps: I’d like to try and gain an apprenticeship somewhere

James Telford

Striker

Position: Midfielder

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon & Tiptree

Team I Support: Tottenham

Favourite player and why: Charles Brunt

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has enabled me to get myself back to full fitness and healthy.

My next steps: I’d like to try and move onto university

Ben Naughton

Midfielder

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Position: Midfielder

Previous/Current Club(s): Maldon & Tiptree

Team I Support: Celtic

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has helped me improve my technical ability and motivated me to keep working with my college work

My next steps: I’d like to try and gain an apprenticeship somewhere

Matt Brooks

Midfielder

Position: Forward

Previous/Current Club(s): Beacon Hill Rovers

Team I Support: Arsenal

Favourite player and why: Marc Overmars for his speed

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has boosted my morale and confidence

My next steps: I’d like to try and move onto university

Robert Bako

Defender

Position: Midfielder

Previous/Current Club(s): Beacon Hill Rovers

Team I Support: Arsenal

Favourite player and why: Bakayo Saka because he is hardworking and versatile

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has already boosted my morale and confidence as a footballer, as well as improve my overall fitness. It has also started to make me think differently about my game

My next steps: I’d like to try and keep improving and move onto a higher level

Rhys McCulloch

Midfielder

Previous/Current Club(s):  Beacon Hill Rovers

Team I Support: Arsenal

Favourite player and why: Saka because he is young and versatile

How has the college sports programme helped me: It has enabled me to participate in something I enjoy whilst learning along the way

My next steps: I’d like to try and move onto university

Sam Perkins

Defender

Position: Midfielder

Previous/Current Club(s): Heybridge Swifts

Team I Support: Chelsea

Favourite player and why: Lionel Messi because of his footwork on the ball

How has the college sports programme helped me: I hope that it helps me be able to improve as a player

My next steps: I’d like to try and make it as a semi professional football player

Oliver Petrovic

Striker