We sat down with three of our players who are currently studying the Post-16 Football and Education course at Derby County Community Trust, to learn more about them and life like as student playing in the School College League.

What is your name and what position do you play in?
Taylor: Taylor holmes CB
Alex: Alex Cooke CM
Joe: Joe ward CB

What boots do you wear?
Taylor: Adidas Preditors
Alex: Adidas Preditors
Joe: Nike Tiempos

What football team do you support?
Taylor: Derby county
Alex: Leeds United
Joe: Derby county

Who’s your favourite professional player?
Taylor: Duane holmes
Alex: Kalvin philips
Joe: Graham Shinnie

What’s your favourite type of music or song?
Taylor: Dappy trill
Alex: Rap
Joe: Oasis

Favourite Film?
Taylor: Inbetweeners movie
Alex: It (the one with the clown)
Joe: Battleship

Who’s the last one out the changing room on your team?
Taylor: Issac knunrah
Alex: Ray latif
Joe: Callum Dowd

Who’s the most skillfull on your team?
Taylor: Issac knunrah
Alex: Ray or issac
Joe: Jack williams

What’s your favourite moment of the season so far?
Taylor: Scoring at Derby County’s Training Ground
Alex: Last minute equaliser at the first game of the season
Joe: Last minute equaliser away at Halesowen Town

Funniest moment of the season?
Taylor: Jack Williams going in goal
Alex: Billy Franklin hitting a free kick into a one man wall
Joe: Jack Williams falling over in training when trying to take players on

Favourite part of the course?
Taylor: Being with the lads and combining football with education
Alex: Meeting new people and playing football five days a week
Joe: Training every day and being with friends

Want to play football nationally at college level whilst studying for coaching and sport qualifications?

Talk to one of our tutors about Post 16 Football and Education and how to apply by clicking the link below.

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