Interview with former St Mirren and current Ross County player, Stelios Demetriou


It’s that time again… We are interviewing another footballer, this time Cyprus recent international and Ross County new signing Stelios Demetriou. We talk about his year and a half service at St Mirren, his aims for this season with Ross County, and much more.

The Cyprian was a key factor in St Mirren’s Championship winning season. Stelios started 17 games in the Scottish Championship and came off the bench in six fixtures. He was later released and spent a short time as a free agent. Ross County were the team to get the attacking wing backs signature as he sets his sights on another promotion campaign in the Scottish Championship.

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Interview With Tobi Adebayo-Rowling, Bromley Player

Here at Dictate The Game we were given the opportunity to interview Bromley’s latest signing, Tobi Adebayo-Rowling and talk about his aims for the season, living in Ireland and much more.

Tobi is a 21 year old, versatile full back, who also plays anywhere along the right side of the pitch. The youngster has a wealth of experience playing for Peterborough United, Sligo Rovers and Cork City. In his early career he was playing youth football at Brighton, Eastbourne Borough and then transferred to Peterborough United where he signed his first professional contract.

The London born full back is excited to start the season with The Ravens as they aim for promotion to the footballing league. We have twelve questions which Tobi kindly answered during this interview.

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Tobi playing at Sligo Rovers in his spell at the club. Image:

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Interview With Emma Coolen

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Emma Coolen is a professional Dutch women’s footballer, with a fairly unique background. Like many in women’s football she worked her way up to highest level all on her own. She never took no for answer, persisted, and became a feared fullback. She has just signed for Belgian Super League club KSK Heist. I was lucky enough to pluck her away from both school and football to interview her about her career.

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Interview with Ipswich legend, Russell Osman


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Russell Osman was part of Ipswich Town’s most successful era as a football club, as the club won the 1978 FA Cup (Russell made four appearances throughout the run, but not in the final itself) and the 1981 UEFA Cup (Russell played in every game that season.) Under the management of Sir Bobby Robson for the majority of his Town career, Russell Osman is considered a legend in Suffolk for his part of providing Town with its amazing history, and two stars out of three stars on its shirt. During his career, Russell also got capped eleven times for England. Recently Dictate The Game were fortunate to be able to interview Russell, and we chatted about his Ipswich career, his worst moment in his career and how he feels about the changes in the nutrition since his playing days.

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Interview with former Norwich City and Stevenage wonderkid Robbie Sweeney


Today I interview Robbie Sweeney, a young footballer I grew up with in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in the early 2000s. He went on to play for a couple of academy teams, played for Stevenage under England great Teddy Sheringham, travelled to the United States for a bit of coaching, and is now back in England playing the sport he loves.

Q. Robbie, I grew up with you, talking, playing, and breathing football. I ended up playing youth football for Gorleston FC, whereas you progressed to spend a good few years at Norwich City Academy. How long did you spend there and how was the experience?

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Interview with Tom Smith, Swindon Town Player

We have the honour of interviewing Swindon Town midfielder, Tom Smith, not once, but twice, in this one of article. The 19 year old has had a promising start to his footballing career, with first team debuts at Swindon and a successful loan spell at Waterford, Ireland First Division.

This is a very special article, we have never had an interview with a player (or anyone for that matter) twice in the same article. A lot changes in football and this is the same with footballers. The first time we spoke to Tom, he was slowly breaking in to the first team, now in part two, we get an update on his career, his loan spell and his style of play.

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Interview with former Ipswich and England striker, Paul Mariner


Paul Mariner is one of the finest strikers to ever play for Ipswich Town, scoring 96 goals in 260 appearances, winning the FA Cup and UEFA Cup in the process. Paul also played for the England national team 35 times, scoring 13 goals. In his professional career spanning for over 20 years, Paul made 555 appearances for Plymouth, Ipswich, Arsenal, Portsmouth and various teams in America and Australia, scoring 179 career goals. He was part of the greatest era under Sir Bobby Robson and brought major success to the Suffolk side before moving to the capital to play for Arsenal. He later went into management with Plymouth and MLS side Toronto FC. Dictate the Game were fortunate enough to interview Paul. we asked him about his time in Ipswich, his managerial career and if he had any regrets in his career.
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