Every club can boast one: the gifted youngster who defied expectations by not becoming the next George Best or the next Paul Gascoigne. Fated for greatness, only to fall by the wayside. On the latest episode of The Lob, we speak to author and journalist Ryan Baldi about his book The Next Big Thing, where he collaborated with a number of current and former players to tell the story of football’s lost wonderkids.
Stuart Horsfield // @loxleymisty44
Steven Scragg // @Scraggy_74
Gary Thacker // @All_Blue_Daze
Ryan Baldi // @RyanBaldiFW