After a three-month hiatus, outdoor organised football training sessions and matches were allowed to recommence from March 29. And whilst there are plenty of challenges plus strict safety protocols in place, it is hugely welcome news for thousands of recreational footballers around the country.
The former West Ham and Liverpool defender was stood on the touchline alongside Pep Guardiola only a few months ago at Manchester City – and now he’s searching for players at Step 4 to sign for Heybridge Swifts.
It’s no surprise there is interest in Carey. What impressed me, and he’s only 20, was the way he handled himself in a difficult game. Team-mates around him imploded and went looking for interactions with the opposition.