Want to be a professional footballer? It’s a career that can be lucrative or crash.

Adam Drury (right) in action for Manchester City's Elite Development Squad

Adam Drury (right) in action for Manchester City’s Elite Development Squad

This web site has followed career of a few Grimsby youngsters that have aspired to professional clubs. Adam Drury looked to be one certain to succeed, schooled by Manchester City, given a first year pro contract, played in reserves with Teves.

A warning of how it can go badly wrong for even most gifted youngsters.

With such a youth pedigree higher aspirations must be on horizon.