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NEWS: Marvin Sordell to appear on Sky Sports' 'Out of Contract' documentary this Sunday.

12 October 2016

The documentary follows five footballers and their quest to find a new club following release...

Coming soon is the Sky Sports Originals documentary 'Out of Contract' as they follow 5 footballers in their search for a club, including our own Marvin Sordell.

Before his move to the Sky Blues, Sordell was just one of 844 professional footballers in England out of contract in the summer. 690 were released, with many never getting another full time deal.

By the time the transfer window closed at the start of September, more than 200 were still without a club.

The Professional Footballers' Association estimates that 75% of players entering the industry at the age of 16 will have exited by the time they reach 21.

Away from the glamour and financial riches of top-flight football this can be a scary prospect, with the average professional career lasting for just 8 years.

Sky Sports have been following 5 players through very different journeys in their search to stay in professional football.

Take a look at the journeys of Peter Odemwingie, Michael Collins, Bradley Pritchard, Emmanuel Sonupe and City striker Sordell when the show airs this Sunday at 6:30PM.

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