Blue Square Bet
Published 10th August 2012
Folkes, 22, swapped 100m sprinting for football when he started at Grays Athletic before joining Tottenham Hotspur when he was 16 and Queens Park Rangers the following year.
Glenn Hoddle spotted the attacking midfielder at exit trials for players who have been released by professional clubs, and took him to his famed academy in Spain.
He gained experienced with Jerez Industrial in Spain as well as with Eastleigh and then Hayes & Yeading United last season.