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Let the Children Play and The Coaches Coach

It is becoming an accepted fact that today’s young people do not take criticism well. Which means coaching young people has become much harder than it was in the past. Coaching the very young is still about giving children the

The Wisdom of Danny, – More Relevant Today Than Ever.

There are sadly less and less people who will know who Danny Blanchflower was, and if they do know the name, most will only know that he played for Tottenham Hotspur. Some will be aware that he represented Northern Ireland,

Trialling Players – The Jury is Out

Last week retired Matildas midfielder, Joey Peters spoke out against teenagers being trialled at international level, feeling that the pressure put on these young players was unfair, and also resulted in an early burn-out in their careers. Peters comes from

The Dis-United Kingdom

New England football manager Sam Allardyce has only been in the job five minutes and already appears to have spiced things up by stating that he would welcome Team GB competing at future Olympic Games. In the London Olympic Games

The Right to Play God Puts the Olympic Ideal at Risk

There have been many debates over the years on how the professionalism of sport has killed the spectacle. Rather than a coach and an assistant coach of yesteryear the top teams around the world now have full time physios, sports

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