Saturday, January 25, 2020

Can a Windfall Tax on Premier League Clubs Save Grassroots Football?

There’s a long and well-established link between the state of grassroots football in England and the national team. When there’s a steady flow of talent coming through the lower echelons of the game, the future is usually bright for...

Learning One Position Versus Many

At grassroots level, players sometimes get placed in positions based on their physical makeup – the fast kid is a winger or striker, the slow kid is a defender or goalkeeper, and so on. At a young age, if...
Children playing a friendly game of basketball

How Playing Different Sports Can Improve a Football Team’s Fortunes

The typical British pre-season has come a long way since the days of cross-country runs and endless practice matches. Mental preparation and conditioning are equally as important as cardiovascular fitness in the modern game - which is why coaches...

England’s Wonderful World Cup 2018 Legacy is the Development of Tomorrow’s Superstars

The 2018 World Cup Finals in Russia were meant to be the most controversial yet. Warnings of violence between fans, political turmoil between the host nation and the rest of the world, and concerns about stadia all proved to...