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Tagged With: Soccer

Leicester City: an inspiration for the whole world

Leicester won the Premier League title on Monday despite being 5,000-1 outsiders and tipped for relegation at the start of the season. So it’s no wonder the Vice-Chairman said the clubs win has set a new standard for the whole of football and provided “inspiration for the whole world”. He also revealed: Ranieri was the … Continue reading »

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Counter-attacking is all in the mind

I’m talking football ( soccer ) tactics in this weeks blog. With counter-attacking such a dominant feature of this season’s English Premiere League, I think that more managers understand the need for pace. Thats something I was blessed with a lot as a schoolboy which is why I switched from football to track ( running … Continue reading »

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The 7 habits of highly effective coaches

As well as doing track and field athletics, boxing and basketball (point guard) at school, I also used to play football (soccer) for my school on the right wing. My job was to go outside the defender, cut the ball across from the byline and keep it low. I didn’t worry about anything else. I had … Continue reading »

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You Don’t Have to Be a firefighter to be firefighter fit

Whilst going to a fire call once as a firefighter I was climbing the stars with my co-firefighter whom was also a bodybuilder in his spare time. We had our breathing apparatus donned and when we got to the top of the fourth floor and my co-firefighter was breathing so heavy I thought f–k he is … Continue reading »

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The ugly truth about racism in sports

After a week where racism raised its ugly head in football as Chelsea fans abused a man in the Paris Metro station, Mo Farah also added his own anecdote of discrimination.  The BBC Sport reported last Friday that Olympic champion Farah had hit out at Great Britain team-mate Andy Vernon after an implied racial slur from Vernon. … Continue reading »

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