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The hardest thing to coach is creativity

The following quotes about Manchester United’s current style of play are very relevant to youth player development and coaching:

“There’s a lack of creativity and risk. 161 more words

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Life Must Go On

The expression of solidarity was there for all to see last Tuesday night at Wembley as England hosted France, the visitors thoughts surely elsewhere. The famous arch was illuminated with the French tricolour, while the home fans partook in a booming, heartfelt rendition of La Marseillaise. 802 more words

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The massive negative impact of our weak soccer culture and low population density

This is a long post, but I think it’s an important one. I hope you stay with me on this.

One of the themes on my blog is a concern that we might not be emphasizing creativity, risk taking, and ‘craziness’ enough in our youngsters.  1,102 more words

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You don't understand soccer until you understand its essence: artistry and creativity.

A plaque at the Futebol Museum in Brazil, introducing life-sized models of Brazilian futebol legends as shown in the image above, reads:

“There are 25 of them, but there could easily be 50 or 100 because they were the founders of football, an… 136 more words

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