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Jul 18

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Believe You Can Be Better

  Bob Dylan warbled about how the times they are a changin’. That song could be a metaphor for what I believe about my life right now. In my last few blogs I’ve written about how my life is so very different now to what it was fifteen, ten, even one year ago. As many […]

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Jun 18

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Costessey Sports Boys Football Club at their ‘End of season awards’

Delighted to speak with Costessey Sports Boys Football Club at their ‘End of season awards’ last night! Always good to have a laugh at yourself but even better when the audience joins in with the craic!  

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Apr 18

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The Shirt of Shirts

Last time out I wrote about how I was clearing out all of the shirts that I’ve collected throughout my career in professional football. They once all meant a lot to me for a variety of reasons but the fact that I have managed to live my life in recent years with them all bagged […]

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Feb 18

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Out with the Old

For most people, a trip up into the dark recesses of their attic is something they do on just two occasions a year. To get the Christmas decorations down. Before putting them back up there again a couple of weeks later. Whilst, at all times, trying to ignore all the other stuff that is taking […]

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Sep 17

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Return of the Mac

Contrary to what people might have been thinking, I haven’t died. Not yet. In fact I’ve just returned from a two week Sports Psychology speaking tour of America. Fourteen days and fourteen seminars across seven states at some of their most respected Universities, Colleges and Soccer Clubs. It has been an absolute privilege. I ...

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Sep 15

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Diego Costa vs ‘Moral Outrage’

I cannot believe the moral outrage surrounding the weekend performance of Diego Costa that’s currently dominating the sports news. Anyone and everyone with an opinion for sale wants to see action taken against him with former referee Graham Poll one of the more prominent dissenting voices, not that this is unusual of course, as ...

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Aug 15

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WIN RESPECT AS WELL AS MATCHES

BICKERING MOURINHO AND WENGER NEED TO WIN RESPECT AS WELL AS MATCHES   If you cannot control your emotional responses in top-level sport then you are not worthy of any respect.   If eulogies came as trophies, then Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho would need an entire floor of their respective mansions dedicated to storing […]

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Jul 15

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BASTIAN SCHWEINSTEIGER – TAKE SEVERAL BOWS SON

“Take a bow son”. A now over used phrase in football aimed at just about anyone who has achieved something in a game or in the game as a whole. But someone like Bastian Schweinsteiger shouldn’t have to take just the one. He should be able to take two, three or more. Thoroughly deserving the […]

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Jul 15

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FEDERER – A WINNER

Roger Federer may have lost in the Men’s Singles Final at Wimbledon on Sunday. But that doesn’t, nor will it ever, deter from the unequivocal fact that the man is a born winner. He’s reached the final of one of the four major tournaments in tennis on 26 different occasions, winning 17 of them. He’s […]

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