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Nov 18

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Time for a Change

Do you watch Dragons Den? You’ll be familiar with James Caan then. He’s the man who, for me, is responsible for the greatest change when it comes to choosing how I live my life. “When everyone is turning right then you should turn left”. It’s a philosophy I’ve tried to follow as best I can. This […]

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Oct 18

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How to be a Mexican Fisherman

I’ve a wee parable about modern life for you to read this week. It’s called The Story Of The Mexican Fisherman. You can read it by clicking here. It’s a tale that has, admittedly, done the rounds. So you may be familiar with it. But, even if you are, what about the message behind it? […]

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Sep 18

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It’s All About Balance

For those who live outside the bubble of the game, the life of a professional footballer probably looks as close to perfection as possible. Especially for those players who are established at Premier League level. Now, before you think I’m going to contradict all of the above: don’t worry, I’m not. It can be a […]

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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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