The struggles of young migrant football players in Premier League academies

Apr 26, 14 The struggles of young migrant football players in Premier League academies

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Introduction Mesut Özil, Robin van Persie, Kun Agüero: just some names of the huge cosmopolitan workforce in the English Premier League. In the season 2013/2014 an astonishing 69.6% of the players in the Premier League isn’t born in England. (Transfermarkt, 2013) A big chunk of that 69.6% comes forth out of the many football...

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Football managers: Stress and health risks in the English Premier League

Apr 10, 14 Football managers: Stress and health risks in the English Premier League

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INSIDE THE COTTAGE –  The Australian First Team Fitness Coach for Fulham Football Club, SCOTT MILLER gives an exclusive insight to the www.australiantimes.co.uk into the world of English Premier League football and how managers cope and deal with the stress of their high-pressured jobs. It is a common theme in professional...

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Managers happy as Cork GAA tackling burnout blight

Apr 07, 14 Managers happy as Cork GAA tackling burnout blight

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Newly-appointed Cork underage managers Derek Kavanagh and Diarmuid O’Sullivan believe the development squad programme rolled out by Rebel Óg officials last night will eliminate burnout amongst the county’s most talented youngsters. The programme, centred on player education, will see Cork’s elite hurlers and footballers from U15...

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Sacrifice: the lonely Olympic road research paper

Apr 04, 14 Sacrifice: the lonely Olympic road research paper

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A research case study in to an athlete pursuit of aiming to reach the Olympic Games in London 2012. Through a case study approach using analysis of conversation and reflections on practice, the paper was aimed to document the experiences of an elite adolescent female athletes excursion to qualify for the 2012 games. The paper...

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The Loneliness of the Manager

Feb 10, 14 The Loneliness of the Manager

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A lot of sport fans think that managers are paid a load of cash for pretty much looking after a bunch of overpaid prima donnas and that all they have to do is make sure the players don’t go out and drink too much and ensure they turn up for the game. Well, think again… Let me use a very silly analogy that I think will ring a few...

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Burnout now extending to managers frustrated by fixture chaos

Dec 18, 13 Burnout now extending to managers frustrated by fixture chaos

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Events at his own club have inspired presidential hopeful Aogán Farrell to seek reform of calendar THE burnout virus, which has been a source of concern among over-stretched GAA players for several years, is now spreading to managers, according to presidential candidate Aogán Farrell. Martin Breheny from www.independent.ie writes...

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