Former Aston Villa star Lee Hendrie speaks out about depression

Oct 15, 14 Former Aston Villa star Lee Hendrie speaks out about depression

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Former England and Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie believes the key to beating depression can be as simple as just talking to someone. Hendrie, who tried to commit suicide following the end of his footballing career, financial problems and the breakdown of his marriage, was a guest on Sky Sports News HQ’s ‘Morning View’ on World...

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Contracts & Stress in Football

Jul 09, 14 Contracts & Stress in Football

Posted by in Anxiety, Featured

Contracts & Stress All players get nervous round about contract time. Below are some facts and figures about contracts, transfers and some of the effects negotiations may have on players anxiously waiting to find out their future. Facts about Football Contracts and Transfers Players can move an unlimited number times in their...

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Facing Down an Injury

Apr 14, 14 Facing Down an Injury

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Five athletes who’ve confronted sports-related injuries with hope, wisdom and courage and come out stronger on the other side. by Nicole Radziszewski  Five years ago, running was my life. It was the perfect package of fitness, friendship and competition, all wrapped up in a shiny coat of endorphins. It was my therapy after the...

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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

Posted by in Burnout, Featured

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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STUDY: Mental Illness in Professional Football

Apr 03, 14 STUDY: Mental Illness in Professional Football

Posted by in Anxiety, Retirement

FIFPro, the World Footballers’ Association, announced results of an international study revealing the extent of Mental Illness in Professional Football. More than 300 current and former professional players and six national unions participated. The following summary is divided in five parts: 1) background and objective of the...

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