Hydration in football

At the time of writing this article, it has just been recorded in the UK as having some of the hottest days on record. Therefore, I thought writing about hydration in football would be very appropriate considering the new football season is due to start soon and preseason is well underway. Getting your hydration right … Read more

Football Nutrition Guide

When I first got my break into professional football back in the early 1990s, I didn’t really know much about nutrition other than there were certain types of food that were good for you and some that were not. It did surprise me, however, that a lot of these athletes didn’t pay too much attention … Read more

Good Football Warm Ups

A coach educator once told me many years ago “How do you know, what you don’t know” which has always stuck with me, especially when I am coaching players or educating coaches. Our first thought is, that if something is simple, players/coaches should already know this so I won’t go into too much detail.  Good … Read more

Fitness Components Football

Football is a physically demanding sport characterised by frequent strenuous activities, we are going to look at the components of fitness within this sport such as high-intensity running, turning, tackling and jumping. Players must be able to cope with these physical demands and still be capable of maintaining the technical standard throughout the match. Playing … Read more