Double Agents, Double Trouble
Let me make a qualification from the outset: I believe football agents are a valuable necessary go-between in the football world, providing a crucial service for players in contract negotiations, transfers and in many cases, looking after the player's total welfare.
No Youth, No Future
Response to my last column Possess the ball - a new philosophy about maintaining possession of the football attracted an incredible response, with the article being reproduced on coaching sites in the UK, Canada and Germany as well as here in Australia.
England's Coaching Dilemma
England's past and present, Sir Trevor Brooking and Frank Lampard, have been inside Wembley, gracing the famous turf, but yesterday the pair stood outside the stadium and coached the country's future, showing some youngsters the type of skills required to gain access to Wembley via the players' entrance.
Revolution not Evolution
Australia's performances against the Solomon Islands have given cause for concern in relation to the ability of our players to adapt to various tactical formations, and to understand their individual roles within each.
Overseas Football Career Path
Revised Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players - Protection of minors