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Challenging 4 myths about girl’s football

Recently I came across some research that asked nearly 900 soccer players (aged 11 to 18) at a top-level competitive tournament in the U.S. about their motivations, attitudes and behaviours in relation to the game.  The results challenge a number of myths … Continue reading

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Can girls handle tough coaching? Yes, says a book that follows an u14 US team

“Confrontation? The modern coaching handbooks confirmed that it didn’t work. Girls just closed down and tuned out, their self-esteem too brittle to handle the challenge. . . . And sure enough the first practices after the confrontation seemed to prove … Continue reading

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Club Profile – Linlithgow Rose Community Football Club

Last week I spoke to Doug Johnston, Head Coach for the Girl’s Section at Linlithgow Rose Community Football Club  about how they’ve developed their programme for girls. This is the first in a series creatively called “Club Profiles”. The idea is to hear about what … Continue reading

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