At long last I am almost ready to publish this parent’s guide.
Through all of the work I do in the professional game, through all of the magazine articles for the likes of Four Four Two and The Manager, this is perhaps the most important yet!
Too many budding careers are ruined by well meaning parents putting too much pressure on their child to perform and too many parents end up feeling bad because they thought they were doing the right thing by their child but missed the mark in their support.
“How Not To Screw Up Your Kid’s Football Career Before It Has Even Started” will be available to purchase and download in early June and could be the most important few thousand words you read in respect of your child and the sport they love.
I have recorded a short introduction video including the key principle that all football parents should understand about why their child plays football.