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Is focus missing from The Damned United?

dc1Getting your players to focus before, during and after a match is a key ingredient to a soccer coaching strategy. Before a match your players should focus on what the overall aim is. That focus must remain strong and constant throughout.

Errors by your players should not affect this focus as your goal is still the same.

My Better Soccer Coaching eNewsletter has some tips and advice on getting your players to focus in the issue of Tuesday 31 March (BSC188), make sure you click the link below and get your copy

In the film The Damned United – based on the book by David Peace – Brian Clough tells the Leeds United players to throw away all their winners medals because they cheated to get them. Not surprisingly the team don’t play well for him and lose games.

Motivation is a key factor in having the right mentality to go out and be winners.

Here’s a clip of Brian Clough arriving at Leeds and the players thoughts about him.

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