Monthly Archives - August 2016

Antertior talofibular sprain or the ATFL sprain.

http://flyingsquidstudios.com/author/fssadmin/feed/ Ashley Watson is Sports Therapy BSc International Athlete. If you’d like more information on an injury or treatment please contact him at https://www.facebook.com/WatsonSportMassage/?fref=ts Here you will learn the following: What is an ATFL sprain and why is it important to prevent this injury The importance of strong ankle How to self-manage an ATFL injury and any other ankle injury Easy ankle exercises that you should be doing as an footballer What is an ATFL sprain? An ATFL sprain is a common ankle musculoskeletal injury in which the [...]

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Pete Crook – My Story

http://videoworldpr.com/2015/08/ If a manager or coach doesn’t think you’re good enough, that’s not everyone else’s opinion and there will be a coach or manager out there that will think you’re good enough.Pete Crook Goalkeeper - Harrogate Town My name is Peter Crook, I’m an ex professional footballer and currently play for Harrogate Town as a goalkeeper in the National League North. I’m going to be talking about how my football career came to be so far and what I believe it [...]

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An International Step Up – Wales Under 17

After my performances at U16 level, I was selected to participate in the UEFA European Championships at the age of 15. So I was playing with players that were 2.5 years older than me and at the age of 15 to 17/18 physically there is a huge difference. It was a tough blooding in, because the squad had been together for some time and I was a newcomer, and also I was the youngest in the squad, so often I [...]

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Making my International Debut

buy alli online in stock I was first scouted to several training camps in Wales when playing for Nottingham Forest at the back end of the U15 season. This was a huge moment for me as I had always dreamt of playing for my country and I now had the opportunity! The training camp consisted of a 7 day camp with around 50/60 school boys training, living and playing against each other throughout the week. This taught me a lot of how to look after [...]

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Going Full Time

Leaving home Throughout my final year of GCSE’s I wasn’t playing regular football and my football fitness and conditioning soon left me as I concentrated on my GCSE’s, of which, I’m proud to say that I achieved well in. However, as soon as school had finished I left home at 16 and moved to accommodation in Scunthorpe where I lived for the next 18 months. I was living with 2 other team mates with a family, where we became paid [...]

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My Second Contract, 3rd Season

At the start of my 3rd season, I had spent the off season training harder than ever to ensure my sharpness and quality improved. I had a real desire and determination this season to kick on and be selected for the Wales squad for their tournaments and to show my quality and have a great season, injury free. However, it was also the first year of my GCSE’s, year 10. I started well and was called up to the Wales [...]

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Signing My First Contract

I started playing football from aged 5 for my local team, before being scouted at the age of 12. I was scouted by 4 professional clubs; Peterborough United, Norwich City, Rushden and Diamonds and Nottingham Forest. I felt great, finally my dreams of becoming a professional footballer started to look achievable! I was Year 8 in school and played day and night, all I wanted to be was a professional footballer! Before I signed a contract, I was asked by [...]

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