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Science and Soccer: Developing Elite Performers



Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, Science and Soccer is still the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the physiology, biomechanics and psychology behind the world’s most popular sport. Offering important guidance on how science translates into practice, the book examines every key facet of the sport, with a particular focus on the development of elite performers. The topics covered include:



  • anatomy, physiology, psychology and biomechanics;

  • principles of training;…

Making the Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring S…



Making the Ball Roll is the ultimate complete guide to coaching youth soccer. This focused and easy-to-understand book details training practices and tactics, and goes on to show you how to help young players achieve peak performance through tactical preparation, communication, psychology, and age-specific considerations. Each chapter covers, in detail, a separate aspect of coaching to give you, the football coach, a broad understanding of youth soccer development. Each topic is brought to…

Jeffanory: Stories from Beyond Soccer Saturday: Stories from Beyond the Vid…



Are you sitting comfortably? Then Jeff will begin … The universally-loved, award-winning host of Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday and Channel 4’s Countdown, and author of the bestselling Jelleyman’s Thrown a Wobbly, returns with a Jackanory-style, football-flavoured narrative which gathers together the funniest, weirdest, most tragic, most heart-warming, under-the-radar stories of the football season. The book is stuffed to the gunnels with behind-the-scenes revelations, opinions and personal…

Cyrille Regis: My Story



Cyrille Regis: My Story Cyrille Regis’ story is a compelling one on so many levels. The story of his migration from the French Caribbean to a racially divided West London in the 1960s, his development as a semiprofessional footballer and his subsequent move to a top-flight Football League club, followed by national recognition and glory, while still facing racial hatred is a tale in itself. The book begins at Buckingham … Full descriptionNew
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