What factors influence a player's performance on the pitch? What really goes on in the hearts and minds of professional footballers, their managers and coaches? Former West Ham and Charlton footballer turned human behaviour specialist Kevin George has interviewed numerous players, including England World Cup hopeful Fabian Delph, in his quest to reveal the psycho-emotional side of the story.
Based on his internationally acclaimed course of the same name, Soccology looks at the role of childhood, feelings, environment and lifestyle on a player's mindset and how to use a player-centred approach to get optimum results. This is a must-read for all lovers of the beautiful game.
'Kevin has used his experiences as a young professional football player to challenge traditional practices and views for the betterment of the young people he works with, encouraging them to take control of their own lives to make the best of life’s opportunities.' -Martyn Heather, Head of Education at the Premier League.