"We will see fewer and fewer players with that self-confidence" - Lionel Scaloni on Robotic Footballers, Analysis, and Youth Development
Lionel Scaloni, Argentina's World Cup winning coach, bemoaned the state of analysis within the game and the negative impact on players, including our youth.
His criticism is fair, but not because analysis lacks value. Rather, the issue is with the application of analysis. Copy and paste, which is the norm in this global state of the game, misses the point.
So what is the point? Find out here.
Preseason is a grind. Managing the grind with outside interests and pursuits isn’t an obstacle to fulfilment. Rather, those core values and desires give meaning to our professional and playing pursuits. Here are 10 tips to managing the grind as you pursue greatness.
Zinedine Zidane has left Real Madrid, citing issues with the culture surrounding the club. My inaugural blog post on Scott Martin Media is a reflection on his Letter to the Fans, the culture he hoped to create at Real Madrid, and personal lessons from Zizou's time at the club.