Football ‘tug of war’: When choosing means losing by Laura Finnegan

Aug 21, 18 Football ‘tug of war’: When choosing means losing by Laura Finnegan

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Another excellent piece by Laura: :A tweet from Carlow GAA made headlines last week when it outlined the ultimatum issued to the Carlow/Kilkenny u15 football (soccer!) players regarding the inflexibility towards playing both football codes. The purpose of this piece isn’t to analyse that decision but instead to focus the...

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Where you are born matters for football development…

Aug 10, 17 Where you are born matters for football development…

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This is the second part of a study conducted by: Laura Finnegan O’Halloran a Lecturer in Sport Management and Talent Development in Waterford I.T, MA in Sport Psychology and currently undertaking a PhD on organisational structure and practice in Irish football (with Liverpool John Moores University). Laura has done this...

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Relative Age Effect In Irish Elite Youth Football – By Laura Finnegan

Jun 29, 17 Relative Age Effect In Irish Elite Youth Football  – By Laura Finnegan

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Laura is Lecturer in Sport Management and Talent Development in Waterford I.T, MA in Sport Psychology and currently undertaking a PhD on organisational structure and practice in Irish football (with Liverpool John Moores University). Laura has done this study in partnership with Liverpool John Moore University with Dave...

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