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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Football ‘tug of war’: When choosing means losing.

Mar 04, 18 Football ‘tug of war’: When choosing means losing.

Posted by in Irish Grassroots Football

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 discussion on the implication of a similar...

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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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