New Season, New Level…Rejection or Selection??

Jul 06, 15 New Season, New Level…Rejection or Selection??

Posted by in Irish Grassroots Football

So the season has only just ended for most and now it’s time to switch off from football before another season begins. Wait now….. it’s starting again!! As┬ájust as another season ends along come July 1st (open season). Which for people reading this outside of Ireland this is when players can trial for other clubs...

read more

Dropping Players From The Squad

Sep 01, 14 Dropping Players From The Squad

Posted by in Irish Grassroots Football

I regularly get emails from parents looking for advice on their kids football. This time of year kids are either settling into their new team or still waiting to find out if they are going to make the squad. For many parents and their children it can be a very anxious time and a coach holding off on communicating his intentions, can...

read more

Another Season

Aug 30, 13 Another Season

Posted by in Irish Grassroots Football

The day before kickoff, managers and coaches a like are knocking heads selecting their starting 7, 8, 9 and 11. I plan to get into the action later today. Anyone involved with coaching knows that the game will take over your life, so he you are entering into your first season with a team, be prepared for this. Can I also commend...

read more