Coaching advice

Here you’ll find practical, actionable advice from coaches in the women’s game covering most aspects of coaching a team. You’ll hear from experts in leadership, communication, health and wellness. You’ll also discover some invaluable insight into the menstrual cycle, its effect on players and how you can plan your coaching and support your players.

First among equals

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The first Irishwoman to coach in men’s soccer, LISA FALLON hopes to be a role model for the next generation. STEPH FAIRBAIRN meets her and discovers the unlikely inspiration that showed her it wasn’t a man’s world MORE

Flight and fight

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Players at the University of Hawaii not only juggle soccer and education but have to travel 20,000 miles each season to do it. Their proud coach MICHELE NAGAMINE tells STEPH FAIRBAIRN exactly how it’s achieved MORE

Youth movement

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Why are English elite clubs losing talent at 18? And what can be done to support youngsters leaving academies? RACHEL LEVER tries to find out... MORE

Tehran turnaround

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The first Iranian woman with the A License, KAT KHOSROWYAR lobbied Fifa to allow head coverings and built the nation’s Under-17s girls’ team from scratch in just two weeks. She tells her story to STEPH FAIRBAIRN MORE

Tough at the top

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Elite players are fitter, stronger and play the game faster than ever. NAOMI MYHILL casts her eye over training data from England’s top two divisions and provides tips on adapting it for your own team’s sessions MORE

How to improve Europe’s best?

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FC Barcelona dominated in Spain last season and claimed their first Uefa Champions League title. New head coach JONATAN GIRÁLDEZ has the task of bettering that and tells STEPH FAIRBAIRN how he plans to do it MORE

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