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England must manage Moeen Ali properly to protect his development

England must manage Moeen Ali properly to protect his development By Andy Wilson of The Guardian It sounds ridiculous for a team who have just ended a wretched run of 10 Tests without a win, but England might now be … Continue reading

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BBC Radio Leeds asks ‘how come siblings do so well?’ Commonwealth Games 2014

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Sibling rivalry spurs athletes on to new levels of success

Sibling rivalry spurs athletes on to new levels of success  by Jonathan Brown of The Independent It is a unique bond they share: both fierce opponent and closest confidante. Yet forget the tragic curse of Cain and Abel, sibling rivalry … Continue reading

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Sky News interview with Jeremy Thompson

In the wake of the Luiz Suarez biting incident at the World Cup, Steven Sylvester was asked into the Sky News studio to give his views on what drove him to act in such a destructive manner.  Interview conducted by … Continue reading

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Steven Sylvester speaks to Derek Pringle of The Daily Telegraph on Alistair Cook’s Leadership.

Alastair Cook must change deeply ingrained habits if he is to succeed as captain The hard work and discipline that Alastair Cook has displayed in his successful batting career are the very qualities which are hindering him as England captain … Continue reading

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Steven Sylvester on BBC Radio London with the World Cup panel

Steven speaks to Darren Lewis the Mirror Sport football writer and the World Cup team on BBC Radio London Steven comes into the discussion and says, “I think the first thing to say is that this is not a football issue, … Continue reading

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Steven Sylvester Interviewed for Channel 4 News on the Suarez Biting Incident.

Interview conducted by Jordon Jarrett-Bryan for Channel 4 News in the wake of the Luis Suarez biting incident. Steven Sylvester explains, “there’s three determining factors in what an elite athlete would do under intense pressure and they culminate in their … Continue reading

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Should we condemn or support Luis Suarez following his alleged biting of an opponent?

When I witnessed Suarez appearing to sink his teeth into an opponent I was horrified, like all of us, filled with shock and utter disgust. My disappointment and outrage deepened as soon as I realised this was a serial offender. … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian Culture of Football Academies

An authoritarian culture in which young people are routinely insulted and ridiculed is deeply rooted in top-flight football academies, new research has found. According to Dr Chris Platts of Sheffield Hallam University, being able to tolerate harsh treatment by coaches … Continue reading

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What is the cost of Academic Success?

Did you see weeks report by the British Medical Journal where it says ‘children are being put under too much pressure to do well in exams’? It accuses schools of actively harming the mental health of our children by focussing … Continue reading

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