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Holder hints at changes for second test

Under pressure West Indies captain Jason Holder has hinted at changes to come ahead of Friday’s second test against England at Headingley. The team will be looking to rebound from a innings a 209 run defeat inside three days at … Continue reading

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Jason Holder urges West Indies to ignore critics and unite for revival

For Jason Holder, the short first Test has made for a long last few days. He and his team have been stewing on their defeat at Edgbaston for the best part of a week now, and Holder has the careworn air of … Continue reading

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WEST INDIES RECRUIT PSYCHOLOGIST STEVEN SYLVESTER TO PREPARE FOR TEST TOUR OF ENGLAND

Cricket West Indies (CWI) today can announce that Chartered Psychologist Steven Sylvester has been brought in as the Team Psychologist to the Windies team during their two month tour of the UK. The renowned Sport Psychologist was approached by Cricket … Continue reading

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Premier League EXCLUSIVE: Steve Sylvester reveals how life behind the bravado can be murky

BEHIND the bravado, the super-stardom and the money-no-object lifestyle there remains a stigma, a taboo subject that footballers struggle with just the same as the man on the street. As the glitz and glamour of the new football season whisked … Continue reading

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Jose Mourinho must create joy not fear: says leading Psychologist

According to Steven Sylvester, Jose Mourinho has repeatedly criticised his team in public and should think about changing his approach. Jose Mourinho’s sombre countenance on the touchline and failure to win the “hearts and minds” of his players since arriving … Continue reading

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Steven Sylvester becomes Middlesex CCC Team Psychologist

Middlesex County Cricket Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Steven Sylvester into the role of Team Psychologist for Middlesex CCC. Steven Sylvester is a familiar face at Lord’s having previously been the Club’s psychologist between 2010 and 2013. … Continue reading

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Is a big ego crucial to achieving sporting greatness?

One evening in the mid-1990s, Manchester United players and staff attended a Batman film premiere. It was a black-tie event. United star Eric Cantona had other ideas and arrived wearing an all-white suit finished off with bright red trainers. His … Continue reading

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The Power of Pain

What happens when a cricketer gets injured in the midst of a match? They become very dangerous, says Nick Campion writing for All Out Cricket Magazine. Ian Botham crouched down, spat out a mouthful of teeth and blood. The blood continued to … Continue reading

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