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In the Spotlight - Interview Shayne Murphy ex Manchester City's Lead Sports Scientist

SHAYNE MURPHY has left his role as the Lead Sports Scientist for Manchester City U23 to develop his own business.��The strength and conditioning coach joined City from Liverpool FC in January 2013 to work in the Youth Development Phase. ...

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Bruce Suraci speaks about his research into utilising genetic data to enhance individual development plans

Just over 12 months ago Bruce Suraci sent out a questionnaire to his peers on the topic of genetic testing in football.It is a research field the Bournemouth Head of Academy Coaching and Development has been working on since before he joined the club in 2014. His questionnaire asked respondents things like if they believe geneti ...

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Arsene Wenger takes senior role at FIFA

<p><span style="text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; float: none; display: inline !important;">FORMER Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has joined FIFA as Chief of Global Football Development.</span><br><br><span>Wenger will head up FIFAs Technical Study Group, which has analyse ...

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FIFA plan to prevent big club's hoarding players by introducing a limit on loans

FIFA's Football Stakeholders Committee have recommended a limit on loans of players as part of a series of reforms to the current transfer system.The restriction on international loans is specifically targeting Europe's biggest clubs to "prevent player hoarding and ensure that loans have a valid sporting purpose for youth develo ...

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