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Issue #20: Breaking the Machine

The Magazine

Player Development Project Assistant Editor, Jon Hoggard, looks at some of the recent top stories in world football, through the...

The Magazine

Premature professionalism in youth sport is a growing problem. Environments created to replicate professional sport, ‘elite’ pathways at 8-years-old and...

The Magazine

What value does belonging have in youth development? PDP Contributor & Founder of Raising Excellence, Reed Maltbie shares a personal...

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As a coach, it’s easy to overlook the sacrifices players and their parents make to pursue their love of sport....

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Frenkie De Jong is one of Dutch Football’s brightest stars. PDP Lead Researcher James Vaughan examines a recent interview with...

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How do you communicate with your players? In this article PDP Technical Advisor, Dan Wright shares some fascinating reflections and...