How to deal with defeat?

How to deal with defeat?

There are several stories that show us that after a great defeat can come a great victory. I remember the words of Jerzy Dudek, Polish goalkeeper who was part of the Real Madrid squad in the first season when José Mourinho trained the club (2010/11). In his book “Under Pressure” he shares the message of…

One of the main tools of a Soccer Coach

One of the main tools of a Soccer Coach

One of the great challenges of leadership and team management is to assume that you already know! I already know the game model, I already know the athletes, I already know their strengths and weaknesses, I already know their ambitions and desires, I already know what motivates them, and so on. Sometimes coaches may not…

Choosing Players for the Portuguese National Soccer Teams

Choosing Players for the Portuguese National Soccer Teams

The Portuguese National Technical Coordinator, Joaquim Milheiro, explains what do they look for when choosing the Players for the Portuguese National Soccer Teams. Take a look at this exclusive interview for Soccer HUB with Rémulo Marques: RM: What do you, as a National Technical Coordinator, look for, what is the identity or profile of the players…

Pro-Rel vs Closed System (aka Development vs Money)

Pro-Rel vs Closed System (aka Development vs Money)

The need of winning and/or loosing for the perfect development. by Filipe Teles (Soccer HUB content specialist) This topic always brings lots of different opinions and points of view. (Today, I’m just giving mine; give me yours on the comments below.) The best way for a player to develop is facing challenges, testing himself against…

A Soccer Trip from Canada to New Zealand

A Soccer Trip from Canada to New Zealand

Pedro Dias is a former Portuguese professional Soccer player that currently acts as a coach. He worked in several clubs in Portugal, Canada and now in New Zealand! In this interview he shares some of his experience about youth coaching in different contexts! SH: Tell us a bit about your history in the “soccer world”!…

Duel of Titans in Kiev

Duel of Titans in Kiev

by Rémulo Marques (Soccer HUB Content Manager) Welcome to the most exciting club football week of the year! It’s the Champions League final week, and fans all over the world are eager to know about the choices of Zinedine Zidane and Jurgen Klopp for the vibrant and long-awaited match between Real Madrid and Liverpool. Next…