2010
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2010 : Year in highlights

Weekly Review 13th – 19th December 2010 [athlete paranoid]

Stress and anxiety in sport I feel kinda depressed and paranoid at the moment. It’s because this whole week I’ve […]

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2010 IS THE YEAR

For roughly the past three weeks I have been on holiday’s in Australia, during that time i’ve been tied up […]

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Training with the Australian U/17 National Team

“Your good technically, but you need to play at a quicker pace, have quicker decision making, and positioning to play […]

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Weekly Review 20th – 26th December [christmas]

It’s Christmas time. Not much to say about this week and this will probably be the shortest weekly review I’ve […]

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Weekly Review 6th – 12th December [holidays]

  This will be a quick post as I  have an English exam that I found out about today, tomorrow […]

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Weekly Review 29th – 5th November 2010 [summer in december!]

Yo, it’s December! Time goes so fast and that’s why if you have one chance to go for your dream […]

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Weekly Review 22nd – 28th November 2010 [character]

Building Character in Sports A player’s character. I guess it’s what separates them from the rest. How they react, if […]

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Weekly Review 15th – 21st November 2010 [plan b done?]

I have basically accepted Malone University’s offer to join their NCAA Div 2 team. Why did I choose them.. Just […]

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Weekly Review 8th – 14th November 2010 “The Penalty Miss”

Penalty Miss Our team reached the final. 0-0 after extra time. Hundreds of people watching and this game was a […]

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Weekly Review 1st – 7th November 2010 “Soccer in College offers! USA”

Interested in getting a soccer scholarship? I can help you out. Soccer In College USA This week should be known […]

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Weekly Review 25th – 31st October 2010 [sun out of the clouds]

I talked to Chris Tanner this week, the manager of the Australian division of Zenith Sports Management company. I started talking […]

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Weekly Review 18th – 24th October 2010 [jealousy?]

Another week in the journey of an aspiring pro. The biggest thing that happened this week is that I got […]

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Me in 2015. “My Dream Life”

First Written in October 2010. This is how I picture/d my dream life in 2015. It’s Summer 2014, I just […]

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Player Assessment Video for 2011

Football Highlight Video Finished the video. Contains footage of training and footage. To be honest it’s not my best stuff, […]

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The way of Arsenal

I just love watching football like this! Arsenal 4 – 0 Shakhtar Donetsk[matchhighlight.com] Nong | Myspace Video

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Weekly Review 11th – 17th October 2010 [finland?]

It was a mixed week. Good and bad. I once again slightly injured a muscle under my left butt cheek […]

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Weekly Review 4th – 10th October 2010 [munich review & failed expectations]

Failed Expectations I’m exhausted. 300 minutes of games and a training sesh today have made me sitting here typing this […]

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Two New Player Match Highlight Videos “Soccer Films”

I made this today in my free time at school, enjoy! Any feedback/comment on how I play will be personally […]

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alex scores

Weekly Review 27th – 3rd October 2010 [visualisation techniques & faking it]

Visualisation techniques On Tuesday this week I was kinda lacking in desire to train, but concluded in saying “Have the […]

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Nick, what happened to the passion?

Finding passion Another training ended and one of my teammates said “Nick, I haven’t been feeling your passion for the […]

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Weekly Review 20th – 26th September 2010 [time & talking]

I got home after training, had a shower, ate dinner unenthusiastically and crashed asleep on my bed at 8:30pm on […]

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my Adidas Adizeros

Weekly Review 13th – 19th September [short week & Jack Wilshere]

Jack Wilshere Training Jack Wilshere is 18 years old and is a starting player for Arsenal. He plays in front […]

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Weekly Review 6th – 12th September [america & plan]

So far for the half-dozen time or so in 2010, I’ve injured myself minorly and been unable to play for […]

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Weekly Review 31st – 5th September [hmm]

  Hasn’t been a great week for football, because I didn’t play that great. It’s been one of my down […]

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Weekly Review 23rd – 29th August 2010 [First Week]

It’s the start of the season and we have some good news and bad news. The bad news is that […]

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Weekly Review 16th – 22nd August 2010 “End of Summer Training”

Summer Training This week represents the last week of what has been a great summer. Over the last 9 weeks […]

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Weekly Review 10th – 16th August 2010 [short week]

So this week I got back on Wednesday to Budapest from England. Nothing really exciting to report this week. 13 […]

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My Rules Page

Hey, I thought I'd create a My Rules page. This is my own policy from now on I have to […]

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Bobby Charlton Camp at Manchester United Old Trafford

Weekly Review 2nd – 8th August “Frustrated @ Bobby Charlton Camp’

Bobby Charlton Camp Hey, so this week I was in Manchester for a 7-day residential camp with the bobby charlton […]

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Weekly Review 26th – 1st August “Off to England Number 4”

So another weekly update, yet there’s nothing much to report about this week, I got back from holiday with my […]

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Weekly Review 19th – 25th July “Chilling”

I’m currently chilling and watching a movie in my friends summer beach house, this = no training. I decided to […]

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Weekly Review 12th – 18th July “Match Analysis”

  So I just completed 43 hours of focused football work this week, sticking to the promise I made myself! […]

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Weekly Review 5th – 11th July [World Cup Final]

World Cup Review Got back not long ago from watching the FIFA World Cup Final in a outdoor bar with […]

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Watching the World Cup in Paris

Weekly Review 28th – 4th July

European Soccer Training Some amazing world cup games this week. Holland beating Brazil and I was at a FIFA Fan […]

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Weekly Review 21st – 27th June 2010 [Visualizing Success]

Visualizing Success in Sports This week was the first without school and club training, so it was just watching, playing […]

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Weeks Reflection 14th – 20th June [End of Season]

Staying Focused on Goals It’s officially the end of the season with my club and it’s time for a little […]

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Weekly Review 7th – 14th June

So.. I’m done with my 2nd last year of school and now I have a whole 9-10 weeks in front […]

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Weekly Review 1st – 6th June 2010

This week the world cup starts. Can’t wait, it’s when the whole world gets together just to watch football, hundreds […]

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Be a leader

Found this from an article which summarised a book by Dale Carnegie – How to win friends and influence people. […]

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Weekly Review 24th – 30th May 2010

“Like everything in life, the beginning is always the hardest part. But then you adapt.” – Cristiano Ronaldo So, It’s […]

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Weekly Review 18th – 24th May 2010

Another week of training passes by. It’s been around 8 whole months since I started writing in this football diary […]

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Weekly Review 10th – 16th May 2010

It’s been an OK week. Not much has gone on, just training and working hard to acheive the dream. I […]

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Weekly Review 3rd – 9th May 2010

Seeing Chelsea win the premier league today made me want to be a football star more. Who gets the chance […]

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Weekly Review 26th – 2nd May 2010

“Nick you look more of a footballer now, but if only you had the footballing brain then who knows where […]

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Weekly Review 19th – 25th April 2010

So after being stuck in London due to the whole volcanic ash craze, I came back to Budapest late on […]

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FootballCV

FootballCV April Camp Review

BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND YOU WILL SUCCEED. The FootballCV April Trials had a funny as hell coach, a nice bunch […]

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Weekly Review 5th – 11th April

This post is a little late, but I didn’t have a laptop in the camp to write a reflection. Unfortunately, […]

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Weekly Review 29th – 4th April 2010

This week is the most I’ve trained than any other week. I had a stomach bug on Wednesday but all […]

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In 2014 I’ll be playing for Australia in the World Cup

It’s possible and I can do it. Play for the Socceroos in the World Cup and be the best, most […]

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Weekly Review 22nd – 28th March 2010

So this week all the 600 euros worth of stuff that I ordered from Germany and Holland arrived! Now I have […]

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Weekly Reflection 15th – 21st March HMM..

Found a great quote this week: “Anxiety is nothing…but repeatedly re-experiencing failure in advance” – Seth Godin If ever I […]

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What I’m Good at

Alright, so tonight I’ve gone through all of the last 7 weeks weekly reflections and concluded on a couple of […]

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Weekly Review (LAZY) 8th – 14th March 2010

LAZY AGAIN. I don’t like myself right now, I didn’t keep my promises, I didn’t train as much as I […]

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This Weeks Reflection 1st – 7th March 2010

This week has been a little lazy. I haven’t been doing many extra trainings, and I think i’ve lost some […]

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England Review 22nd – 28th February

So this evening I got back from London and after watching Chelsea get beat yesterday by Man City at stamford […]

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Weekly Review 15 – 21st February

Hey, so it is half past nine and i’m sitting in bed at my brothers house in London and taking […]

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Weekly Review 8th – 14th February

What to say about this week… I’ve only really trained twice this week due to a little sprain in my […]

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Weekly Review 1st -7th February

So following on from today’s other post, I had a rocky week this week. Only trained on Tuesday and Wednesday […]

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What’s My Motivation?

I think there comes a time in every successful person’s life when they ask what the purpose of their goal […]

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Mascherano on close control

Just watched Hull City v Chelsea, 1-1 disappointing if we want to win the title. So the biggest problem in […]

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Weekly Review 25th – 31st Jan

Hmm.. what to say about this week. Going through the days I found Tuesday: More determination to do better in […]

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New Video

This was actually taken back in November but it’s only now i’ve edited it and stuff. Anyway it shows some […]

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Believing you will suceed will make you succeed.

So last night after watching Will Smith’s video on wisdom, I became really motivated. I have this red, mini football […]

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Just watched the most valuable Youtube video I think i’ll ever watch

Will’s Wisdom update: if link doesn’t work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zVXncGhI_I Will Smith is a man of his success. I think his philosophy […]

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Weekly Review 18 – 24th Janurary 2010

Another week passes, finished this years first game a couple of hours ago and now i’m catching up on some […]

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First weeks training back in the new year

I think the first week has gotten off to a good start.

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Who Can I Be?

My ultimate goal is to be in a starting 11 spot for Chelsea FC. I want to be legendary not […]

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