2011
What a Year!

2011 : Year in highlights

Weekly Review 12th – 18th December 2011

I woke up from the confines of my single bed in The Haven B&B where I’d been living for almost […]

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Weekly Review 19th – 25th December [Christmas]

Just a short post as I’m spending too much time on the comp and not with the family.  I was […]

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Van persie Looking Back

Weekly Review 5th – 11th December 2011 [back to budapest]

Time to reflect on the 6 or 7 weeks I’ve been in Montrose. There have been some negatives on being […]

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go confidently in the direction of your dreams

Weekly Review 28th – 4th December 2011 [one day things will change]

 The Path to Success Monday started off with a bit of kick around the park. Left foot lobbed balls and […]

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Weekly Review 21st – 27th November 2011

  Another full week in Montrose. On Tuesday there was no training because of a Scottish Cup match that Montrose […]

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Glen Johnson Scores for Chelsea

Weekly Review 14th – 20th November 2011 [part-time in England?]

  Watching Chelsea get beat by Liverpool was not a fun experience… Tuesday: Rocked up to training, none of the […]

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Weekly Review 7th – 13th November 2011 [2nd week in Montrose]

This 2nd week of November got off to a shitty start. Tuesday we walked inside the dressing room and was […]

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Nick in Aberdeen

Weekly Review 31st – 6th November 2011 [chilling in scotland]

  Tuesday’s training went well I think. It was a really good training, intensive and a bit of fun at […]

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Didier Drogba Late Bloomer

10 Pro Footballers that Made It Late

  To be a pro soccer player you need to get into one of the countries top youth academies, and […]

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Weekly Review 24th – 30th October 2011 [off to scotland!]

 Soccer Story After training with Moses on Monday and Tuesday and resting on Wednesday, I woke up at around 4am, […]

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Aiden Mcgeady From 3rd to 1st

Weekly Review 10th – 16th October 2011 [scotland is on!]

 Scotland Football It looks like the Scotland trial for Montrose is on! I found and messaged Steven Tweed on LinkedIn, […]

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Waiting for an important email

Weekly Review 17th – 23rd October 2011 [uhh..any moment]

Ok so anyyy moment now…. any moment. Didn’t get a confirmation this week, but apparently Chris is going to speak […]

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Ronaldo Signing Contract

Weekly Review 26th – 2nd October 2011 “I got offered a contract”

  On Monday I went to Kasnicbaric with three people. My coach/mentor Moses, then Joszi, the Hungarian guy who knows […]

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If you believe in yourself, and match that belief with hard work. There's no way you can fail.

Weekly Review 3rd – 9th October 2011 [false alarms & student life?]

Another week of waiting for my new life to start. Absolutely nothing actually happened this week in terms of football. […]

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Lionel Messi Amazing

Weekly Review 19th – 25th September 2011 [finally!]

It was late afternoon and I was half-awake lying on my bed in the late afternoon after a intense training […]

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Weekly Review 12th – 18th September 2011 [the wait continues]

People keep asking me “Nick, why haven’t you left Budapest yet?” or “What’s happening with football?”. It’s frustrating when I […]

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Weekly Review 5th – 11th September 2011 “Josip Simunic”

Recovered from that illness on Monday this week, although I still have a cough now triggered from the smoking in […]

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Weekly Review 29th – 4th September 2011

Had the week off as I was sick with what started off with a head cold, to I think a […]

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Weekly Review 22nd – 28th August 2011 [Amsterdam?]

8-2.. what a shocker.There were some really nice goals in the match though. Ashley Young’s two goals, both very skillful. […]

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Weekly Review 15th – 21st August 2011 [summer training]

There was a one week summer camp with my regular club this week. Two trainings a day but I didn’t […]

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Tim Cahill Soccer Playing Tips

From fourfourtwo Australia, I underlined number 10 because i think it’s the most important for success not only in football, […]

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Weekly Review 8th – 14th August 2011 [waiting, being consistent, fun]

Consistency. To be considered one of the best players you need to play well in the majority of games in […]

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Weekly Review 1st – 7th August 2011 “the wait, patience is virtue”

Patience is Virtue It’s been a quiet first week of August. I honestly don’t have much to say but I’ll […]

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Business Experiments Page

I've come to realise that making it in the business world is basically the same as football. There are millions […]

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Weekly Review 25th – 31st July 2011 “Signed Contract with Agent”

I jumped over a big hurdle this week when I finally decided to sign a contract with Chris the agent. […]

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Weekly Review 19th – 25th July 2011 [uncertain wk.2]

I was rejected by Vasas. That’s alright, it’s ok. It’s just part of life these failures, and you learn something […]

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Weekly Review 11th – 17th July 2011 [vasas]

These are my notes I recorded on my iPhone during my trial at Vasas SC this week Tuesday – Friday: […]

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Weekly Review 4th – 10th July 2011 [the day is here]

Writing this post today (Monday), fell asleep early last night and didn’t write. Today is the start of the much […]

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Weekly Review 27th – 3rd July 2011 [they don’t like foreigners!]

Time goes so fast these days, It’s already July and this month on the 27th I’m turning 18! Wow, it […]

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Cover Letter

How to Create a Scholarship Cover Letter for Soccer Coaches

Writing a cover letter is an essential part of emailing college soccer coaches. There is a crucial difference between lots of […]

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The video that got over 100 coaches interested in me

A personal football highlight video in the modern age of high-speed internet and YouTube is essential to getting as much interest as […]

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cole world the sideline story

“I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world…

2Pac Inspirational Quotes “I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain […]

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scott sinclair

Weekly Review 20th – 26th June 2011 [eyes on the prize]

End of a non-eventful week. It’s really about preparation for July 11, the day my trial with Vasas SC begins […]

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Weekly Review 13th – 19th June 2011 [little break]

So it’s been a pretty quiet week in Croatia, just chilling with the fam, relaxing on the beach and getting […]

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nick humphries

Weekly Review 6th – 12th June 2011 [prep starts now]

It’s 6am and I’m just watching the sunrise after a night of partying it up on the dancefloor with my […]

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nick humphries

Weekly Review 31st – 5th June 2011 [hope & sports networking]

The picture above is me getting my high school diploma! I remember hearing a few people say, football isn’t about […]

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Weekly Review 23rd – 29th May 2011 [best team in the world]

Barcelona winning the Champions League this week comes as no surprise. I’ve watched at least a dozen or two dozen […]

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Weekly Review 16th – 22nd May “FINISHED! Graduated High School”

Graduated High School It’s done. Classes are over. Homework is over. No more tests. No more exams. I am excited […]

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Weekly Review 9th – 15th May 2011 [not much longer]

Just 5 more days until the end of school. I’m just hanging in there, I can’t wait anymore. I want […]

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Weekly Review 25th – 1st May 2011 [good week]

  Forgot to mention that I was on the bench for the game on Saturday. We were 2-0 up and […]

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Weekly Review 2nd May – 8th May 2011 [good form & hernandez goal]

It’s May and that means summer is just around the corner. The beginning of the week was pretty busy as […]

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Weekly Review 18th – 24th April 2011 [not sick]

Here is my first video blog. I’m not good at doing this so bear with me 😛       […]

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Weekly Review 11th – 17th April 2011 [sick]

Sports illness I hate being sick for more reasons than feeling like crap. For me It totally messes up my […]

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Weekly Review 4th – 10th April 2011 [who to believe?]

After training on Saturday, I was having a talk with coach because I didn’t understand some things he was saying […]

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Weekly Review 28th – 3rd April 2011 [ball+space=problem]

This is my biggest weakness, and this is what is not allowing me to become the best player. When I’m […]

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Weekly Review 21st – 27th March 2011 [unused again]

It’s 2am as I’m writing this and a whole weekend of football has ended. I was a unused sub for the […]

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Weekly Review 14th – 20th March 2011 [mocks]

Hey there. I’m going to keep this quick. I have to study for mock exams I have starting in 12 […]

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Weekly Review 7th – 13th March 2011 [dudu]

Meds were done this week. I can finally start playing every weekend for the next few months. Not going to […]

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Weekly Review 1st – 6th March 2011 [when I was a kid]

Luis Suarez did a really nice dribble today against Manchester United. Commentators were saying Kuyt’s three goals were lucky, being […]

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Weekly Review 21st – 27th Feburary 2011 “new football training plan”

Football Training plan This week I couldn’t play in any games because my registration papers were still being prepared. Well […]

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Weekly Review 14th – 20th Feburary 2011 “schedule, bale & overtraining”

 Overtraining One word to describe this week was quiet. Training as always, but over the last few weeks I’ve began […]

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Weekly Review 7th – 13th Feburary 2011 “rooney’s best goal”

Rooney’s Best Goal It’s strange how a few months ago, everyone was angry at Rooney because he wanted to leave, all […]

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Weekly Review 1st – 6th Feburary 2011 [first match!]

I finally got to play with the Hungarian men’s team (finally!) in a friendly match against the leaders of the […]

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Weekly Review 24th – 30th January 2011 [waiting..]

It’s the last day of the month, and a pretty uneventful month actually. Nothing has really developed football-wise. I’m still […]

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Weekly Review 17th – 23rd Janurary 2011 [Tom Rogic the chance]

Tom Rogic The Chance This week I was watching the conclusion of ‘The Chance’ contest by Nike where Nike launched […]

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Weekly Review 10th – 16th January 2011 [ra ra right back]

Got back into routine this week. I feel as though the trial with the national team and a nice break, […]

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