2012
Moving to Amsterdam

2012 : Year in highlights

Weekly Review 24th – 30th December 2012 [end of 2012, my year in review]

It’s the 31st of December and I’m in my Canberra room just chilling and thinking about what I can write […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! Weekly Review 26th – 1st January 2012

“What a year!” This is what I thought to myself when I watched the sky light up at midnight with […]

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sydney happy new years

Weekly Review 17th – 23rd December 2012 [back to oz]

I’m writing this post a few days late because of the goodbyes, traveling, family and settling in I’m doing. Played […]

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Weekly Review 10th – 16th December 2012 “A Major Brand is Interested”

It was exam week so each day was spent studying until the hours leading to daylight. Training have been messed […]

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Weekly Review 3rd – 9th December 2012 [I’m getting better & athlete sponsorship?]

A new version of Nick Humphries as a football player is forming.  He’s stronger, the can push older experienced players […]

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Weekly Review 26th – 2nd December 2012 [get ready…?]

While I was making dinner on Wednesday night at 10:30ish 11pm, Jordan facebook messaged me and asked me if we […]

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Di Matteo Sacked

Weekly Review 19th – 25th November 2012 “Red Bull Soccer News”

I was half expecting for an opportunity to arise after seeing my quora answer amass over 300+ votes and 10,000 […]

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Weekly Review 12th – 18th November 2012 [quora! & Why players fail]

Quora is like the new and improved version of yahoo answers and has been around for a few years now. […]

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Rogic Socceroos

Weekly Review 5th – 11th November 2012 [if he can, I can]

Play in the 2014 World Cup. Two years ago I wrote a post of how my life should be in […]

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Juan Mata Playing Well

Weekly Review 29th – 4th November 2012 “Conversation with a Scout”

Juan Mata and Hazard are sensational for Chelsea. It’s fantastic watching them play. Both players with their excellent vision and […]

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Weekly Review 22nd – 28th October 2012

Been a pretty quiet week. A lazy week football wise. Only went to the gym twice and trained twice. But […]

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Nick Humphries 2012

Weekly Review 15th – 21st October 2012

It’s 2am Saturday night and I’m on the night bus to Paris by myself. I’m not going to Paris for […]

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Weekly Review 8th – 14th October 2012 “Rejected. Recovering from Failure”

“End of training berry said.. “I need to give you something” . Immediately I got nervous. I was thinking to […]

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up close with marcelo and pepe

Weekly Review 1st – 7th October 2012 [sailing through & champs league in Amsterdam]

The photo above is my first person view of watching Marcelo and Pepe warming up. My seat for the game […]

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amsterdam ajax v real madrid

Weekly Review 25th – 31st September 2012

It’s another late Sunday night here. In my room listening to some chilled Kendrick Lamar while staring outside my window […]

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Weekly Review 17th – 23rd September 2012 “Netherlands Trial wk. 3”

Gambatte Shinji Kagawa, playing well for Man United!  – made me think about one day playing in asia.. that’s where […]

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Weekly Review 10th – 16th September 2012

Typing away on my iPhone as another Sunday quickly passes here in Amsterdam. I forget if I’ve said this before […]

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volendam fc

Weekly Review 3rd – 9th September 2012

Training with Volendam FC on Tuesday and Saturday. They’re playing alot of games in these weeks and so their trainings […]

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Holiday Review 30th July – 3rd September 2012

The last five weeks have been nothing short of fantastic, there has rarely been one day where I wasn’t really […]

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Weekly Review 2nd – 8th of July 2012 [prep starts now]

I’m sitting on the couch in front of my TV at home watching a David Attenborough documentary about insects. Tired […]

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Weekly Review 25th June – 1st July 2012 [you can’t have my spot]

People don’t deserve to have my spot in the team, they don’t deserve to play better than me. I work […]

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Sports Frustration

Weekly Review 18th – 24th June 2012

Frustration. It’s what every footballer goes through. When you have high expectations of yourself, frustration is an everyday part of […]

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Andy Caroll Header Was Spectactular!

Weekly Review 11th – 17th June 2012

It was all lined up to be  a fantastic Sunday. I prepared well. Trained everyday. Gym, Personal Trainings and Euro […]

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Weekly Review 4th – 10th June 2012

It was a pretty shitty week in training. Only trained twice with club and the first training was indoor and […]

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Weekly Review 28th – 3rd June 2012 [standout]

Need to be the best player. Have to standout. Need to be involved more!! putting more pressure on defences, and […]

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Weekly Review 21st – 27th May 2012 [injured, uni]

Well I was looking forward all week to today’s game.  I missed Tuesday’s training, my lower back seemed fine in […]

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Weekly Review 14th – 20th May 2012 [“youth team deal”]

At the bar for team drinks and food and feel like there’s nothing better to do than review this week, which […]

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Working Hard Nick Humphries

Weekly Review 7th – 13th May 2012

This is a picture taken in today’s game against Tuggeranong. We won the game 4 – 1 and I scored […]

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Chelsea win the FA cup once again!!!

Weekly Review 1st – 6th May 2012 [week 1: taking players on attitude]

So my mentality going forward was changed just like I forced myself to do. I took on more players in […]

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Phil Jones gets beat

Weekly Review 23rd – 29th April 2012 [taking players on, attacking space? No problem.]

Barcelona vs Chelsea was one of the greatest games I watched in my life as a Chelsea fanatic. Everytime I […]

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Weekly Review 16th – 22nd April 2012

Hello! Welcome to the end of another positive week. It’s 3am and I’ve been working on a video which has […]

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Weekly Review 9th – 15th April 2012 [top scorer]

Today we played Canberra FC, the club I played at as a kid in Under 14’s and 15’s. We all […]

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Weekly Review 2nd – 8th April 2012 [easter]

No game and only two training’s because of Easter weekend. Most players probably wouldn’t bother to do any stuff on […]

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Weekly Review 19th – 25th March 2012

Busy weeks that go by fast, my motivation is to be first, I’m never coming last. These days I ask […]

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Didier Drogba Frank Lampard

Weekly Review 12th – 18th March 2012 [the vitality of preperation]

  Note to self I wrote on Thursday: so it’s Thursday, just finished three days of training in a row, […]

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Weekly Review 6th – 12th March 2012

Don’t know where to start with this one. I wish I had good news to report, but the last few […]

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Ryo Miyaichi

Weekly Review 27th – 4th March 2012 [wedding & tiredness]

On a bus back to Canberra after attending the long awaited big bros wedding. It was a pretty amazing day […]

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Weekly Review 20th – 26th February 2012

So I sort of turned on the ‘domination attitude’ in training and games, the mindset of just taking players on, […]

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Weekly Review 13th – 19th February 2012

Writing this on the bus on the way back from Wollongong after a game (two) with Woden. Played one half […]

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Weekly Review 6th – 12th February 2012 [self-expectations]

This picture really doesn’t describe the whole week I’ve been happening, but I thought it would be inspiring to put […]

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Weekly Review 30th – 5th February 2012 [back to canberra]

As I’m writing this I feel a bit lost being back in my hometown Canberra. Australian lifestyle is ‘different’ to […]

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Weekly Review 23rd – 29th January 2012 “Football in Thailand”

It’s 2am and I’m in Sydney. We arrived here yesterday morning and it’s been 24 hours of erratic short sleeps […]

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Weekly Review 9th – 15th January 2012

So I was just chilling in my room on Monday afternoon when I got a text from Moses. The text […]

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Weekly Review 2nd – 8th January 2012

  The first full week of 2012 was positive. Don’t have much to report, although I was almost ‘forced’ to […]

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