Our head coach, Saul Isaksson-Hurst has travelled the world learning his trade and been lucky to meet some of the best player development specialists in the world. This unique Soccer Player Development Podcast series will be interviewing these specialists and getting the key information for players, coaches and parents about what are the key factors in producing world class footballers.

Phil Shead is Head of Coaching at Middlesborough Football Club. Phil shares his journey which began as a under 9 at the club gaining a pro contract and then starting his coaching journey.Middlesborough’s famed academy is renowned for player development and the first team famously once fielded a whole starting line up of academy graduates. He shares why Middlesborough has a philosophy and a track record of developing technical players and how this is achieved at his club. This episode is not to be missed!


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