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It’s tough being a Goalkeeper: The Guardian

23rd June 2010 Rob Green. The name on everyone’s lips at the moment. Calamity James come back, all is forgiven. It’s a tough life being a goalkeeper. By far the toughest position on the pitch. Mistakes here change people’s perspectives on football from being a team game to an individual sport; it’s their mistake and that’s it. Reminders abound on …

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Jeanette Kwakye vows to rejoin the race to London 2012 Olympic Games

19th November 2009 She is also using Roberto Forzoni, a former pirate radio DJ Jeanette Kwakye once reflected on the way sex was used to sell sport by saying she did not want to walk around with something stuck on her bottom. A year on and she received the biggest bum deal of all. “If things don’t go how they’re …

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Paris belongs to Nadal: The Times

working with Roberto Forzoni..distinct lessons were learnt and Murray looks set to reap the benefits. Yet rather than lament his misfortune and spend even a few weeks feeling sorry for himself, the 20-year-old Scot left Paris and headed for home yesterday looking forward to the possibilities of what he might achieve in 2008. The spell working with sports psychologist Roberto …

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Sharapova sparkles : The Guardian

30th August 2007 .he has employed Roberto Forzoni, a sports psychologist, to ease the passage. It seemed to have worked a treat judging by his performance in the opening round when he defeated Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay, a qualifier, in straight sets, thoroughly enjoying himself in the process. The high-heel sneakers and the wig down on her head were missing, …

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Sport Science Makes A Difference: The Guardian

1st September 2002 Brentford’s success, with a team whose average age is just over 21, has provided another example of the trend for clubs to tap into the field of sports science. Their first-team coach is Roberto Forzoni, a former non-league player who has supplemented his football coaching qualifications with a diploma in sports psychology and a masters in sports …

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Psychology helps English Boxing Success : EIS

9th May 2006 Positive psychology is crucial for boxers to achieve international success.As part of the Team England boxing squad’s preparation for the Commonwealth Games, they worked with English Institute of Sport Psychologist Roberto Forzoni on their psychological preparation.With England’s boxers being incredibly successful out in Melbourne, www.eis2win.co.uk asked Roberto Forzoni what he had done with the boxing squad, and …

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Sports therapy: scoring with off-the-pitch mind games: The Independent

10th November 2005   Sport. It’s a funny old game. Not so long ago, a psychologist would have been laughed out of the dressing room. Nowadays, Jose Mourinho spends his free time playing mind games with his fellow managers, and psychology is the most recent scientific discipline to be accepted by the sporting community as a potentially match-winning coaching ingredient. …

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Facing The Giants

2nd January 2007 It’s another David v Goliath match this weekend, as the minnows of Cheltenham Town take on Newcastle United at Whaddon Road in the 4th Round of the FA Cup. League Two team Cheltenham beat Chester 1-0 in the 3rd round reply only last week to take them into this 4th Round clash. For Cheltenham, it’s the stuff …

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Coppell brought in the Italian, Roberto Forzoni

8h November 2001 Thinking coach From the start of his reign Coppell has encouraged his team to play constructive football. “He asked us to pass the ball, to have confidence to express ourselves and not to be afraid of making mistakes,” says the Icelandic international. Coppell is known as one of the game’s thinkers “That applied to defenders as well …