'My dad the life coach': PlayersVoice

I’ve read a dozen personal development books already this year. My Dad gets them for me. He’s a life coach. Everyone’s looking for an edge in football. I think I’ve found mine.

I love reading, so that helps. Dad usually gives me a book every two or three weeks. He challenges me to get through as many as possible. It’s always good to learn something new, particularly when you can apply it to your own life, and it keeps my mind occupied as well.

It’s something Dad tried to get me and my Brother to do when we were younger, but when you’re a kid you’re not really interested in that sort of stuff and you kind of push it to the side.

When you get a bit older you start to understand the benefits it can have.

I’ve started the season really well for Melbourne City. That’s all it is, a start, there’s a long way to go, but it’s important to know why you’re making progress so you can keep it going.

I’m sure in my case it’s got a lot to do with having a clear and strong mind....

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