RB Leipzig

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The 42,500 capacity Red Bull Arena is home to German Bundesliga contenders RB Leipzig

The 42,500 capacity Red Bull Arena is home to German Bundesliga contenders RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig:  The 2017 Leicester City?
The biggest success story in world football last year was the dramatic championship season of Leicester City in the English Premier League.

In Germany, RB Leipzig is chasing a championship that would be just as unlikely as what Leicester achieved in 2016.

Lessons From “The Boss”

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Bruce Springsteen's success holds many valuable lessons for every young footballer

Bruce Springsteen’s success holds many valuable lessons for every young footballer

The Boss, Adversity, and Hard Work
There is no such thing as an overnight success.

Music, like sport, is peppered by talented individuals that seem to come from nowhere, exploding onto the global stage without warning.

Playground in Fuenteabilla

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Iniesta’s countless hours of play at a local playground in Fuenteabilla were an important part of his development as a youngster.

The Playground in Fuenteabilla
The school playground looked no different to thousands of others around the world.

Phil Neville – Lessons from Spain

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Phil Neville's move to spain was all about getting out of his comfort zone

Phil Neville’s move to spain was all about getting out of his comfort zone

Lessons From Spain
Moving to Spain to become an assistant coach of Valencia, after playing over 500 Premier League matches for Manchester United and Everton, was about getting out of the comfort zone for Phil Neville.

Liam Moehlenbrock

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Liam Moehlenbrock, currently training and playing in Bremen, Germany, is perfectly placed to compare youth development in both Germany and New Zealand

Liam Moehlenbrock, currently training and playing in Bremen, Germany, is perfectly placed to compare youth development in both Germany and New Zealand

Das Speed
When New Zealanders talk about speed, they default to the physical attributes of a player.

But the rest of the world treats speed differently.  It’s not just about the body but the mind as well.

Expectations

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High or low, expectations are met, in the classroom and on the training field

High or low, expectations are met, in the classroom and on the training field

High or Low, Expectations Are Met
Do you remember a teacher that made a difference to what you thought was possible?

At Auckland University, Professor Christine Rubie-Davies has spent the last 20 years studying the power of teacher expectations and their impact on students.