Entries by PL-Football

One on one with Patrick van Leeuwen

It’s been exactly three weeks since Patrick Van Leeuwen (46) was officially announced as Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Performance Director. As he continues to adjust to the new position, the Yellow & Blue were drawn to face one of his former club’s, Kairat…

WE WILL INVITE MOSCOW OUTFITS

Life at the Shakhtar Academy never stops. Recently, trainings for all the mentors of our talents were held by Marco von Logem and Arend Reger representing the Netherlands Football Federation with our young players having the opportunity to practice…

Selecting a team

Within the training camps (I wrote about training camps in the first blog) a coach is trying to bring his team into balance. Bringing a team into balance means that you are selecting the qualities that the coach thinks he needs to create a good team. What is a coach looking for in his team? Every coach is different in selecting the qualities that…