The Beat The Press Podcast

A show looking at how footballers – and the people around them – deal with pressure, on and off the pitch. Join us as we talk to guests including Guardian journalist Jonathan Wilson, Wycombe assistant manager Richard Dobson, leading academic Dr Misia Gervis, Sunderland Til’ I Die producer Leo Pearlman and London City Lionesses coach Lisa Fallon, the first woman to manage an Irish men’s team.

#11 Nick Littlehales (‘The Sport Sleep Coach’) Beat The Press: A Podcast About Pressure In Football

Nick Littlehales, aka ‘The Sport Sleep Coach’, drops by for a discussion about the impact of sleep on players’ performance.  We talk about Nick’s career, spanning spells with Manchester United, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Chelsea and England, discuss the role that sleep coaching can play in improving performance and look at the effect of COVID-19 on fatigue in football.   Running order: Part 1: Introduction – sleeping through the international break (00:14)  Part 2: Interview – a discussion with Nick Littlehales (05:28)Part 3: Final thoughts – reflections on our interview with Nick Littlehales (48:40)  Get in touch:Website:
  1. #11 Nick Littlehales (‘The Sport Sleep Coach’)
  2. #10 Professor Marc Jones
  3. #9 Lisa Fallon
  4. #8 Peter Varney
  5. #7 Richard Dobson
  6. #6 Mike Calvin
  7. #5 Leo Pearlman (Sunderland ‘Til I Die exec producer) – Part 2 of 2
  8. #4 Leo Pearlman (Sunderland ‘Til I Die executive producer) – Part 1 of 2
  9. #3 Dr Misia Gervis
  10. #2 Jonathan Wilson

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