Empathy - Sky Sports
Football is more conservative. Methods are tried and trusted, while innovation is viewed with suspicion. Edu Rubio, a highly-respected Spanish coach working in Crystal Palace's academy, wants to change that by putting mental health at the heart of the timetable.
Mental Health - Coach Better
Quite often, mental health and psychology are taboo topics in football.
As a coach, we would rather focus on tactics, speed, strength, technique, endurance or anything else before we start even thinking about how our players are feeling.