Representing Wolves, Stoke City and Burnley in the Premier League, Michael has played in every league in English football. After 17 seasons he has decided to retire from the game.
Brutally honest , Mike talks about his journey.
Self doubt, fears, mental health issues, Mike talks of the real need for greater emotional education for coaches.
At 13 he walked away from football and Tottenham as he had lost love in the rigid academy system