9 episodes

Soccer60 is your essential guide to youth football training and coaching with Malaysia's longest running international junior football academy, Little League Soccer. Join hosts Henry Choo and Little League Soccer MD Andy Johnston as they take you through the world of youth football in Malaysia, Southeast Asia and beyond

The Soccer60 Podcast Little League Soccer

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Soccer60 is your essential guide to youth football training and coaching with Malaysia's longest running international junior football academy, Little League Soccer. Join hosts Henry Choo and Little League Soccer MD Andy Johnston as they take you through the world of youth football in Malaysia, Southeast Asia and beyond

    Episode 09: Balancing Coaching and Managerial Duties with Mark Hughes

    Episode 09: Balancing Coaching and Managerial Duties with Mark Hughes

    In episode 9 of the Soccer60 podcast, we talk to Little League Soccer's Mark Hughes about his role as head of development at the club, the benefits to players of initiatives like the Weekend Friendly Series, and how he's adapted his training sessions to the restrictions of Covid-19. We also explore the differences between the Little League Soccer and FC Kuala Lumpur set-ups, what we mean by the term 'development', and how Little League Soccer ensures consistent teaching across its 4 training centres.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 08: Returning to Outdoor Football After MCO with Jonathan Abishegam

    Episode 08: Returning to Outdoor Football After MCO with Jonathan Abishegam

    In episode 8 of the Soccer60 podcast, we talk to Little League Soccer's Coach Jon about playing abroad and starting a career in coaching from a relatively young age. We also hear his thoughts on coaching during the lockdown and what he's looking forward to most about returning to outdoor football. Finally, we put your questions to the panel and hear the latest news from the world of Little League Soccer.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 07: Coaching the Coaches as a Youth Football Technical Director

    Episode 07: Coaching the Coaches as a Youth Football Technical Director

    This week on the Soccer60 podcast, we talk to Little League Soccer and FC Kuala Lumpur's Coach Gareth Davies about transitioning from the world of semi-pro rugby to football coaching; keeping yourself up-to-date with coaching methodologies; and how he now helps to set the philosophies and styles within Little League Soccer's elite FCKL set-up. We also hear who's inspired him as a coach, some of the mottos he lives by, and how he coped with the transition from senior coach to technical director. Finally, we put your questions to the panel and hear the latest news from the world of Little League Soccer.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 06: Helping Young Players Find Their True Potential with Coach Chris Nathan

    Episode 06: Helping Young Players Find Their True Potential with Coach Chris Nathan

    In episode 6 of the Soccer60 podcast, we talk to Little League Soccer's Coach Chris about his move in 2016 to Singapore, learning from coaching mentors, and how best to help players looking to take their training to the elite level. We also hear his thoughts on dealing with football parents, the balance between studies and sport, and his opinion on combining girls and boys in the same team. Finally, we put your questions to the panel and hear the latest news from the world of Little League Soccer.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 05: Adapting Coaching to Different Levels and Changing Career Paths to Follow Your Passion

    Episode 05: Adapting Coaching to Different Levels and Changing Career Paths to Follow Your Passion

    In episode 5 of the Soccer60 podcast, we talk to Little League Soccer's Coach Simon about entering coaching from a different career path, travelling across the world to pursue a passion, and adapting coaching methods for players at different levels and stages of development. We also put your questions to the panel and hear the latest news from the world of Little League Soccer.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 04: Being a Female Youth Football Coach in Malaysia

    Episode 04: Being a Female Youth Football Coach in Malaysia

    This week on the Soccer60 podcast, hosts Andy Johnston and Henry Choo speak to Keshika Subbarao about being a female coach in male-dominated sport, how she got into football, and the differences between coaching in the UK and Malaysia. We also take your questions from Instagram and Facebook, and find out why Malaysian Kesh is wearing a jersey from a small club in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

    • 55 min

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