An insightful blog post by Mark Carruthers on the subject of professional sport & mental health. We thought it deserved a re-blog.

Sing in the Cheap Seats

deanwindass1024_2702608Throughout the 2011/12 season there were many joyous moments for football fans around the country. Whether it be the success of Swansea in translating their fantastic brand of passing football from Championship to Premiership with consummate ease or the intriguing ongoing battle for supremacy in Manchester and for the Premier League title. Looking lower down the leagues we have seen Brian McDermott revitalising his Reading side to march through the Championship and make a return to the top flight. In League Two the appointment of Paulo Di Canio has proven a masterstroke for the Swindon Town board as he led his side to the top of League Two. However there have been so many sad moments and one key topic has been brought into the public domain whether it been in the Sporting arena or in society as a whole.

In September I’m sure you were as shocked as I…

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