The film student who took up video analysis and ended up coaching Norway
Martin Foyston’s course in film research helped him safe a job at Fulham, the place he met Roy Hodgson and was impressed to take a threat and change into a coach
Martin Foyston walked away from a safe job within the analysis division at Fulham to embark on his dream of turning into a soccer coach. 4 years on and the 35-year-old from Hull is assistant coach at Stromsgodset in Norway through stints with Swedish membership Djurgarden and Norway’s nationwide staff.
“Once you’re doing analysis, you’re so shut with the first-team coaches and administration,” explains Foyston. “You’re attempting to color their image and for those who do it for lengthy sufficient you study one thing. It’s a troublesome job and you’re employed lengthy hours however when Roy Hodgson turned supervisor at Fulham in late 2007 I began to get within the coaching aspect of issues. He simply made all the things quite a bit clearer. For 2 and a half years, the very best coach in England, so far as I’m involved, was capable of make soccer easy in the simplest means. All the things he mentioned over that interval simply made sense.