Title How FA Cup final underdogs can bite back - a sports psychologist reveals all Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet The Telegraph Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 20/05/16 Description Individual players’ coping response to an FA Cup final will vary dramatically. There is always a risk that some players may have too much adrenaline, and emotions may run too high, thus impacting their focus.
Often with a big event, a player’s focus can be too broad and be more weighted toward outcomes, such as wanting to play well, winning, or scoring. Having discussed good and poor performances with many footballers, they frequently link good performances to when they focus more naturally on processes rather than outcomes.
URL https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2016/05/20/how-fa-cup-final-underdogs-can-bite-back/ Persons Louise Ellis