Renowned coach and business owner Simon Clifford shares his journey from teaching to successful entrepreneur, and how he bet early on young enthusiastic footballers and coaches, lowering the barrier to entry by making his knowledge and experience more affordable.

Simon is known for introducing English footballers to Brazilian training techniques, via his Brazilian Soccer Schools franchise. He also works as a technical consultant for TV and film, including Bend it Like Beckham, The Damned United and the Netflix series The English Game.

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Simon Darcy Clifford

High-performance coach, CEO at Integer Football, Futsal pioneer, former U21 coach and Head of Sports Science at Southampton FC, Founder of BSS and Socatots.