Category Archives: Michael Calvin

Book review: Dreams of paradise so easily lost

Michael Calvin’s final book in his trilogy that includes ‘The Nowhere Men’ (scouting) and ‘Living on the Volcano’ (management) is a telling critique of youth development in English football. He journeys through the landscape of youth football interviewing players, parents … Continue reading

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Book Review: Living on the Volcano – The Secrets of Surviving as a Football Manager by Michael Calvin

At a time when the average tenure of a football manager is getting shorter than ever, Michael Calvin provides an absorbing insight into the mind of the modern-day football manager. Calvin gets into the psyche of managers who are currently … Continue reading

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