Almanac Footy: The Dark Age of the .01 percenters is coming

“The AFL player in 2030 will have long left behind sledges about mums wearing army boots. He will have a degree in sports psychology and spend all 4 quarters messing with opponents heads.”

The taxing psychological side of football

Jackson Clark reflects on the draining psychological side of elite sport. Will we see more early retirements because of the mental strain more than the physical?