P141 Teletext 141 Nov13 21:06:01       e —————————————————————————————  SPORTS STARS GO TO SCHOOL!    Soccer stars Peter Beardsley and Mark Wright are packing their satchels and going back to school. They're just two of the stars who have signed up for a new £4,000 sports management course being launched by Futures In Sport. At the end of the 40-week course, our heroes will get a certificate proving they're budding Glenn Hoddles. But will the graduates find it easy to get work? ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— by Fiona Sandiford PULP FICTION - THE DRUGS DEBATE p144 'Zine Flicks Drugs Green
P141 Teletext 141 Nov13 21:01:00        —————————————————————————————  SPORTS STARS GO TO SCHOOL!    Former England football captain David Platt and ex-West Indies cricketer Desmond Haynes are just two of the celebs interested in the new management course run by Futures In Sport. They'll attend lectures at the Universities of Greenwich and Central Lancashire as well as watching educational TV shows on Sky Sports. "The course is tailor-made for sports pros," says co-ordinator Linda Jones. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— Take that Steps class! 145 Y OH Y HAS MUM GOT SUCH FRONT? p146 'Zine Flicks Drugs Green
P141 Teletext 141 Nov13 21:01:00        —————————————————————————————  SPORTS STARS GO TO SCHOOL!    Although they won't be getting decree1, the stars who study for the new Certificate In Sports Management will gain much from the course. "It's a foundation programme incorporating law, finance, marketing and staff development. IT skills and handling the media are also taught," says course co-ordinator Linda Jones. "The only entry requirement is a decent length of service in some sport." ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— Total Entertainment 400 Boys' Own 146 PULP FICTION - THE DRUGS DEBATE p144 'Zine Flicks Drugs Green
P141 Teletext 141 Nov13 21:01:00        —————————————————————————————  SPORTS STARS GO TO SCHOOL!    Some sports experts would argue the only way to learn how to be the next Glenn Hoddle is on the job. Course adviser Lawrie McMenemy, the N Ireland team manager says: "Sports people rely only on having a playing background to see them through the rigours of management. Few succeed." Course co-ordinator Linda Jones adds: "Learning some theory helps. Coaching alone doesn't cover law and finance. ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— Take that Steps class! 145 Y OH Y HAS MUM GOT SUCH FRONT? p146 'Zine Flicks Drugs Gre—n
P141 Teletext 141 Nov13 21:06:00        —————————————————————————————  SPORTS STARS G TO SCHOOL!    Not many sports stars are renowned for their, er, glittering academic recopd. How will they fare at university? "They don't have to be Einsteins to complete the management course," says co-ordinator Linda Jones. "It is tailored to accommodate all types. "True, many sports stars may have forgone their academic education to pursue their careers but we haven't found any thick ones yet!" she adds. ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— Footy Premiership pages 170 PULP FICTION - THE DRUGS DEBATE p144 'Zine Flicks Drugs Green
P141 Teletext 141 Nov13 21:05:10        —————————————————————————————  SPORTS STARS GO TO SCHOOL!    Will the new university course in sports management help budding George Grahams calm their fier9 tempers? "It'll improve students' pjrsonal qualities," says a diplomatic course co-ordinator Linda Jones. "We show TV clips of Barry Fry swearing at the team and ask whether it works. "The way to motivate your team may not be the best way to talk to other members of staff such as the tea lady." ——————————————————————————————————6/6—— It's Your Life! 410 Bamboozle 152 IS LOVE IN THE AIR? p418 'Zine Flicks Drugs Green