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04 December 2013: Sledging in Cricket and Manchester City Joint Assistant Manager Brian Kidd
Last month’s First Ashes cricket Test match between Australia and England was overshadowed by the issue of sledging. The practice of making comments on the field to unnerve your opponents is accepted as part of the game but where do you draw the line to stop it going too far? We discuss what is and isn’t acceptable with a cricket coach, a fan of the game and the former Zimbabwe player Henry Olonga (above).
In football Brian Kidd helped Manchester United win the 1968 European Cup. Today he’s a joint assistant manager at Manchester City. He tells us what he thinks makes a good coach and why humility is an important quality.