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extratime.ie Sportscast - Playing under Sir Alex Ferguson, The Football Fun Factory and Mental Health as a footballer with Luke Chadwick

Sat, Jun 06 2020

Luke Chadwick began his career as a footballer in the youth system of one of the biggest football clubs in the world, Manchester United.

The Cambridge native learnt from the best from a young age, signing his first professional contract with Manchester United at a time when Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge at the club.

The talented midfielder recently opened up about the torment and abuse he suffered throughout his career for the way he looked and also how difficult he found it to deal with at the time.

These days, the experienced coach spends his time helping kids to enjoy football and have fun with The Football Fun Factory www.thefootballfunfactory.co.uk.

Extratime.ie reporter sat down with Luke recently to chat about his time at Manchester United, playing under one of the most highly regarded managers in the world, the abuse he suffered as a player and also The Football Fun Factory.

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