Sympathy for footballers.

  bremner 08:27 22 Dec 2012

http://www.livestrong.com/article/387950-how-far-does-a-soccer-player-run-during-a-game/

These are the figures for a match and of course added to this must be the training the players do on most days. What is also not factored is the mental energy expended in a game.

It is easy for us who have never played at this level to snear and be cynical, that the players an play at a high level with so many games in such a time frame is testimony to their personal professionalism and fitness.

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