Photography by Tim Jobling

Nick Cushing

Manchester City Women, 2013-2020

“To just think that I’m only going to be successful as a leader with men is going to massively hinder me in my life”

Former Manchester City Women’s manager Nick Cushing discusses his approach to managing in women’s football, and reveals why he believes his time at City gave him the best possible grounding in football management. Speaking exclusively to The Coaches’ Voice, he also perhaps reveals what it was that tempted New York City to bring him to Major League Soccer.

Nick Cushing

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Pushing boundaries

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