Photography by Tim Jobling

Nick Cushing

Manchester City Women, 2013-Present

“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.”

Manchester City Women’s manager Nick Cushing talks about his approach to managing in women’s football, and reveals in this exclusive piece with The Coaches’ Voice why he believes his current role has given him the best possible grounding in football management.

Nick Cushing

Nick Cushing

Pushing boundaries

Nick Cushing on the uncomfortable moments that set him on the path to success with Manchester City Women
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Emma Hayes

I picked winning

On taking the risk to drop your star player – who also just happens to be your boss