Former Footballer Overcomes Intercourse Habit and £80,000 Money owed to Turn out to be Famend ‘Concern Coach’

A FORMER footballer who as soon as struggled with intercourse dependancy and £80,000 money owed is now serving to different gamers cope with their off-field points.

Drewe Broughton attracts on his expertise to assist others after turning into often known as the “Concern Coach”.

Drewe Broughton, now the ‘Concern Coach’, as soon as struggled with intercourse dependancy and had £80k money owed
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Broughton, 44, loved a 17-year profession within the decrease leagues of England.

The ex-Norwich, Brentford and Wrexham star scored 91 objectives in 482 matches.

However Broughton additionally skilled the darkish aspect of the sport, combating hefty money owed and intercourse dependancy.

He ended up being admitted to Tony Adams’ Sporting Probability clinic by the PFA after ending his profession in 2012.

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And after overcoming his points, Broughton now helps gamers and coaches recover from their very own efficiency worries.

That’s by reworking himself right into a psychological well being specialist often known as the “Concern Coach”.

Broughton instructed FourFourTwo: “Ten years in the past I discovered myself in rehab having misplaced the whole lot.

“I used to be sleeping on my brother’s couch and was £80k in debt. I’d been professional throughout my profession however I’d struggled mentally.

“I’d been far too analytical, too afraid of failing — the need to win in some elements was so huge that I over-controlled the whole lot.”

On the beginning of his self-doubts, Broughton defined: “I arrived at Nuneaton a few years after scoring in opposition to Wolves at Molineux for Norwich.

“I used to be enjoying in enormous stadiums and went with England’s U20s to the World Cup with Jamie Carragher and Michael Owen.

“Then I’m at Nuneaton Borough and, with the best of respect, I assumed ‘What the f*** am I doing right here? It’s ridiculous’.

“I felt this lack of self, I started to surprise who I used to be and what I needed from sport.’

“Relatively than hand over, I made a decision that Nuneaton was an enormous likelihood to reset. I discovered throughout my six weeks there, a simplicity to who I used to be. I battled for the subsequent 12 years to hold on to that.”

Broughton is now serving to others in an identical place.

He added: “I assist gamers and coaches flip a nook. Precisely what I do depends upon how a lot assist they want.

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