EXCLUSIVE Interview with former Manchester United defender and MHFUK Ambassador Alan Tonge
Chris Lappin is joined by former Manchester United defender and Mental Health Football UK Ambassador Alan Tonge.
Alan discusses his time in the Man Utd youth system and his time with Exeter City.
Alan discuss a wide range of mental health issues within football, the stigma of having mental health in such a macho environment and the importance of Footballers having a life away from the game.
Alan's career was unfortunately cut short by back injury at just 24, he discusses how he got his life back on track and his current role as a lecturer in Sports Research.
Mental Health Football UK (MHFUK) endeavour to bring together professionals from within the mental health and football sectors for the benefit of those who are experiencing poor mental health.
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