A footballer's life: 2. Stephen Henderson

A footballer's life: 2. Stephen Henderson

Now head of youth development at Shelbourne, Stephen Henderson talks to Graham Cummins about his career as a goalkeeper and manager.

He describes what angered him most about the Cobh experience, the disrespect and blame of players who gave everything for little reward.

He wants a minimum wage for League of Ireland players, recalls a drinking culture that is almost gone from the league, and argues with Graham about why some players might be 'undroppable'.

And he warns parents and managers about the pressures they are heaping on young kids and reveals a bullying culture in football that must be resisted.

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