Training Ground Guru Podcast

#37: Andreas Georgson: The Sky Blue Way With Malmö

March 24, 2022

Welcome to the first episode of season 4 of the Training Ground Guru Podcast, in association with Hudl.

Our guest is Andreas Georgson, Sports Director for Swedish champions Malmö.

He told Josh Schneider-Weiler how the Sky Blues are aiming to outdo richer European rivals in Europe, about his work with Brentford and Arsenal, and why Mikel Arteta is a cut above.

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01:35: Back at Malmö. Why the club is special.

06:37: 'Grandma coaching' - anyone can spot the best player in youth football; spotting the late developers is the key.

12:54: Why Malmö are so good at producing players.

15:50: Andreas's personal journey and career.

20:17: Individual Development Coach. How he got the job at Brentford (and then Arsenal) and what it involved.

28:55: How he came to get a job at Arsenal. Why Mikel Arteta is special.

33:06: Set piece coach. Work at Arsenal. Leading change.

43:26: Still in touch with Arteta and his staff. 'Sky is the limit' for them.

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