SEZIONI NOTIZIE

Ronny Deila watching every 2019 match, learning Spanish during break

di Stefano Bentivogli
Fonte: mlssoccer.com
Vedi letture
Foto

Before the MLS season was suspended, NYCFC head coach Ronny Deila hadn't had a break in 13 years.

Deila took his first coaching job immediately after his playing career ended and has been full-go ever since, with his stint at Celtic sandwiched in between stops in his native Norway at Stromgodset and Valerenga before he was brought into NYCFC ahead of the 2020 season.

While he would obviously rather be coaching a season, Deila said he's trying to use the respite from the game positively, telling Bleacher Report's Dean Jones in a story published on Thursday that the time off has allowed him to reset himself, as well as dive into film study that he normally wouldn't be able to get into as deeply.

"This time has been quite beneficial," Delia said. "I have had time to look at things that I never normally would. For example, I have seen almost the whole of last season — I'm on Game 27! That has been very interesting. I have been able to look at the team's weaknesses and strengths, and of course I also get to see the different opposition, which has been very useful. It is very rare you would get that chance.

"In the beginning, it was frustrating, but after that you think, how will I solve this challenge? Reflection has been good for me after coaching for 13 years non-stop."

Deila also said he's been using the time off to learn Spanish with the help of his girlfriend, who is from Colombia, something he says will help him when he gets back to coaching NYCFC, which has many Spanish-speakers on the roster.

"I have also been using this time to learn Spanish," he said. "I have a Colombian girlfriend and a three-year-old daughter, who also speaks Spanish, so it's important I get better. I'm not close to being fluent, but that's a goal in the future. I think it will also help me in football."

Altre notizie
Domenica 31 maggio 2020
19:51 Focus Ronny Deila talked about returning to training after COVID-19
Sabato 30 maggio 2020
17:14 Transfermarkt Toni Kroos linked to NYCFC and the MLS
Martedì 26 maggio 2020
21:55 Focus New York City FC sends a message of hope
Sabato 23 maggio 2020
14:00 News NYCFC nominated for ESPN's Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year Award
Lunedì 18 maggio 2020
21:24 Focus Sean Johnson on Hudson River Derby, players he most wants to beat
PUBBLICITÀ
18:53 News New York Governor Cuomo: "Encourage major sports to plan for reopening"
Giovedì 14 maggio 2020
22:45 Focus Gudi Thorarinsson: NYCFC's full-time defender, world-class singer
Domenica 10 maggio 2020
14:00 Focus Safety the key for Gary Mackay-Steven
Sabato 09 maggio 2020
18:28 News Yangel Herrera has tested positive for coronavirus
Giovedì 07 maggio 2020
22:00 News Why Jack Harrison saw NYCFC as his best bet to get back home to England 21:48 News David Villa's MVP talent, everyman work ethic put NYCFC on the map
Mercoledì 29 aprile 2020
14:29 Focus Ibeagha: "I work on my fitness but I miss soccer "
Venerdì 24 aprile 2020
21:38 News Gudmundur Thórarinsson shares song to lift fans’ spirits during coronavirus pandemic
Martedì 21 aprile 2020
14:00 News Sebastian Ibeagha between training and video games
Giovedì 16 aprile 2020
14:00 Focus Ronny Deila: We'll play without fans if it brings MLS back sooner, but we'll miss them
Mercoledì 15 aprile 2020
18:07 Focus MLS "extremely unlikely" to resume play in mid-May due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
Martedì 14 aprile 2020
13:02 News Jack Harrison praises positivity of NYCFC and MLS fans relative to England
Venerdì 10 aprile 2020
21:48 News FC Cincinnati had contact with Dome Torrent for head coach, but no interview 15:00 News Ronny Deila watching every 2019 match, learning Spanish during break 14:00 Focus Ronald Matarrita: Costa Rica is the best team in Concacaf