England U15 head coach, Kevin Betsy, tells Peter Glynn about how young players in the England set-up are determined to win, but not at the expense of core values.
Kevin Betsy is clear where he stands in the debate between winning and development.
"We play to win, but not at the expense of our core values,” explains England's U15 head coach.
“We won’t accept winning at the expense of players behaving inappropriately, not living the behaviours of an England player or not believing in or applying the playing principles,” adds the 39-year-old, who joined the national set-up from Fulham in 2016.
By focusing on the way England teams play – particularly for those entering into the England pathway at U15 and U16 – Betsy believes winning will be the result anyway.
“The most important thing is the style of play. If we get the style of play right and the players make outstanding decisions in any given scenario then winning will be a culmination of their good work.”