Chris McCready is a former professional footballer at Crewe Alexandra, Tranmere and Morecambe as well as a graduate in Science and Football BSc at Liverpool John Moores University. Chris spent 14 years as a professional footballer but found the best decision he made as an adult outside of his personal life was to return to part time studies while still a footballer. Now retired from football, Chris is studying for an PhD and used to work at the Trust looking after Athlete Support and Development.
I’m now into my third year as an ex-athlete. Some days, I feel a real sense of purpose, others I’m still a little lost. I’m now left to my own devices after years of being told what to do
Chris McCready is a former professional as well as a graduate in Science and Football BSc at Liverpool John Moores University. This is his first blog which gives an overview of his transition away from professional football.