(CNN) Throughout his coaching career, Eddie Jones has heeded advice he was given by former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson. “He just said: ‘Don’t read anything,'” Jones, head coach of England’s rugby team since 2015, tells CNN Sport . “I really don’t read any commentary on the game. I just refuse to read it, I don’t take it into consideration at all.” It’s perhaps a piece of advice that has contributed to the feisty, head-strong persona that Jones has built up on the way to becoming one of rugby’s most recognizable coaches. It’s also a message that he may be passing on to some of his players, particularly when it comes to what’s written about them online and on social media. Read More “We had a young player the other day … a bloke sends him a message saying: ‘You were the reason why you lost to Scotland,'” explains Jones, referring to his team’s defeat by Scotland during the opening weekend of this year’s Six Nations. “(It was) just out of the blue. And then he started sending difficult comments to him. It made the young guy angry. “You’re trying to get the players to understand that the only voices… Read full this story
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