Football Nutrition

Get the most from your roast FEATURED ARTICLE:

Get the most from your roast

For the ultimate Sunday indulgence that won’t affect your game, follow FFT’s simple formula: meat, carbs, two sides and any three veg. Just mix and match as you see fit

  • What goes perfectly with steak and sore muscles?

    What goes perfectly with steak and sore muscles?

    Swerve those post-match pints for a relaxing glass of the red stuff. And while you’re at it, pour some in your bath, too. Your aching body will thank you...

  • Eat right, then play right

    Eat right, then play right

    Get the balance right between high-performance nosh and comfort food with a USA legend

  • Gifts that keep on giving

    Gifts that keep on giving

    How the Christmas Day leftovers can aid your step-overs and boost your all round footballing fitness with sports nutrition scientist, Sarah Coe

  • Mario Gotze's energy-boosting diet

    Mario Gotze's energy-boosting diet

    Ensure you're fueled from start to finish with diet tips from Bayern Munich's creator-in-chief

  • Five-star fuel

    Five-star fuel

    It’s tricky knowing what you should scoff before your post-work five-a-side, so let FFT help

  • Cocktails for success

    Cocktails for success

    Another long season is over. It’s time to look back on your achievements and prepare to do it all again – here are six fruity fusions to help you drink to that...

  • Feed your engine

    Feed your engine

    Barça and Spain’s tireless full-back, Jordi Alba, 
on optimising performance with the food 
on your plate

  • Fuel for 5-a-side

    Fuel for 5-a-side

    Use this diet plan to charge your body up for the small-sided game

  • “Make mine a pint of pure performance”

    “Make mine a pint of pure performance”

    Scientists have found that a post-match beer can aid recovery – as long as it’s low on alcohol. We asked Tim Hampson, author of The Beer Book, what to order. And they’re not bad, either...

  • The Brazilian buffet

    The Brazilian buffet

    Even if you can’t play like one, you can eat like a samba star thanks to this all-day feast laid on by PSG’s Lucas Moura