Daily Life

Interview regarding my future

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As I’m leaving Shanghai SIPG F.C. at the end of this year, I had a talk with Danish media BT (sporten.dk) regarding my future.

New Advisory-roles

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I have in the recent period had several talks and offers from interesting projects around the World, and I’m pleased to announce two new advisory-roles. Both...

An education for life

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It’s my ‘China-anniversary’ these weeks. Exactly 6 years ago, I arrived in China with two suitcases, a lot of hope, dreams - and a bit of fear.

“We rise by lifting others”

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As a major part of my passion for developing people, teams and concepts, I have done several key note speeches the last 5 years.

3 years anniversary - a time to reflect

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By coincidence through a LinkedIn-update, I realized it’s my ‘3 years anniversary’ these days at Shanghai SIPG F.C. In football - that’s like a lifetime peri...

Meeting the Crown Prince of Denmark

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This past week, I was invited to the south of China by the Danish embassy in China as of the official ‘Denmark Day’ took place on September 26th.

Short video from Shanghai & SIPG F.C.

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A few month ago, I had a visit from Rabona Magazine and the journalist Michael Da Silva, who was producing a short documentary on Chinese football ahead of o...

Joining the Advisory Board of Tonsser

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After months with talks and planning; it’s now official; I’m joining the Advisory Board at the booming international football APP, Tonsser.

Official publishing of our book

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Tomorrow, on May 30, our Danish book “Når talent forpligter” will be officially published and ready to buy for the public.

Book to be published on May 30

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My Danish book, NÅR TALENT FORPLIGTER, I’m writing in cooperation with leadership and motivational researcher & Ph.D., Helle Hedegaard Hein, is soon on t...

Book ready soon

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I’ve for the past 3 years been working in a field study turning into a book-project together with the Danish reasearcher and presenter, Helle Hedegaard Hein,...

Inspiration-trip 2016

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As we speak; I’m in London attending the LEADERS Sport Performance Summit. It’s a 2-day course for CEO’s, leaders and coaches and as always very inspiring + ...

The SIPG Coaching Seminar 2.0

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This past week, I hosted the Shanghai SIPG Coaching Seminar 2.0. We had all our youth coaches in Shanghai for 2-days moving into ‘phase 2’ of THE SIPG WAY - ...

Chinese football is a long term project

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There is no doubt the ‘Chinese Dream’ about creating a football powerhouse is a long term project. I have seen and heard a lot of Western media not being sur...

New contract with Shanghai SIPG FC

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I’m very proud and happy to announce that I’ve extended my contract with my current club, Shanghai SIPG FC, for the next 3 years. The SIPG-project is very in...

Pre-Season in Spain & South Korea

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The Pre-Season for the Chinese Super League 2016 has begun, and I’ve just been 10 days with the 1. team in Spain - at Gran Canary Island. This period is most...

Executive Board member at Memphis F.C.

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A new football club has been started in Tennessee, USA by some very inspiring and proactive people, and therefore I was keen on joining the board of the club...

CSL 2015 season finished: Silver and CL

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Our season in China is now finished, and we can be satisfied reaching our goal with silver (number 2) and qualification to the Asian Champions League in 2016...

Visiting Singapore - networking & football

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I’m in Singapore these days as we have a few days off in China, so I wanted to catch up with some network, arrange a few meetings and see matches here in Sin...

UEFA PRO-license completed

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I’m very proud to announce that I have completed and passed the UEFA PRO coaching license course at the Danish FA this past week. 18 very interesting and ins...

New blog at Danish media

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For several years in the past, I have been a ‘blogger’ at the famous Danish football magazine TIPSBLADET - and now I’m back! My first blog is already online ...

Feature - book a presentation

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I have the past years done several presentations / lectures and had some very good feed back, so therefore I have now made an official feature where you or y...

Holiday and the future

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The Chinese football season ended on November 3rd with a 3-1 win at Jiangsu, and we are generally extremely satisfied with our results and performances reach...

To be a Prima Donna

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I am a prima donna with a slightly touch of being introverted. I found out some years ago when I met the Danish researcher and Ph.D. lecturer, Helle Hedegaar...

Training camp - Chinese season coming up

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As we speak, I’m in Turkey at our training camp 2014 preseason tour before the start of the Chinese Super League (CSL) 2014. We are here for two weeks to foc...

Head Coach of the Legend’s Team

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On Thursday, November 14th, I will attend the Tour of the Football Legends in China as the official head coach of the team. I’m flattered to be involved in t...

What motivates elite athletes?

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In the Danish newspaper Information, we can read an interesting study about elite athletes and their motivation to work hard 365 days in many years. The stud...

Official announcement: Davidsen is moving on

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It has been a very difficult decision, because I really like my job and life in China, but I have decided not to extend my contract with Ebbe Sand Soccer ...

Website relaunch - now English language

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My webiste has now been through a relaunch and from now on everything will be in English. Some of my old analysis and columns will remain in Danish, but all ...

Column writter in Chinese media

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I am very proud to announce that I from now on will write one column a week for the famous Chinese media; hupu.com. I was contacted by Hupu and after some go...

Wu Lei - a hot prospect

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In this CSL season I have watched 4 LIVE games + seen almost every game at my tv or at my computer. I am building up a shortlist of interesting players and t...

The girl who could not lose

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Everyone with interest in Elite sport and talent development should watch this fantastic documentary about the Swedish athlete Carolina Klüft.

Besøg på Shanghai Sports School

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I dag fik jeg helt unikt adgang til Shanghai Sports School, hvor kineserne træner børn fra 7-8 års alderen med henblik på en professional karriere. Det er på...

Kinesisk talent i Danmark

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Som nævnt kort før jul, så havde Ebbe Sand Soccer Academy en spændende event i Danmark, og nu er den aktuel, da vores 11-årige kinesiske talent Tycho Collins...

Links to inspiration

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I love inspiration in my daily life and motivation is my patch to work hard every day. I love my life when I wake up in the morning and again at the end of d...

Velkommen til Kina!

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Inden min afrejse til Shanghai i Kina nedskrev jeg to dokumenter, der skulle forberede mig grundigt på den udfordring, jeg stod over for. Jeg opdelte udfordr...

Farvel til Brøndby IF

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Det var i dag min sidste kamp i Brøndby IF for denne gang, så mange, mange tak til alle spillere, ledere, trænere og personer omkring klubben og primært Tale...

Aftale med Frontrunner

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Jeg er rigtigt glad for at kunne præsentere min nye samarbejdsaftale med Frontrunner. Vi er blevet enige om en aftale, der forbedrer mine vilkår som træner, ...

JEG er Ironman!

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Jeg er nu officielt en jernmand, da jeg i går søndag den 14. august gennemførte Copenhagen Challenge i tiden 11timer 56minutter og 23 sekunder.

God sommer

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God sommer til alle derude! Jeg håber, at I har fået slappet af, hygget med familien, været på ferie og hvad der ellers måtte glæde den enkelte i en ferieper...

Kommenterer bold på Eurosport

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Fra i aften kl. 20.30 og en uge frem kommenterer jeg hver aften på Eurosport eller Eurosport2, når U17 VM i Mexico er i gang. En fantastisk spændende turneri...

Dansk Mester 2010/2011

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Modtog i dag min første DM-guldmedalje, da vi spillede sidste U19 turneringskamp hjemme mod Lyngby. Desværre tabte vi 1-2, men alligevel var glæden stor efte...

Velkommen til madsdavidsen.com

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I dag er min hjemmeside officielt åben, og det er jeg selvfølgelig glad for. Det er ingen hemmelighed, at fodbold er min passion, men jeg elsker også at form...