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Mark Sykes is two games away from fulfilling a long-held ambition in what is set to be a life-changing summer on and off the pitch.

Mark Sykes is two games away from fulfilling a long-held ambition in what is set to be a life-changing summer on and off the pitch.

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Mark Sykes is two games away from fulfilling a long-held ambition in what is set to be a life-changing summer on and off the pitch.

“If you talk about it, it’s a dream. If you envision it, it’s possible. If you schedule it, it’s real.”

American author and ‘life coach’ Tony Robbins talks a lot about aspirations, about belief and about turning both into reality.

A quick chat with Mark Sykes and the strings of the bow fall effortlessly, almost unnoticeably into place.