Game Day Nutrition

Some of the most common questions I get asked are “What should my son be eating prior to a game?” and “What are the best foods for my son to eat prior to a game?”. 

In fact, it isn’t just what is eaten on game day that will have an impact on a player’s performance. 

During the 24-36 hours leading up to a game it is essential to maximise the body’s fuel stores for the upcoming match. This infographic gives examples of what a player should be eating and drinking the 36 hours leading into a game.

Download it here.



Marcus Hannon
Academy Performance Nutritionist PhD Practitioner