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A History of the England Football Kit

In 1872, the first ever official international football match took place at the West of Scotland Cricket Club in Glasgow. The match was between...

Champions League Stories #2 – Monaco 2003/04

Monaco became the underdog sweethearts of Europe this season with their carefree attacking style which led to exciting games for neutrals. This is not...

Free Bets – Why You Must Read the Fine Print

Sports betting is big business here in the UK. It’s so deeply entrenched in our culture that its practically impossible to find a high...

Why are Manchester United struggling to score?

One of the most interesting dynamics in football is how the tactical landscape changes frequently. Sir Alex Ferguson was known for the 4-4-2 formation in...

A look at Manchester United’s 3 at the back formation

When Jose Mourinho sent his team out against FC Rostov in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League, it was quite surprising to...

Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool | Tactical Analysis

In one of the most awaited games in the Premier League for all the armchair tacticians, Manchester City faced off against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool at...

Sane,Sterling & Pep: Manchester City’s future looks bright

We have started to witness some great displays from youngsters in the Guardiola Era at Manchester City of late and from those performances we...

The Problems with Barcelona’s 3-4-3 formation

Ever since Luis Enrique switched to the 3-4-3 formation after the 4-0 defeat against PSG, it looked like Barcelona were back to their best....

10 Best Liverpool Books every Liverpool Fan Must Read

Liverpool Football Club is one of the most popular football clubs in the world. From the Far East to the United States, Liverpool has...

A lookback at Roger Schmidt’s Tactics at Bayer Leverkusen

Roger Schmidt has been one of the most talked about managers in Europe over the last few years given his spells with Bayer Leverkusen...

Frank Lampard & Jamie Carragher discuss Paul Pogba’s best position

Jose Mourinho started out this season with a 4-2-3-1 formation but after the humiliation against Manchester City switched to the 4-3-3. For sometime, the...

FC Barcelona 6-1 PSG : Analysing the final 10 minutes

It ended 4-0 at the Parc des Princes last month and almost ninety-nine percent of the football world believed that PSG had sent one...

Why Manchester United need to buy a top class striker for...

Analysing Zlatan Ibrahimovic's season statistically I decided to look at the raw statistics for strikers in the Premier League and the La Liga, the two...

Jurgen Klopp flips the midfield trivote to counter Wenger’s direct approach

The Alexis Sanchez story dominated all the headlines over the weekend, overshadowing an excellent Liverpool performance which surprisingly involved a very strong defensive performance....

Tactical Analysis: Manchester United 2007/08 [Video]

Manchester United's 2008 double winning team was a combination of stunning attacking talents and rock-solid defenders. In the Premier League, Sir Alex Ferguson generally stuck...

Football Tactics for Beginners-Compactness

If you have the ball you must make the field as big as possible, and if you don’t have the ball you must make...

Forgotten Superstars-Matthias Sammer

Most football fans who consider themselves to be experts will expect to be able to name a long list of recent Ballon D'or winners....

Why Arsenal can’t compete in big games tactically

It’s February, and following their 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich Arsenal look set to exit the Champions League in the Round of 16, and...

Mourinho switches back to the 4-2-3-1 formation, can Pogba adapt to...

Midway through the game against Leicester City, Mourinho changed Manchester United's formation from a 4-4-2 to a 4-2-3-1 with Henrikh Mkhitaryan through the middle...

How to defend against the long ball

Jurgen Klopp after his side's 1-1 draw at Old Trafford against Manchester United insisted that his side deserved all three points pointing to the...

Best Football Books for Children

Football is a great way to introduce your child to the world of books. So we decided to list down some of best football...

Diego Simeone’s tactics at Atletico Madrid [VIDEO]

After Diego Simeone took over the manager's position at Atletico Madrid, the club have consistently been one of the best in Europe. Operating with...

Football Tactics for Beginners- Juego de Posición

The main principle behind "Juego de Posición" is to always look for superiority on the football pitch. This superiority can be achieved by being...

Why Pep Guardiola was right in signing Claudio Bravo

Arguably the biggest move of the summer for Pep as new manager of Manchester City was how he dealt with the goalkeeping situation. Joe...

Football Tactics for Beginners-The Regista

The rapid rise of the 4-2-3-1 formation over the past decade has seen the importance of the regista or the deep lying playmaker skyrocket....

Wayne Rooney remains a Square Peg in a Round Hole for...

Manchester United fans are enjoying one of their best periods after Sir Alex Ferguson left the club. Win against Liverpool and many United fans...

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea: Tactical Analysis

As the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end. This now includes Chelsea’s record-equalling 13 match winning streak, which was...

The rejuvenation of Yaya Toure

Having frozen out by Pep Guardiola over a serious row between the manager and Toure's agent, Yaya has seen City career take a complete...

The best of The False 9 in 2016

The Football match which started a war Plenty of football stadiums have statues standing outside of them. There’s a strange one here and there (Michael...

AS Monaco: Europe’s most prolific attack

AS Monaco have been thrilling the football world with their attacking displays. Their transformation under Leonardo Jardim has been truly remarkable. Having scored a...

Steve Walsh- The man behind Leicester City’s title win

Football has undergone tremendous change over the years. There is so much emphasis on tactics and managerial changes these days. Nobody has patience anymore,...

How Lionel Messi’s legendary body feints work[VIDEO]

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OGC Nice – An emerging superpower

After finishing 17 games in the current Ligue 1 campaign, OGC Nice sits first in the table with 40 points - 1 ahead of Monaco...

Forgotten Superstars – Alvaro Recoba

If you grew up watching Football Italia on Channel Four, you probably have fond memories of many players plying their trade in Italy. Whether...

Why does English football not trust Zonal Marking?

After many years of threatening to clamp down on excessive grappling from set-pieces, this season has seen Premier League referees penalise holding and shirt-pulling...

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