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FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview: Morocco- Tactics, Formation and Expected Lineup

Overview Morocco lead by Juventus defender Medhi Benatia are perhaps the weakest country to represent Africa...

FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview: Tunisia- Tactics, Formation and Expected Lineup

Overview Tunisia completed their World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten and recorded 14 points in total. Though...

FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview: Senegal- Tactics, Formation and Expected Lineup

Senegal enter into this tournament as a massive uncertainty. They have potential to shock many...

A look back at Liverpool’s treble winning 1983/84 season

In the wake of Manchester City’s record-breaking claim to the Premier League, The False 9...

How Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona Changed the Game Tactically in 2008-09

Coming off of a disappointing third place finish in the 2007-08 campaign, Barcelona were looking...

FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview: Nigeria

The Nigerian National Senior team fondly referred to as the Super Eagles will be heading...

FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview: Egypt

Egypt go into this year's World Cup with a somewhat peculiar squad. They have the...

5 Books every Soccer fan needs to read before the FIFA World Cup 2018

The FIFA World Cup is just around the corner and it's the perfect time to...

Best Soccer Coaching Books

We have compiled a list of the best soccer coaching books which every soccer coach...

4 Top Tips For Football Manager 2018 You Need to Know

When any new version of Football Manager is released, users welcome it with fanfare. But...

The World Cup is set to be one of the most tactically interesting tournaments in years

In the most recent world cups, a lot of emphasis and a lot of column...

Should Jose Mourinho be sacked by Manchester United?

After one of the most timid and humiliating performances ever in Europe by Manchester United...

The Best Real Madrid books every Real Madrid fan should read

Real Madrid Football Club is one of the most popular football clubs in the world....

What Does the New Barca with Dembele & Coutinho Look Like?

Last Saturday, February 24, gave us our first look at Barcelona with Ousmane Dembele and...

Pushed Wide: How Can Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan Fit in a Top-Heavy Arsenal?

So, it’s finally happened. As the Premier League January transfer window slams shut, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang...

Liverpool’s Defensive Cracks Cannot Be Papered Over with Van Dijk’s Signing

Another set piece, another goal conceded. Liverpool's poor and sometimes shocking defending once again proved...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Defending Corner Kicks

We are all afraid of it. It is the 90th minute, your team is up...

The different interpretations of the 3 at the back formation by Conte, Wenger, Pochettino & Guardiola

Antonio Conte came to the Premier League in rather quiet fashion. The arrivals of Jose...

Liverpool 4-3 Man City: Klopp and the Press Check City’s Title March

Seven-goal thriller between Liverpool and Manchester City highlighted the wonders- and the potential flaws- of...

The Long Read: The Rise and the Decline of Jose Mourinho

Abstract: Jose Mourinho needs to be bold and embrace the audacity of pragmatic football instead...

The Football Transfer Sources Reliability Guide

The modern day football fan has access to unlimited amount of information about their favorite...

The Best Football Books of 2017

It's been another eventful year in the world of football. As we look forward to...

Real Madrid 0:3 Barcelona: Tactical Analysis of El Clasico by Thierry Henry

Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday effectively ending Real's hopes...

The Henderson Conundrum: Why has Liverpool’s Skipper become the Scapegoat?

SINCE his arrival from Sunderland in 2011, Jordan Henderson has found himself figured and refigured...

Anthony Martial Form Changed Mourinho’s Plans

  Jose Mourinho was planning on bringing in Ivan Perisic from Inter to Manchester United when...

Jose Mourinho’s tactical options without Paul Pogba against Manchester City

Manchester United welcome Manchester City to Old Trafford this Sunday in the Premier League in...

Football Tactics for Beginners- The Sweeper Keeper: From Lev Yashin to Manuel Neuer

Germany’s Manuel Neuer has been widely credited as one of the finest goal-keepers of his...

An In-depth look at Maurizio Sarri’s tactics at Napoli

Napoli have undergone a remarkable transformation under the equally remarkable Maurizio Sarri which has turned...

Kevin De Bruyne discussing tactics ahead of Manchester City vs Arsenal [VIDEO]

In the latest episode of Sky's Matchzone, Kevin De Bruyne dissects his new role at...

Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Real Madrid: Tactical Analysis-Spurs exploit space to punish maundering Madrid

Holding the European champions to a draw, on their own hallowed ground, hinted at a...

How Bayern Munich Dominated 10 men RB Leipzig

Bayern and Leipzig went into the game with only one point separating them, with Bayern...

Filling the Gaps: The Importance of Defensive Midfielders

Defending, or a complete lack of, has been addressed seemingly non-stop for the last couple...

Why it makes sense for England to switch to a back three formation

England labored their way into the World Cup after beating Slovenia in the most depressing...

How Pep Guardiola tactically outclassed Antonio Conte

When Manchester City met Chelsea at Stamford bridge in the last round of premier league...

Chelsea 0:1 Manchester City-Tactical Analysis

Those who tuned in to Saturday’s match at Stamford Bridge between the reigning league champions...

The Diminishing role of the Stopper Center Back in the Premier League

Defending and its place in the modern game has spawned a quagmire of critical debate....

Stoke City 2-2 Manchester United – Tactical Analysis

Manchester United and Stoke City played out an exciting 2-2 draw last Saturday in the...

Stoke City vs Manchester United-Tactical Preview

The international break, originally started as a blunt instrument of medieval torture deployed by the...

The back 3 formation is no longer the solution for Arsene Wenger’s troubles

The switch to the back three at the end of last season seemed to have...

How will Oxlade-Chamberlain fit in at Liverpool? Will Klopp shift to a back three?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain signed for Liverpool from Arsenal on the last day of the transfer window...

The Slow decline of Barcelona

The crisis at Barcelona has been highlighted this summer with the departure of the proposed...

Is Nemanja Matic Manchester United’s most important player?

Nemanja Matic has had an impressive start to his Manchester United career. He has started...

Bayern Munich 3-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Tactical Analysis

Another Bundesliga season begins with the looming prospect of a repeated Bayern Munich win; however,...

The art of the long throw and how to counter it

Since the dawn of time, mankind has yearned to to throw stuff really far. Rocks,...

How to beat Antonio Conte’s 3-4-3 formation at Chelsea?

Antonio Conte's switch to the 3-4-3 formation in September last year was a key turning...

Football Tactics For Beginners-The Christmas Tree Formation

  Football is a result oriented business. Whatever succeeds, earns fame for itself and for its...

How could Nemanja Matic fit in? Manchester United’s new look 4-3-3 formation in 2017/18

Manchester United have confirmed that their third signing in this summer transfer window is Nemanja Matic...

Liverpool’s attacking options for 2017/18: How will Klopp fit in Mohamed Salah?

THE £39 million signing of Mohamed Salah this summer has added another dynamic to the...

How could Neymar & Sanchez fit in? PSG’s thrilling new look 4-3-3 formation in 2017/2018

With multiple reports confirming that PSG are close to signing signing both Alexis Sanchez and...

The Genius of Xavi Hernandez [VIDEO]

Possibly the greatest midfielder of his generation, Xavi Hernandez was at the heart of two...

Is Jose Mourinho planning to switch back to the 4-3-3 formation?

Jose Mourinho's first stint at Chelsea proved to be an era defining tenure. The 4-3-3...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Tactical Periodization

What is Tactical Periodization? Tactical Periodization is a coaching methodology which is used to train football...

Tactical Analysis: France 3-2 England | England Fail In 3-4-2-1 Experiment

Gareth Southgate sent his team out in a 3-4-2-1 formation which became one of the...

Tactical Analysis: Brazil 0-1 Argentina | Glimpses Of Future Under Sampaoli As Brazil Waste Chances

The 2017 Superclásico de las Américas game between the South American rivals served as an...

Descent into darkness: Osvaldo Zubeldia and the era of antifutbol

EVEN if Billy McNeill was really nicknamed Cesar rather than Caesar, there was no denying...

Scout Report: Victor Lindelof

Considering the recent official announcement of an agreement between Manchester United and SL Benfica for...

Has Cristiano Ronaldo become the best ever Poacher?

Although it is clear that Cristiano Ronaldo will win the Balon D'Or this year, many...

Ernesto Valverde and the rebuild of Barcelona.

Ernesto Valverde has now replaced Luis Enrique at the helm of Barcelona, after a successful...

A History of the England Football Kit

In 1872, the first ever official international football match took place at the West of...

Champions League Stories #2 – Monaco 2003/04

Monaco became the underdog sweethearts of Europe this season with their carefree attacking style which...

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