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10 Best Liverpool Books every Liverpool Fan Must Read

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Football Tactics for Beginners: Tactical Periodization

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

Evolution Of The Right Footed Leftback

When Tassotti joined A.c Milan in 1980, Arrigo Sacchi was presented with a major headache. He was torn between...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Defending Corner Kicks

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

Manchester United set to move for unsettled Premier League star in January

According to the English newspaper, The Sun, Manchester United...

Barcelona prodigy’s first coach claims he has never seen anybody like him

New signing, Antoine Griezmann lit up the Camp Nou...

How will Manchester City lineup in the 2019/20 season

Pep Guardiola will be looking to repeat on last year’s success and win the Premier League title for a...

A look at Gian Piero Gasperini’s tactics at Atalanta

After almost 3 years with Gian Piero Gasperini at the helm of Atalanta, they finished 3rd in the Serie...

Mason Mount: Chelsea’s Golden Boy

When Frank Lampard was appointed, Derby County fans everywhere collectively held their breath in the hope of whom his...

Who are the Five Most Tactically Astute Managers in Europe Right Now?

Millionaire superstar players may have endless social media followers, may score the goals, drive the fancy cars and have...

The rise of Luka Jovic

By now even the most casual of football fans will have heard about him, while Football Manager enthusiasts have...

A look at Dusan Tadic’s False 9 role for Ajax under Erik ten Hag

Ajax had two excellent strikers in Kasper Dolberg and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, a perfect combination of youth and experience. But,...

Hungary – The Golden Team that never quite made it.

When you look back at the history of past World Cup winners and European Championship winners the usual names...

Liverpool’s Tactical Evolution under Klopp This Season

It has been a big season for tactical evolution of Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp. With just six games remaining...

Barcelona 5:1 Lyon : Tactical Analysis

Three weeks after a goalless first leg in France, Barcelona stormed to a 5–1 victory against a Lyon side...

Pep Guardiola’s use of the Libero in the 4-3-3 formation

Pep Guardiola is amongst the most thought provoking tactical intellectual’s of football history, and is the pioneer for tactical...

4 perfect summer transfer targets for Manchester United

Despite United’s excellent run since Solskjaer took over, it is still clear that if Man United want to compete...

Real Madrid 0:3 Barcelona – Tactical Analysis

Going into this game after a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou, this game was evenly poised with everything to...

The Original Invincibles- Preston North End 1888/89

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

The Complex Task Of Replacing Fernandinho

Fernandinho, one of Manchester City’s most tactically important players, is approaching his 34th birthday, and will surely...

Cruyffism through Spain

Spain has developed a unique commitment to technical football which has put them in good stead to make the past decade a period of Spanish dominance. The story to this dominance begin decades before hand when Cruyff decided that Barcelona would be the club he would next manage after his time at Ajax was over. He would create a cohesive identity for the club which kept the vision while finding success. This vision began with a number of manager who came before Cruyff but after Cruyff left, there would be many managers in Spain who would use his methods to discovery their own success.

Football Tactics for Beginners

Football Tactics for Beginners: Tactical Periodization

What is Tactical Periodization? Tactical Periodization is a coaching methodology...

The Death Of The Box-To-Box Midfielder.

In English football, some of the most celebrated players...

Football Tactics For Beginners-The Modern Fullback

The modern day full back is a key player...

Football Tactics For Beginners:How To Watch Football-Part 3

Read the first and the second part here and here   Attacking...

The Perfect Defensive System #4- Total Football + Gegenpressing

In this new series called The Perfect Defensive System,we...

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

Germany’s Manuel Neuer has been widely credited as one...

The Perfect Defensive System #5- Gegenpressing

In this new series called The Perfect Defensive System,we...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Defending Corner Kicks

We are all afraid of it. It is the...

Football Tactics For Beginners: How to watch Football -Part 1

    How to watch football like an expert? Never try...

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Martin Ødegaard set to return for the game against Real Madrid

Martin Ødegaard who is currently on loan at Real Sociedad from Real Madrid has recovered from his injury troubles...

Sheffield United set to splash the cash on a new striker

According to the English outlet, The Sun, Premier League club Sheffield United are interested in signing Brentford forward Ollie...

Sir Alex wanted Man United to sign Aston Villa star in the summer transfer window

According to the English outlet The Sun, Sir Alex Ferguson wanted Manchester United to sign Aston Villa midfielder John...

Man United identify two forwards as January transfer targets

Manchester United who are currently struggling to find goals have identified two forwards as their primary transfer targets in...

Manchester United set to move for unsettled Premier League star in January

According to the English newspaper, The Sun, Manchester United are set to make an offer for the unsettled Spurs...

Barcelona prodigy’s first coach claims he has never seen anybody like him

New signing, Antoine Griezmann lit up the Camp Nou with his 2 goals last weekend against Real Betis and...

The tactical flexibility of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Southampton:

  Hasenhuttl has certain areas of the first team’s play that he wants to improve...

Pep Guardiola explains how to receive the ball [Video]

Many consider Pep Guardiola to be one of the greatest football coaches of the...

Football Tactics for Beginners: The Low Block

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What if Pep’s Barcelona played against Sacchi’s AC Milan?

Pep Guardiola has re-invented football so much in the...

Johann Cruyff explains the diamond formation

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Hungary – The Golden Team that never quite made it.

When you look back at the history of past...

Cruyffism through Spain

Spain has developed a unique commitment to technical football which has put them in good stead to make the past decade a period of Spanish dominance. The story to this dominance begin decades before hand when Cruyff decided that Barcelona would be the club he would next manage after his time at Ajax was over. He would create a cohesive identity for the club which kept the vision while finding success. This vision began with a number of manager who came before Cruyff but after Cruyff left, there would be many managers in Spain who would use his methods to discovery their own success.

‘The Diamond demolition’ in the Kolkata derby

The year was 1997, and on the 13th of...

Football And Alcohol

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When Sir Alex Ferguson Lost by 9 Goals in back to back matches

I'm shattered, I can't believe it. It was our...

Descent into darkness: Osvaldo Zubeldia and the era of antifutbol

EVEN if Billy McNeill was really nicknamed Cesar rather...

Lifted Over The Turnstiles: Scotland’s Football Grounds In The Black & White Era

This most comprehensive book about old Scottish football grounds...

What if Pep’s Barcelona played against Sacchi’s AC Milan?

Pep Guardiola has re-invented football so much in the...

FC Start and The Death Match

“Without belittling the courage with which men have died,...

How to beat Pep’s Barcelona, with helpful advice from Bruce Lee, Samuel Johnson, and others.

Barcelona have started to dominate European football to such...

Dr. Carneiro or: How I should learn not to stop the game and love the boss

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The Original Invincibles- Preston North End 1888/89

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Dimples, Kangaroos and Bohemians

One of the main tram routes in Prague is...

The Football match which started a war

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Forgotten Superstars-Matthias Sammer

Most football fans who consider themselves to be experts...

Barcelona Vs Real Madrid:The Dream Team vs The Galacticos

An imagining of a match between two famous El...

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