Conventional wingers: A dying breed?

In the good old days, the rules of playing football were simple, and so were the tactics. The big and sturdy lads played in...
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Real Madrid and Barcelona remain the most valuable football clubs

Football is the most popular sport in the world, and so it is understandable that the biggest football clubs will also be some of...

How will Pjanic fit in at Barcelona? A look at Barcelona’s 4-3-3 formation for next season

As the deal between Barcelona and Juventus regarding the transfers of Arthur Melo and Miralem Pjanic has almost been finalised, let's take a look...

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 that left it too late...

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 play for in the second...

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.

One of Barca’s biggest weaknesses has become their strength this season

Even under Pep Guardiola when Barcelona can claim to be one of the all time great clubs sides they were not very good in...

Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona: Tactical Review – Shift to the 4-2-3-1 from the 4-3-3 formation proves decisive for Barca

Lionel MessiI mention Messi first and in a category of his own because of how influential he is to Barcelona’s overall tactics. Reminiscent of...

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 to shake things up. This came with a huge...

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 Philippe Coutinho in the lineup, and they lived up...

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 of retaining the league title. The first half was...

The Slow decline of Barcelona

The crisis at Barcelona has been highlighted this summer with the departure of the proposed heir to Messi’s throne, Neymar. However this crisis has...

The Genius of Xavi Hernandez [VIDEO]

Possibly the greatest midfielder of his generation, Xavi Hernandez was at the heart of two of the greatest football teams ever, Barcelona and Spain....

Ernesto Valverde and the rebuild of Barcelona.

Ernesto Valverde has now replaced Luis Enrique at the helm of Barcelona, after a successful second stint at Athletic Bilbao. The 53 year old...

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....

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