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Fifa World Cup 2018

The Healing Powers of the World Cup

In this modern world in which we dwell it has become far easier to dismiss than to believe. Faith is at an all-time low...

France Vs Croatia- The game will be in decided in midfield

France and Croatia will face off in the FIFA World Cup 2018 final after both of them won their semi-finals by beating Belgium and...

World Cup Final Tactical Preview: The keys to the cauldron may lie on the left.

  The World Cup final on Sunday pits two teams against each other who both play variations of the 4-3-3/4-2-3-1 formations. At first glance this...

Playing 2 upfront proves to be England’s bane again

This was a strange World Cup for the England national team and their fans. For the first time in a really long time, there...

Immigrant experiences and National Identity in London through the lens of the World Cup 2018

World Cup: London from AlleyCat Films on Vimeo. A short documentary exploring immigrant experiences and national identity in London through the lens of the World...

Who will win the Golden Ball at the FIFA World Cup 2018?

The FIFA World Cup 2018 has been one of the most thrilling World Cups in the recent past. There have been wonderful goals, brilliant...

Tactical View of Lukaku’s movement for Belgium’s winner against Japan [VIDEO]

Romelu Lukaku's involvement in Belgium's winner against Japan might seem minimal to a casual fan watching the game at home on a television. But...

The Modric-Rakitic Double Pivot and 7 other tactical talking points from the FIFA World Cup 2018

Inspired by the ESPN's Zach Lowe weekly column on the NBA, I write about random things I like about players, teams and trends at...

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Pep Guardiola explains how to receive the ball [Video]

Many consider Pep Guardiola to be one of the greatest football coaches of the modern game. His Barcelona team...

Five Dark Horse Teams That Can win the 2020 Euros

The UEFA European Championship is one of the most unpredictable tournaments in world soccer. In 2004, Greece came out...

Football Tactics for Beginners: The Low Block

What is the low block? The low block is generally referred to a football team's defensive shape without the ball....

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Pep Guardiola explains how to receive the ball [Video]

Many consider Pep Guardiola to be one of the...

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 Jorginho Effect

We are obsessed in England with formations and personnel....

Football Tactics for Beginners: The Low Block

What is the low block? The low block is generally...

The Original Invincibles- Preston North End 1888/89

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