Adopting the Right Mindset: How Mental Tactics Can Create Champions

Football is a funny old game and, like all sports, the margins between victory and defeat are often razor thin. In fact, as the...
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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...

Southgate’s 3-3-2-2 formation has some obvious flaws which can’t be ignored

Although Harry Kane’s last-gasp winner ensured that England walked away with a win in their first game of the tournament, England’s system needs to...

An attacking 4-4-2 formation will suit Nigeria the best against Iceland

I do not know how footballers motivate themselves or how they get pumped for a football match of high consequence like the one that...

Jorge Sampaoli’s 4-4-2 formation isn’t suited get the best out of Lionel Messi

Argentina started off their World Cup campaign with a disappointing draw against Iceland in which Lionel Messi missed a penalty and generally was unable...

FIFA World Cup 2018 Matchday 1: Review

If you asked me a month before the start of the World Cup what my thoughts would be after the first set of games;...

4 Manchester United players to look out for at the FIFA World Cup 2018

Romelu Lukaku Romelu Lukaku has improved a lot after joining Manchester United. His link up play, passing and even his touch have become considerably better...

Ronaldo in the driving seat for yet another Ballon d’Or: Five things we’ve learned from the World Cup so far

The World Cup has lived up to its billing as the greatest show on earth by delivering all manner of thrills in the opening...

Spain 3-3 Portugal Tactical Analysis: Cristiano Ronaldo’s new role enables Portugal to snatch a point

Spain and Portugal battled in a thrilling match which ended 3-3 thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning freekick in the dying moments of the game....

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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 grabbed all the headlines. But...

Goal Analysis: Manchester United 1: 2 Crystal Palace- van Aanholt (90’+3 minutes)

Manchester United suffered a home defeat to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday after conceding a late Patrick van Aanholt goal. United...

Man United’s predicted lineup against Crystal Palace- Ole to choose to pass over pace

Manchester United face Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday in the English Premier League. United can't afford to drop more points so early...