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Football Tactics For Beginners

Football Tactics for Beginners- Juego de Posición

The main principle behind "Juego de Posición" is to always look for superiority on the football pitch. This superiority can be achieved by being...

Football Tactics for Beginners-The Regista

The rapid rise of the 4-2-3-1 formation over the past decade has seen the importance of the regista or the deep lying playmaker skyrocket....

Why does English football not trust Zonal Marking?

After many years of threatening to clamp down on excessive grappling from set-pieces, this season has seen Premier League referees penalise holding and shirt-pulling...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Multi-Functional Players

Introduction: In times gone by, multi-functional players may have been viewed less glamorously. No-one would wax lyrical about the right back who was able to...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Inverted Fullbacks

A relatively unknown quantity, the inverted fullback position is typically used to combat wingers that like to cut inside to get involved in the...

Football Tactics for Beginners- The False Winger

A relatively new one to the lexicon of the footballing world, the false winger is often associated with players that drift inside to make...

Football Tactics for Beginners: Pressing and Counter-Pressing

Introduction: The idea of pressing is to put pressure on the ball with the intention of winning it back off of the opposition. By forcing...

Football Tactics for Beginners:The High Defensive Line

Introduction: The high defensive line is a high risk style of play that see’s a team push up in order to shut down the amount...

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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]

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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.

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