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Football Tactics For Beginners- The 4-4-2 Diamond Formation

The 4-4-2 Diamond formation. Introduction. Whilst the traditional 4-4-2 formation has become less common in recent years, the diamond variation is alive and well. The differences...

Football Tactics For Beginners- The False 10

In recent times the traditional No 10 position has been losing its importance with managers opting for either multi-functional players playing in that role or...

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...

Introduction to the 3-5-2 Formation

The Back-3 defense was created as a way to counter teams built around an orthodox 4-4-2. Using three Center Backs created four distinct advantages...

Best Football Tactics Books

We have compiled a list of the best football tactics books for the casual football fan. Football tactics has become an essential part of...

Football Tactics For Beginners-The Modern Fullback

The modern day full back is a key player in modern football, having to supplement his more traditional defensive duties whilst supporting the attack...

The Perfect Defensive System #5- Gegenpressing

In this new series called The Perfect Defensive System,we invite you the reader to contribute posts on what you think is the best defensive...

The Perfect Defensive System #4- Total Football + Gegenpressing

In this new series called The Perfect Defensive System,we invite you the reader to contribute posts on what you think is the best defensive...

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Manchester United’s biggest transfer mistake of last summer

Manchester United's disastrous run under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer starting after their famous victory in Paris can be explained due...

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...

The Forgotten story of the Basque in South America

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The tactical flexibility of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Southampton:

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The Best Football Books of 2018

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Mason Mount: Chelsea’s Golden Boy

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Hungary – The Golden Team that never quite made it.

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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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