Football Tactics for Beginners: The Makelele Role

Very rarely are football terms named after the footballers themselves, one example is of course the famousCruyff turn,but the most famous of our generation is “The Makelele Role”. ...
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The Power of Football in Politics and Society

Football, and footballers, have long been stuck with a bad reputation. Hooliganism colours many people’s opinions of the sport just as much as the...

How the signing of Osimhen changed Gattuso’s approach

Napoli has started this season in an incredible manner. Unfortunately, Napoli didn’t show up to the Juventus game, which meant they would receive a...

How Bayern Munich Dominated 10 men RB Leipzig

Bayern and Leipzig went into the game with only one point separating them, with Bayern having beaten Leipzig on penalties during the DFB cup...

Liverpool’s attacking options for 2017/18: How will Klopp fit in Mohamed Salah?

THE £39 million signing of Mohamed Salah this summer has added another dynamic to the attacking presence of Liverpool. The skillful Egyptian had a...

Diego Simeone’s tactics at Atletico Madrid [VIDEO]

After Diego Simeone took over the manager's position at Atletico Madrid, the club have consistently been one of the best in Europe. Operating with...

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....

American Bob Bradley’s Swansea City Falls 3-2 to Arsenal

American soccer fans enjoyed a historic day on last Sunday as Bob Bradley became the first American soccer coach to manage a team in...

English Football and its “Get Stuck-In” Mentality

It was a glum group of players and supporters who filed out of Matlock Town’s Causeway Lane ground in 1982. Hyde United had lost...

Dimples, Kangaroos and Bohemians

One of the main tram routes in Prague is the 22. This goes all the way from Bíla Hora, the site of one of...

Analysing Tottenham’s pressing game under Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side last year overperformed by just about everybody’s standards. After the team finished 5th in Pochettino’s first season in the 2014-15...

Wayne Rooney is Jose Mourinho’s biggest problem at the moment

“He (Rooney) understood the reasons completely,” Sir Alex Ferguson said. “Tactically we got it right. We don't always, but we did then. He understood the...

Antonio Conte’s 3-5-2 Formation – Will it work at Chelsea?

When people hear the name ‘Antonio Conte’, two things immediately pop into their minds: his glorious, shining hair, and the 3-5-2 formation. After three...

Evolution Of The Right Footed Leftback

When Tassotti joined A.c Milan in 1980, Arrigo Sacchi was presented with a major headache. He was torn between playing the more experienced right...

How good is the Scottish Premiership ahead of 2016-17 and is it levelling out?

Pogba is a name the footballing world has come to expect at every turn in recent times and it's without sarcasm that one might...

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