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Is it time for Alvaro Morata to replace Karim Benzema?

He is a vital part of the Spanish Under 21 team and a squad player for Real Madrid but is it time to make...

Real Madrid vs Manchester United: Talking Tactics

Sir Alex Ferguson vs Jose Mourinho. Cristiano Ronaldo vs Robin Van Persie. Wayne Rooney vs Mesut Ozil. Xabi Alonso vs Michael Carrick. Real Madrid...

El Clasico-Players who have played for both Barcelona and Real Madrid

Several high-profile players of great ability have represented both Barcelona and Real Madrid, and we’re not talking about guys moving on for a last...

El Clásico:Luis Figo

Could we write a series like this without this man? The most infamous of the Clásico Heartbreakers, followed by some honourable mentions...Clásico appearances: 23...

El Clásico:Luis Enrique Martínez García

Today’s Clásico Heartbreaker made a grand total of 32 appearances in El Clásico and is a rarity; a player who moved from Real Madrid...

El Clásico:Tactical Preview

Last year’s clashes between the two sides were certainly eventful. From the 5-0 thrashing by Barca at the Nou Camp to the 1-0 Copa...

El Clásico:Michael Laudrup

The first of the Clásico Heartbreakers we looked at specialised in scoring goals; the second was a master of creating them...Clásico appearances: 21 (17...

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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

This article is sourced from a string of Twitter posts by Impedimento, translated by the author. Exactly 80 years ago,...

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Football Tactics for Beginners: The Low Block

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Hungary – The Golden Team that never quite made it.

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The Original Invincibles- Preston North End 1888/89

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Pep Guardiola’s use of the Libero in the 4-3-3 formation

Pep Guardiola is amongst the most thought provoking tactical...

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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