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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‘The Diamond demolition’ in the Kolkata derby

The year was 1997, and on the 13th of July, the stage was set for the biggest clash in Indian football – the Kolkata...

Inverting The Pyramid-Barcelona’s 1-2-3-4 formation

Modern football, has it’s foundations laid upon the ‘false’ tactics – so to say the ‘False 10′ and the more popular and widely accepted...

What if Pep’s Barcelona played against Sacchi’s AC Milan?

Pep Guardiola has re-invented football so much in the past decade that one wonders if the game is still the same that was played...

How Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona Reinvented Total Football

Arrigo Sachi, the mastermind of the Milan side of the 80′s, had once staked a claim that the next tactical revolution in the game,...

The Resurgence of the Deep Lying Playmaker-Part 2

Read Part 1 Here   FC Schalke and their two year long search for the right one:   It was tiresome, boring, but a whole lot effective. FC...

The Resurgence of the Deep Lying Playmaker-Part 1

and How Clubs are Using Attacking Midfielders As Solutions There is a clear lack of equilibrium in the demand and supply of natural deep playmaking...

Emergence of ‘Micro Tactics’ and the Changing Face of Football

Football is evolving, and how! Gone are the days when teams used to line up with a default formation of 4-4-2 or a 5-3-2...

Conventional wingers: A dying breed?

In the good old days, the rules of playing football were simple, and so were the tactics. The big and sturdy lads played in...

Mikel Arteta,the Media Puntas and the False 9s

A month ago,i came across this brilliant article by Phil Ball,on the power and rise of the media punta. He explains the reasons behind its...

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