Pep Guardiola

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Barcelona look caught between their yesterdays and their tomorrow

Barcelona grew their advantage at the top of LaLiga over the weekend, but their ideological drift is creating a strange…

2 days ago
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Who could replace Fernandinho at Manchester City?

Whoever Manchester City choose, they will have significant shoes to fill. What is certain is that City will not just…

3 weeks ago
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City v Liverpool & Solskjaer's Manchester United

Alex and Joe discuss Manchester City's victory over Liverpool, and the new look at Solskjaer's Manchester United.

1 month ago
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Liverpool lose their unbeaten run, but not their reputation

Liverpool lost at the Etihad on Thursday, falling 2-1 after Leroy Sane's second-half goal, but it was a healthy defeat…

2 months ago
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Thiago Motta's 2-7-2 formation explained

He’s not thinking about the ‘keeper playing ahead of the defenders – that’s the sort of mistranslation that just makes…

2 months ago
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How Guardiola harnessed the power of the Rondo at Barcelona, Bayern and - now - Manchester City

Callum Rice-Coates explains how Pep Guardiola has used the Rondo, a basic training-ground exercise, to encourage technical and spacial improvements…

2 months ago
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How Pep Guardiola improves his players

The Rondo is an encapsulation of Pep Guardiola’s coaching philosophy, a conduit through which his basic principles are channelled onto…

2 months ago
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Ralph Hasenhüttl & Identity

Alex and Joe get all excited about Ralph Hasenhüttl at Southampton, after Arsenal suffered a surprise loss at St Mary's…

2 months ago
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Would Leo Messi be successful at Manchester City?

We will surely never know, but - hypothetically - how would Manchester City accommodate Leo Messi's extraordinary range of abilities?

2 months ago
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Total Football 2.0: Erik ten Hag's Ajax Amsterdam

The last time Ajax were in the Champions League Group Stages was 2014/15 – the last the time they progressed…

2 months ago
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How did Chelsea beat Manchester City?

Joe and Alex discuss how Manchester City were defeated in their recent trip to Stamford Bridge by an excellently drilled…

2 months ago
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What if Lionel Messi played for Manchester City?

What if Lionel Messi played for Manchester City? Yes, Messi is under contract at Barcelona until 2022, not to mention…

3 months ago
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Manchester City and the 'Football Leaks' explained

Manchester City's success was all thanks to an unlimited supply of money – yes – but also to the prudence…

3 months ago
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The Barcelona Legacy: Guardiola, Mourinho and The Fight For Football's Soul

Jonathan Wilson examines the careers of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, documents how their duelling ideologies were bred, and details…

3 months ago
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Barcelona, Catalan Independence and the movement explained

Kat Lucas places the Catalan independence movement into a footballing context.

3 months ago
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Barcelona, Johan Cruyff & Catalan independence

Football carries on as normal, for now, but the question of Catalan independence has not gone away. The potential consequences…

3 months ago
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Tactical Profiles | Eddie Howe & Bournemouth: A different approach to recruitment

Bournemouth are showing a bold way to structure small teams that can lead to more than simply sacking managers, constantly…

3 months ago
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Take the Ball, Pass the Ball: The inside story of how Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona redefined modern football

Jon Mackenzie was invited to a special advanced showing of Take The Ball, Pass The Ball, the new film commemorating…

3 months ago
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The Barcelona Legacy | Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson speaks to Tifo's Content Editor, Seb Stafford-Bloor, about his new book, The Barcelona Legacy.

3 months ago
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Tottenham vs Manchester City: One in five

Seb Stafford-Bloor was at Wembley on Monday night to see Tottenham fall short against Manchester City.

4 months ago
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