Tactics

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Are corner kicks becoming irrelevant in football?

So, the key to taking better corners: use in-swingers, move the ball-placement back and commit an extra player to the…

2 days ago
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Why Manchester United signed Daniel James

As shown when terrorising Manchester City’s defence in FA Cup action in March, he has what it takes to succeed…

4 days ago
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Tactical Preview: Liverpool vs Tottenham - Champions League Final

It is likely that this game will see Liverpool try to impress their style on the game, and Spurs seek…

2 weeks ago
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Would João Félix fit at Manchester City?

With key players suffering from injury and the ageing process, Manchester City need long-term solutions in midfield. João Félix could…

3 weeks ago
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Tactical Profile | Nicolas Pépé

If and when the time comes, it will be a great shame to see Pépé separated from Lille. But, as…

4 weeks ago
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Is Marcelo Bielsa the most influential manager alive?

His breadth of influence, among so many coaches, surely marks out Marcelo Bielsa as one of the most important figures…

1 month ago
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Who influenced Marcelo Bielsa?

Even an iconic, iconoclastic coach and thinker like Marcelo Bielsa has been influenced by a number of other coaches and…

2 months ago
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Tactics Explained | Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United

In Bielsa, the side have a coach who has taken a fairly talented squad, but without any genuine stars, and…

2 months ago
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Why Sarri's tactics are not working at Chelsea

The truth is that, in order to build a Chelsea team in his own image, Sarri needs two things: time…

2 months ago
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Jonathan Wilson | Football, Tactics & History

How did he write 'Inverting The Pyramid' in nine months? What does his desktop look like? Who's the most influential…

2 months ago
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José Mourinho's Porto explained

By winning the Champions League he overachieved to a degree unlikely to be repeated in the competition. Time may have…

2 months ago
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Rafa Benitez, Newcastle and the benefits of pragmatism

Benitez has been in charge at Newcastle United for over 1100 days, a significant achievement at a club that has…

3 months ago
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Helenio Herrera: More famous than his players

Herrera often insisted that his approach to the game had been misinterpreted. "The problem is that most of the ones…

4 months ago
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How Alex Ferguson tactically adapted at Manchester United

In an era when English football was obsessed with ‘positions of maximum opportunity’ (POMO), long-ball method of playing, Ferguson was…

4 months ago
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How has Ancelotti tried to adapt Sarriball at Napoli?

The different philosophies of the two coaches are in full display; Sarri wants to overwhelm the opponent with precise and…

5 months ago
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Sergio Busquets and Andrea Pirlo each defined different interpretations of the deep-midfield role

Two exceptional players, two different interepretations of the same position; Alex Stewart explores the functional and stylistic differences between Andrea…

5 months ago
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Tactical Profile | New AC Milan signing Lucas Paquetá

Back in September, Tifo profiled Lucas Paqueta, the Brazilian midfielder who has now agreed a move to Serie A and…

5 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…

6 months ago
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Tactics Explained | Pochettino: Manchester United manager?

There is enough quality in this Manchester United set-up for Pochettino to achieve something significant with them. Whether he gets…

7 months ago
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Champions League Tactics | Thierry Henry: Bad manager or bad circumstances

Henry needs to find a system and stick to it, develop some understanding within his team, and hope that injuries…

7 months ago
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