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Author Archives: Daniel Craggs

Why the US National Team Should Not Play a 4-4-2 Formation

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

Without a doubt, formations are one of the most underrated elements of the tactical game. Many countries adopt the simplistic two banks of four with two up top and that’s that. Not a whole lot of thinking goes into their … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Preview: US National Team

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

The United States Men’s National Team will be competing in Group C come June 12th in Rustenburg after finishing top of the CONCACAF group and clinching a spot in South Africa. The Americans will be making their 9th appearance in … Continue reading

The Importance Of A Defensive Midfielder

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

When watching Manchester City’s fantastic 4-2 Victory away to league leaders Chelsea, one thing was paramount in that game and it wasn’t Wayne Bridge V John Terry,  Two red cards, Manchester City’s flowing football, Shay Given’s commanding goal keeping or Roberto Mancini’s … Continue reading

Portsmouth To Enter Administration On Friday; Unless Another Investment Is Found.

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

In a statement on the clubs website, Portsmouth FC owner, Balram Chainrai, has announced that unless new owners can be found by this coming Friday 26th February the cash strapped club will enter administration. Chainrai, has been meeting potential investors in London all week … Continue reading

Championship Preview: January 8-9

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

Its been a busy week in the Championship with two managerial vacancies being filled as  Darren Ferguson took over the helm at Preston and former Preston manager Alan Irvine signed a three-and-a-half-year deal at second bottom Sheffield Wednesday to become their new manager. Also, … Continue reading

Can Darren Ferguson Take Preston To The Premiership?

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

If you don’t know already, Darren Ferguson has took the vacant managerial position at Preston North End after Alan Irvine was sacked after a poor run of results. Ferguson will take over a Preston team who currently sit 16th in the Championship and eight … Continue reading