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

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 formation. The United States Men’s National Team and Coach Bob […]

2010 World Cup Preview: US National Team
2010 World Cup Preview: US National Team

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 a World Cup tournament and after sustained progress under head […]

The Importance Of A Defensive Midfielder
The Importance Of A Defensive Midfielder

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 great man management and control of the game. It was […]

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

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 however he has admitted it is unlikely that new investors […]

Championship Preview: January 8-9
Championship Preview: January 8-9

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, Sheffield United completed the permanent signing of Richard Cresswell for an undisclosed fee. […]

Can Darren Ferguson Take Preston To The Premiership?
Can Darren Ferguson Take Preston To The Premiership?

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 points of a play-off position. The former Peterborough manager signed a three […]