Author Archives: Gary O'Toole

Is The Number 10 Role A Dying Breed in Soccer?

Posted on by Gary O'Toole
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Ah yes. The double holding midfield pair. How I love to watch them. The joy of viewing a perfectly weighted backwards pass, the ambition and invention of a lateral pass, and the beauty of a tactical foul. You can’t help … Continue reading

The Secret to Yaya Toure’s Success as a World-Class Footballer

Posted on by Gary O'Toole
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Every young player in the world can learn something from Yaya Toure. He is the archetypal rampaging midfielder that would start for any club side in the world. There is one reason which explains both of these two statements – Yaya Toure … Continue reading