Author Archives: Miguel Manning

With a 66% Win Percentage, Tottenham Appointing Tim Sherwood After Sacking Andre Villas-Boas Was Justified

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One is considered to be one of the best young managers in world football, having managed FC Porto, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur despite being only thirty-six years of age. The other has won the Premier League with Blackburn Rovers as … Continue reading

Pep Guardiola: A Great Manager or A Manager of Great Teams?

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Despite being the most successful manager in the history of FC Barcelona, there are those who consider the current Bayern Munich manager to be overrated. Guardiola won thirteen trophies in four years as manager of FC Barcelona, including two UEFA … Continue reading

Why Flamini, Busquets, Vidal and Lahm Prove Why Defensive Midfielders Play Such A Key Role In the Modern Game

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In the past, defensive midfielders were widely considered to be the midfielders who did the “dirty work.” Defensive midfielders were and still are underrated and appreciated. They are generally viewed as aggressive, wild and cynical; which, of course, many are. … Continue reading