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Tag Archives: tactics

With Adam Lallana Possibly On His Way, What Will A Pochettino Tottenham Team Look Like?

Posted on by Richard Sunley
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Now that Mauricio Pochettino has officially become Tottenham manager, the work to mold a team begins. Much has been made of the swashbuckling style of Southampton’s play under the Argentine coach. And Spurs fans will be expecting to see a … Continue reading

Chelsea 3-1 Norwich City: Tactics Review

Posted on by Earl Reed

While the result was in doubt deep into the second half, Chelsea rose to earn a 3-1 result at Stamford Bridge. The Torres-Drogba saga was revived in this match. Manager Andre Villas-Boas started both forwards up front. AVB settled on … Continue reading

Football Tactics: Thom Yorke's Role in Radiohead's 4-5-1

Posted on by Jesse Chula

In our ever evolving online community, where any Joe, Tim or Reba can start a blog, post, pontificate or reminisce, the lost art of responsibility can evade even the most keenly trained eye. As budding young bloggers dressed all in … Continue reading

The EPLtalk Beginner's Guide to Tactics

Posted on by Chris McQuade

Following on from the Gaffer’s suggestion for articles to use as resources one of the key elements of a Football match are the Tactics each team employs. Unfortunately for converts the terminology can be impenetrable – 4-4-2 & 4-3-3 are … Continue reading

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USMNT: Moving On To Algeria

Posted on by Bobby Brandon

With the news that controversial match official Koman Coulibaly has received a rating of “poor” after his expedited evaluation following his shocking display in the now infamous United States – Slovenia draw and is likely to be relieved of his … Continue reading

This Year’s Champions League Final Will NOT Be Ronaldo vs Messi

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

If you would believe various pundits, the annoying debate that many football fans have been subject to this year and last – Ronaldo vs. Messi – will come to its conclusion in the UCL final in Rome.  On the biggest … Continue reading

Tactics and the Modern Game: the Perils of Overstating the Case

Posted on by Richard Whittall

And my particular bugbear, this week, is bullshit-artists who try to over-complicate a perfectly simple game by waffling on interminably about formations and tactics; holding midfielders, players in the hole, galloping wing-backs blah, blah, blah snooze yawn in a bid … Continue reading