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West Brom & Derby Have Work To Do In Play-Offs

The Championship play-offs are incredibly tense, as you can probably imagine, given that the prize on offer is a place in the Premier League. The four teams involved have...
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Real Madrid Need To Take Advantage

Prior to this season, Real Madrid were quite easily considered to be one of the two best clubs in world football alongside rivals Barcelona. Barca had been able to...
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Bayern’s Experience Looks Set To Pay Off

When it comes to European football you’ve got a few standard top leagues that are littered around the continent: the Premier League, La Liga, and Bundesliga. You could certainly...
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Experience Speaks Volumes In Seattle vs LAFC

We’ve been going on and on about the race at the top of the Western Conference for a while now, and understandably so. There’s a lot of intrigue surrounding...
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A Look At Zlatan & Onuoha’s MLS Bust-Up

If you’ve ever played a game of football in your life then you’ll probably be well aware of the fact that tensions can sometimes get a bit too much....
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The Misconception of One, Two or Three Touch Play; Is U.S. Soccer Getting it Wrong?

“One, two or three touch play.” This is not some abstract speculation. I’ve heard it; you have heard it. Commentators, and the technical directors of our...
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Looking at the Tactical Success of the 2011 NSC Minnesota Stars

In the first half of the 1960s, one team was on the minds of everyone with any interest in European football: Grande Inter. This Inter Milan side, led by...
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Analyzing the Game – Part II

This is the second part of a post I started yesterday called, Analyzing the Game – Part 1. As promised we will delve into some of the how-to’s of...
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Analyzing the Game – Part I

Back in the early to mid 90’s, when I was loading up on coaching licenses and clinics, I was perusing through a second hand bookstore one day and came across a...
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