Why this Bayern Munich star deserves to be in the Ballon d’Or conversation

When it comes to football award shows, the Ballon d’Or is, without doubt, the crème de la crème. Hardly any other football awards can top the excitement and tension leading up to the Ballon d’Or and despite the fact that its reputation has been slightly damaged due to some questionable decision making, many around the […]

Why this 18 year old wonder kid is the perfect, long-term Firmino replacement

Following his blockbuster £25million move from Birmingham to Dortmund, few would have expected Bellingham to perform like he has done. The 18 year old wonderkid has fitted into the Bundesliga with ease and there is no doubt that many of the European giants would be watching with a keen eye. One such club would be […]

Why this £45 million signing is Solskjaer’s biggest tactical problem

Although, Manchester United won 3-0 against a dire Spurs side, they are side still in crisis. The change of system against Spurs helped them plug holes in their defence but much can’t written on the impact of the new system because Spurs were diabolical in their attacking play. Against Liverpool, United were picked apart defensively […]

The Third Man Run: Football Tactics for Beginners

What is the third man run? The third man run firstly involves a one two pass between Player 1 and Player 2. The pass into the Player 2’s feet results in him moving slightly deeper in order to receive the pass, which then results in the opposition defender following him. A third player then exploits […]

Rodrigo Bentancur: A Scouting Report

Profile Rodrigo Betancur is a Uruguayan professional footballer who currently plays his club football for Juventus, predominantly as a deeper lying midfielder. Having started his professional career with Argentinian side Boca Juniors, he signed for Juventus in July 2017 after impressing in the Argentine Primera Division. He plays a pivotal role for both club and […]

How Mason Mount perfected the half turn: A Short Analysis

When Thomas Tuchel replaced Lampard as head coach of Chelsea Football Club in January 2021, many struggled to envision how Mason Mount would fit into his plans. However, after an excellent second half to the season for both player and club, in which Chelsea secured 4th place in the Premier League and a subsequent Champions […]