Football Tactics for Beginners- The False Winger

A relatively new one to the lexicon of the footballing world, the false winger is often associated with players that drift inside to make...
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Sane,Sterling & Pep: Manchester City’s future looks bright

We have started to witness some great displays from youngsters in the Guardiola Era at Manchester City of late and from those performances we...

Why Pep Guardiola was right in signing Claudio Bravo

Arguably the biggest move of the summer for Pep as new manager of Manchester City was how he dealt with the goalkeeping situation. Joe...

The rejuvenation of Yaya Toure

Having frozen out by Pep Guardiola over a serious row between the manager and Toure's agent, Yaya has seen City career take a complete...

MNF’s brilliant analysis on Antonio Conte’s new system at Chelsea

Few days back, we asked the question, Three at the back:The formation of the future? Well, Thierry Henry and Jamie Carragher certainly believe so, at...

Three at the back:The Formation of the future?

The 4-4-2 formation was highly prominent over the 1990’s to mid-2000’s until the age of the 4-3-3 and later, the 4-2-3-1 came along. Nowadays...

Xabi Alonso on the tactics of Guardiola and Mourinho [VIDEO]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oia-J4ALbRsXabi Alonso is one of the privileged few footballers by managing play under both Mourinho and Guardiola. He gives a brief view into the...

Analysing Pep Guardiola’s tactics at Manchester City

Manchester City have started the season very strongly, winning all three of their league games and dismantling FC Steaua București on their way to the...

Guardiola’s tactical journey from Barca to Bayern and why he is destined to fail at Manchester City

There was a moment after Bayern Munich’s 1-1 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga at the Allianz Arena, when Pep Guardiola trudged off...

Tactics Sketches- Liverpool, Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & more

  Sketch Pad: 037. Sunderland 2-1 Manchester United (EPL) Wahbi Khazri (3rd min) and Lamine Koné (82nd min) score to beat Manchester United 2-1 and give...

The decline of Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure has always played like he’s participating in a charity match. This is his best and most frustrating quality. He stalks the pitch...

Why are English Footballers are so expensive?

After months of widespread speculation and lengthy negotiations a deal has been struck and Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling has finalized his transfer to the Etihad...

Manchester City 1-2 Barcelona: City’s 4-4-2 shape is their downfall

Atletico Madrid are one of the few team which have found success against Barcelona playing a 4-4-2 formation. But Simeone's 4-4-2 is a world...

Why Manchester City are struggling

Lifting the Premier League title and Capital One Cup was just rewards for the level of quality Manchester City showed throughout the 2013/2014 season....

How to Lose A Football Match

A Tactical and Statistical Analysis of How Manchester City Dropped Two Points Make no mistake, even though Manchester City drew their homeChampions League match with...

Should Ashley Young start? :How Moyes can beat Manchester City

Ashley Young to Start?Manchester United fans might groan at the sight of Ashley Young in their starting line up,but Young's versatility and defensive workrate...

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