Paul Sakkal takes a look at the changes in formations as football has evolved.
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Liverpool started the brighter, took the lead and defended well for the last half hour against a City side that lacked pace and creativity in attack in a match where both sides ended with three at the back. Here are Sam Thompson’s observations…
It’s Manchester United who go through to the FA Cup fourth round on a day where the talking points ranged from Paul Scholes to a questionable red card to five goals. Here are Sam Thompson’s observations…
Willie Gannon analyses tomorrow’s Champions League final in Wembley, as Manchester United meet Barcelona.
Willie Gannon previews this afternoon’s big Premier League clash.
Ahead of today’s game with Manchester United, Willie Gannon looks at the failings within the current Arsenal setup that have cost them the title.
Dean Hayes compares the classic quarterback characteristics of the American football game to that of Real Madrid central midfielder Xabi Alonso, who’s deep passing game has become the primary core of his team’s style of play ever since his days at Liverpool.
In a new series on Back Page Football, Tim Hill outlines two of his tactical observations from the previous weekend of football. This week, he glances over Chelsea v Arsenal, Manchester Utd v Sunderland and Mainz v Hoffenheim.
Tim Hill takes a final glance over this summer’s World Cup and outlines some of the more intruiging tactical formations that were on show in South Africa.
When you think of the World Cup what comes to mind? Maybe it is 1966 and all that, Pele’s near misses in ’70, the Hand of God in ’86? Maybe its Tardelli’s celebration or even Roger Milla’s. However, as well all the magical moments it is worth remembering that, traditionally, the World Cup is often a showcase for […]