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crashbang

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I am an avid Liverpool fan and have a fascination for the tactical levels of the game. My main interest is the premier league, although given more time I would like to see more of the other big leagues in europe. I'm the guy who tries to understand the odd descisions managers make, and I am going to try and change your outlook on the game. Try, being the word.

Changing Future Roles In Response To The Silva Footballing Age

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How Future Football Might React To The David Silva Brand Of Winger.

Beating Barcelona: A Theoretical Guide With Pretty Pictures

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So, everyone says that Barcelona are unbeatable, or are least the untouchables. Which is twaddle. Sure, they have lots of excellent players. (MessiXaviAlvesIniestaPiquePuyolBusquetsVillaSanchezPedroetc... say that...

Manchester City And The Dubious Pleasures Of Gael Clichy

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So to be a top team you need attacking fullbacks. This is not just general opinion but to a degree in the modern game...

A Darkness Closes In On Arsenal

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Being a Liverpool Forum Obsessive I've read plenty of transfer gossip this season, most of which I won't bore you with since it consists...

Why Argentina Will Get Nowhere Trying To Copy Barcelona

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So to get the most obvious fact out of the way first, Argentina should beat Bolivia. They should hammer them off the pitch. Messi...

Lucas and Spearing: Maligned to Masterful

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No, Liverpool are not going to make the Champions League this season. That said, it's nice being a Liverpool fan at the moment. Goals are...

Why Sunderlands Goal Rush Against Wigan Was Not Such A Miracle

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It was so amazing apparently, that Sunderland without any recognized strikers scored three goals in the closing minutes of a decisive game against fellow...

Runs, Zones, and More Secrets of Great Playmakers

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The first rule of play making is that team chemistry must be there. It is also the most important - a team doesn't work...

Xavi, Alonso And The Secret Of Great Playmakers

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Oh, how Liverpool miss Alonso. Before he left, Liverpool were looking champions elect for 09-10. Afterwards, Liverpool fell spectacularly from grace as they paid...

Why Smaller Teams Might Begin to Look to ‘Strikerless’ Formations

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Fan's are big lovers of at least having a striker on the pitch, funnily enough. Scotland's defeat to the Czech Republic will possibly go...

Corner Tactics: Arsenal’s Defensive Dilemma

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Hansen was very old school in his analysis of the Arsenal West Brom game on Saturday's Match of the Day. When swinging into his usual tactical musings, he...