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I'm a huge football fan who enjoys watching it in a range of different styles & cultures around the world. An enthusiast of the tactical side of the sport, I love analysing different systems & players - but also like sharing my opinions of the beautiful game as well.

Javier Hernandez – The Curious Case And Dying Breed Of Strikers

The changing nature of the game has led to dominance of the centre of the pitch and thus three-man midfields becoming more and more...

Can Persistence Pay Off for Paco Jémez?

An immensely strong-willed and determined man, the philosophy of Paco Jémez is one which he vehemently defends. A firm believer of playing football in...

The Importance of Gerardo Martino’s Rotation Policy

The demands of constant success over a four year period, including international tournaments in the summer, are a real strain on both the body...

Is Liverpool’s Tactical Change a Long Term Possibility?

The Luis Suárez and Daniel Sturridge partnership, despite having only played a few games together since the latter’s move to Anfield in January 2013,...

Diego Costa – The Brazilian Bad Boy Turned Good

Since making his move to La Liga, Diego Costa has developed a reputation as being a bit hot-headed. His various antics, off-the-ball tussles and...

Clever Business and a Quick Start May Prove Key for BVB

Whilst selling their best players to their fiercest rivals is something which most clubs would want to avoid by all means, Borussia Dortmund could...

How much of a future does Alexis Sánchez have at Barcelona?

Alexis Sánchez came to Barcelona with a big & growing reputation within the game. After being awarded the Serie A player of the year...

Diego Simeone makes Atletico Madrid believe once again

The departure of Radamel Falcao, arguably the world’s finest ‘pure’ striker right now, was a painful setback for Atlético Madrid during the early stages...

Erik Lamela – A Look at Spurs’ Immensely Talented Record Signing

River Plate’s relegation from the Primera División in 2011, the first time the most successful club in Argentina had ever been relegated, worsened the...

Are Manchester City Finally Ready to Challenge in Europe?

Manchester City’s rise in prowess in recent years coincided with Roberto Mancini’s appointment at the Etihad. Three trophies, including an FA Cup and that...