Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have a clear, organised defensive system married with a superb, strong mentality
Analysis of Australia's 0-1 defeat to Jordan in their opening match of the 2019 Asian Cup
An extensive look at Sarri's style of play in attack, and areas of improvement in Chelsea's current implementation
A video of Thomas Tuchel explaining the evolution of his coaching methodology with specific reference to the use of deliberate pitch modifications to create emergent behaviours has stirred interest in the use of constraints-led coaching in football.
The term 'player-centred' is perhaps the buzz word in coaching at the moment, but what does it look like in practice?
By and large, Maurizio Sarri's start to life at Chelsea has been relatively positive, and the side remains unbeaten after 12 Premier League games. There have been obvious stylistic and cultural changes from his predecessor, Antonio Conte. There is now an increased emphasis on moving the ball forward through combination play, even under high pressure [...]
The Uruguayan is one of the A-League's best ever strikers, but has not hit the same heights this season
Adelaide played out an entertaining draw with Newcastle Jets in the second round of the new A-League season.
The FFA Cup Final was a high-quality, high-octane game of football settled by Craig Goodwin's two spectacular goals. Goodwin's goals added quality, but the real value in this match came from the atmosphere and intensity generated by both sides. External factors like attendance are often ignored in tactical analysis, but the contribution of the packed, [...]
Lost in the hype around Melbourne Victory’s headline signing of Keisuke Honda was how Kevin Muscat would fit the playmaker into his side. Having already signed James Troisi to an Australian marquee deal, and both players typically playing as no.10s, it was not entirely clear how he would manage to get both into a starting [...]
A major injury may have dealt a major blow to Sydney FC's hopes this season
A look at how Australia's next World Cup 2018 opponents, Denmark, set up tactically