I, the 23-year-old Tim Palmer, started writing about football in 2010 when I was 16 years old, simply because I enjoyed making sense of football matches. This has now grown into a passion for developing a career as a coach and analyst. In 2011 I started the blog Australia Scout, which focused on Australian football (including the A-League and Socceroos). It […]
Australia struggled in the first half, but eventually secured a point in an intense World Cup qualifier.
The Catalan already has City clicking into gear. How has he done it?
Antonio Conte’s perfectly drilled 3-5-2 system lead Italy to a resounding defeat of defending champions Spain
Michael O’Neill utilised an unusual yet effective system of play to ensure Northern Ireland could disrupt Wales build-up play in their Euro 2016 Round of 16 match
Using Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona side as a case study, an introduction to the subtle mechanics of build up play in the context of a Game Model emphasising effective possession
Mauricio Pochettino’s counterpressing approach has transformed Tottenham into a dynamic, proactive side
An analysis of how Melbourne City were able to utilise their wing-backs to great effect in a 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix
A look at how Borussia Monchengladbach attempted to disrupt Borussia Dortmund’s build up play with a man-marking defensive scheme
The league’s best attack met the best defence in an exciting, high-tempo A-League classic.