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A-League Analysis

The ACL took Sydney FC out of their tactical comfort zone

Sydney FC’s initial Asian Champions League match highlighted many areas for improvement

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A-League Analysis

How Boogaard and Topor-Stanley have developed one of the A-League’s best partnerships

Nigel Boogaard and Nikolai Topor-Stanley have been an integral part of Newcastle’s successful A-League season

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Darije Kalezic’s Phoenix are doing whatever it takes to win

Darije Kalezic’s tactical approach with the Wellington Phoenix is centred on a results-based philosophy

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Exploring Antonio Conte’s variation of positional play

The prolific combination between Cesar Azpilicueta and Alvaro Morata is a superb example of how Antonio Conte’s positional play gets the best out of his key players

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Does Kenny Lowe make Perth Glory a better team?

Perth Glory’s lack of tactical direction raises questions about the ability of Kenny Lowe to take his team forward

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A-League Analysis

A-League needs more flavour to revive a stale product

Why are so few A-League clubs being bold in their tactical approaches?

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A-League Analysis

Is Melbourne City heeding the lessons of Guardiola and Postecoglou?

Manchester City have dominated the Premier League this season, but their influence extends globally, all the way to Melbourne.

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Analysis Socceroos

Assessing the tactical fit of the main Socceroos coaching candidates

Graham Arnold, Tony Popovic, Marcelo Bielsa & Ralf Rangnick appear to be the main candidates on the Socceroos shortlist, but who is the best fit for the job?

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Pep Guardiola’s positional play and zone rules that have helped Manchester City dominate the Premier League

Pep Guardiola’s complex positional play framework is key to their incredible transformation into one of the Premier League’s all-time greatest teams

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Dimitri Petratos the blossoming flower of the Jets’ rapid improvement

Ten rounds into this A-League season, the Newcastle Jets have stunned in their surge to second place, with Dimitri Petratos the playmaker at the heart of their success.

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How Paul Okon’s getting the best out of his brave Mariners

The Central Coast Mariners have been inconsistent in their results this season, but their football has been consistently impressive to watch.

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How Josep Gombau has already evolved the Western Sydney Wanderers

Josep Gombau’s general approach is similar to the Wanderers existing style of play, but he has introduced subtle tweaks that make him different from his predecessor