New youth teams for A-League clubs has seen a geographical shift in the distribution of Australia’s young talent, but Marconi Stallions is demonstrating it is possible for existing NPL clubs to produce quality young footballers.
Chelsea are Premier League champions in Antonio Conte’s first season in charge, after the Italian’s inspired tactical switch to a 3-4-3 system. So what can coaches learn from the Italian's masterful management?
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
Marcel Schmelzer spoke this week about the biggest difference between Thomas Tuchel and the managers' predecessor at Borussia Dortmund, Jurgen Klopp. https://twitter.com/Cnyari/status/644851395544416256 The quote gives an interesting insight into the working practice of Tuchel, a highly rated young coach whose stock has risen significantly following Dortmund's good start to the season. At the same time, Schmelzer's comment also … Continue reading Communication through a pass: explaining Thomas Tuchel’s obsessive attention to detail
Germany's World Cup triumph can be attributed to their youth development overhaul - and contains many important messages for Australian football
Sydney FC's appointment of Kelly Cross as their Academy's Technical Director reflects a changing emphasis in the A-League towards youth development