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Coaching Tactical Theory

Coaching build up play in football

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

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Tactical Theory

Thinking outside the box: learning from the modern goalkeeper coach

Robert Matosevic is a goalkeeper coach pushing the boundaries of what we expect from the modern goalkeeper

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Tactical Theory

Tactical Theory: what is counterpressing?

An analysis of counterpressing, one of the more fascinating recent developments in football tactics

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A-League Tactical Theory

Pressing: an in-depth analysis, and how it defined the Melbourne Derby

The pressing from either side dictated the tactical battle as City’s sprung a surprise win in the Melbourne derby

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Socceroos Tactical Theory

The tactical theory of pressing, and how Ange Postecoglou’s Socceroos press

Pressing is a vital feature of Ange Postecoglou’s Socceroos side, although modern interpretations of it remain somewhat misguided