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What does a player-centred coaching environment actually look like?

The term ‘player-centred’ is perhaps the buzz word in coaching at the moment, but what does it look like in practice?

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How technology can be integrated into athlete and team preparation

Developing a hypothetical technology plan coaches could utilize to improve athlete preparation and understanding ahead of a national team camp for soccer.

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Just Football – Socceroos preview

An extensive preview of the Socceroos for the Asian Cup, detailing their history, manager, key players and tactical approach

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Australia Scout and the 2015 Asian Cup

Asian football’s biggest tournament is coming to Australia and coming to Australia Scout!

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Breakdown: Nathan Burns ends seven year itch

Seven years after making his international debut, Nathan Burns returns to the Socceroos squad that will take on the continent’s best in January’s Asian Cup – but where does he fit in?

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Match Analysis: FFA Cup Final – Adelaide United 1-0 Perth Glory

Cirio’s sixth goal in five FFA Cup games proved the difference as Adelaide won the inaugural competition on home soil.

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Breakdown: FFA Cup Final tactical preview

Tuesday night’s FFA Cup Final will be contested by two teams that have enjoyed excellent upward trajectories this season, though for somewhat different reasons.

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Breakdown: are the Wanderers dealing with their pressing problems?

A look at what has gone right and wrong for the Western Sydney Wanderers in their successful and disastrous season so far, and why there is great encouragement for the future

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Breakdown: Perth exploit Wellington’s weaknesses

Right from kick-off Perth Glory made their intentions clear against the Wellington Phoenix, immediately knocking a long ball in behind for Andy Keogh and Youssouf Hersi to chase.

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Australia Scout on the FTSAL Podcast – Round Five 2014/15

A transcript of Australia Scout’s tactical analysis segment from Round Five on the weekly From the Stands podcast

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Breakdown: no Victory, but Jets show signs of improvement

Newcastle Jets were the victim of some outrageous scheduling to to start the season, but at home for the first time showed some signs of improvement

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Breakdown: Zonal v man-marking in the A-League

A perennial debate in football is about marking at set-pieces, but increasingly, the same argument can also be applied in the midfield zone