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The basics of the 3-4-3 soccer formation

3-4-3 Soccer formation The 3-4-3 formation was created in the late nineties as a an attempt to counter the almighty 4-4-2 soccer formation that was dominant at the time and […]

The players role in the 3-4-3 formation

The 3-4-3 soccer formation The 3-4-3 soccer formation is an offensive minded soccer formation. With only three defenders at the back and three strikers one can already assume that the […]

The basics of the 4-1-4-1 Formation

4-1-4-1 Soccer formation The 4-1-4-1 is a relatively recent organic development and actually stems from either the 4-3-3 formation or from the 4-2-3-1 formation. In many ways, it is the […]

The players role in the 4-1-4-1 formation

Pep Guardiola revolutionized the uses of the 4-1-4-1 soccer formation and made his Bayern team dominant and entertaining. In the first article we’ve come to understand every aspect of this […]

The 4-1-4-1 soccer formation for beginners

The 4-1-4-1 is a relatively recent organic development and actually stems from either the 4-3-3 formation or from the 4-2-3-1 formation. In many ways, it is the formation’s next tactical […]

The basics of the 4-3-3 formation

The 4-3-3 formation is one of the most used football systems by today’s coaches. So many teams play with this formation like FC Barcelona,Real Madrid, Liverpool and i can go […]

Football/Soccer books you have to read

Every football fan, soccer coach and player should aim at developing his knowledge of the game. And reading books is the most essential part of the learning process of every […]

Football training : Warm-up drills

Warm-ups are the physical exercises destined to prepare the body for a physical performance and focus the mind on the football training that lies ahead Is warming up important ? Warm-ups are exercises performed before a performance or a practice.It prepares the body ,through gradually activating the muscles, for the […]

The 3-5-2 football formation explained

By now you most have acknowledged the importance of formations and systems in football and you are itching to know more about them, How they work ? what are their […]

Football formations explained

No one can deny the role that coaches and their philosophy play in their team’s performances throughout the season. As a matter of fact they are held responsible for both […]


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