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    Football formation tactics explained ...

    Post  daib0 on Fri 25 Mar 2016, 11:33 pm

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    Football tactics explained: the most common formations ā€“ and how to beat them

    Starts: John Robertson presents a rock, paper, scissors guide to the most familiar strategies employed by contemporary coaches...
    If there's one thing that has permeated football debates since the birth of the sport, it's the validity and effectiveness of one formation over another. With no 'perfect' answer, history has seen an ebbing and flowing between one formation and the next as coaches try to overcome and reinvent the prevailing trends of the moment. This unyielding race towards new knowledge and innovation is one of the primary reasons behind the constant evolution of the sport. Without doubt, a coach that can implement a formation strategy that their peers are unfamiliar with has an enormous advantage going into a competition. Below we dissect some of the most popular formations in football today and highlight some of their most crucial strengths and weaknesses

    Brilliant round-up, spread out over 5 pages, so you'll need to click on page by page -
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