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Analysing the Roberto Martínez system at Everton

YOU CAN’T ACCUSE EVERTON MANAGER Roberto Martínez of taking the easy route. Throughout his career he has made choices and moves that have taken him out of his comfort zone. These difficult choices…

Mauricio Pochettino’s Bielsa-esque work at Tottenham

The term ‘Coaching Tree’ is one that is familiar to those that follow American sports. There, coaches spend time learning under more experienced colleagues before branching out from their mentor to form careers…

The tactical nuances of Napoli under Maurizio Sarri

IT HAS BEEN 25 YEARS SINCE NAPOLI last won the Scudetto as champions of Italy – and in that time the myth around their title win has grown. While it is undeniable that…

Georginio Wijnaldum, Newcastle and the Double Pivot

LAST SEASON WAS ONE OF RELATIVE DISAPPOINTMENT for Newcastle United as a series of insipid performances with little defensive structure or attacking intent still resulted in the ultimate goal of Premier League safety.…