Employing A More Direct Style – Verticality

When it talks like a hipster and does things a hipster does, it must be a hipster. Lord, I know can sound like a hipster cunt at times so just brace yourselves for some more name-dropping and throwing around fashionable phrases like it’s nothing. This article will focuss on verticality or as non-hipsters would call Read more about Employing A More Direct Style – Verticality[…]

Layering Attacks; Implementing The Central Winger Role Into My Strikerless Formation

My comrade Jonathon Aspey has been raving about the central winger role lately. In a nutshell, the central winger is a “new” type of midfielder. Much like the False 9, his distinguishable features lie in the fact that, unlike a traditional playmaker who stays behind the striker in the centre of the pitch, his goal is to drift out Read more about Layering Attacks; Implementing The Central Winger Role Into My Strikerless Formation[…]

The Withdrawn Targetman Saga; The Rise Of The Targetganche™

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was in dire need of a Plan B for my strikerless formations. The idea I had was to mix up Stoke City under Pulis, an aggressive, direct style of play, with the fluid motions of the strikerless style I normally play. With opposing teams ceding their wings to Read more about The Withdrawn Targetman Saga; The Rise Of The Targetganche™[…]

The Withdrawn Targetman Saga; Before Success Comes Some Sort Of Failure Apparently

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was in dire need of a Plan B for my strikerless formations. The idea I had was to mix up Stoke City under Pulis, an aggressive, direct style of play, with the fluid motions of the strikerless style I normally play. With opposing teams ceding their wings Read more about The Withdrawn Targetman Saga; Before Success Comes Some Sort Of Failure Apparently[…]

Creating A Plan B; The Withdrawn Targetman Saga

Having the strikerless style pretty much tailored to suit the strengths of my team, I have dominated the Dutch league and Europe over the past decade or so. More and more teams are changing their style to try and combat my strikerless formation. On the one hand, that’s a huge compliment to my effective style Read more about Creating A Plan B; The Withdrawn Targetman Saga[…]