Az Arsenal és a Leicester találkozójával elkezdődött az angol Premier League 2017/2018-as szezonja. Nem is akárhogyan indult az idei bajnokság, hiszen egy nagyon fordulatos mérkőzésen a londoniak 4-3-ra voltak képesek legyőzni a két évvel ezelőtti meglepetés bajnokot. Mindkét csapat hozta a tőle megszokott játékot; amíg az Arsenal kreatív-passzjátékos filozófiával próbálkozott, addig a Leicester egy reaktív... Continue Reading →


We cannot close football in words. – Discussion with Slawek Morawski

I believe there are ideas, concepts that worth sharing. A few month ago I found a facebook page, that was so extraordinary compared to other football analysis sites. Its material is so clever, pure education. Later I decided to make an interview with the author of the page, and this article is the result. I... Continue Reading →

Huddersfield promoted to the Premier League led by David Wagner

Huddersfield won the English Championship playoff final at the Wembley so they got promoted to the top flight after 45 years. Their secret is a well-elaborated strategy and the spirit based on their manager David Wagner's drive. The German led them to the playoff final, and they got their well-deserved promotion with penalties.

Key defensive tactical principles

Every strategy, game plan or tactical approach ought to have a clear vision about the key principles it was built upon, and its weaknesses and strengths. The team must know how they want to attack and defend. These principles and guidelines help the players to orientate themselves in time and space across the pitch. Now... Continue Reading →

Tactical skills – the basics

This is the second piece of the series dedicated to acquaint the mental side of the beautiful game. In my previous article we discussed about the main characteristics of football, and we delved into the differences between the closed skills and open skills. Now we are going further to talk about the core principles of game intelligence.

Full-time: Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

So after three months and 13 games, The Blues's very impressive run of straight league wins comes to an end. A @Dele_Alli double lifts Spurs to 3rd place and declined Chelsea a record-breaking 14th consecutive #PL victory. Great performance by Alli, he was fantastic, but the work of Victor Wanyama and Mousa Dembele in midfield needs acknowledging. The players gave an outstanding gift to their manager, as this was Pochettino 150th match in Premier League.

5 things that made 2016 the most memorable year in football history

There were some high-flying events of the previous year. We had ups and downs, great achievements, and big failures. Leicester city demonstrated that we should dream and if we fight strong enough we can do great things. The Pogba transfer was the first 'social media' driven deal of history. The Portugal national team won the European championship despite they weren't the best but had great luck and Fernando Santos idea. Johan Cruyff died and we lost one of the greatest thinker and innovator of football. Chile won the Copa America centenario the oldest international tournament.

Sources to learn football

I would like to share some websites, blogs, twitter accounts and useful sources to get knowledge about football. There are some favourites, I highly recommend to dive into these great materials.

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