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Champions League
Can Ajax and Barca's renewed love affair survive a honeymoon in Madrid?
12:00 Saturday 20th April 2019

If there is one god, She fancies herself a playwright.  The life she scripts for us is filled with comedy and drama. Two of the funniest jokes in the world are that Donald Trump declared himself a presidential candidate and David Cameron…

World Cup
Forget possession stats; Counterattack rules Russia 2018
15:30 Monday 9th July 2018

The end is in sight. The most anticipated and publicized football event on the planet is reaching its zenith. What will you do with your life after next week? Oh, right, the transfer window. This has been a World Cup that has lived…

Premier League
Man City: Champions elect?
10:00 Saturday 31st March 2018

With eight games to go, City are 16 points beyond rivals Manchester United in the Premier League title race. When the gap was just 11, Pep Guardiola told a Mirror reporter he had not expected to run away from the pack so easily, that it was…

Opinion
The death of possession football
17:00 Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Possession football was easily the best tactic introduced in the last decade. Many teams had been playing a ‘keep ball' system prior to Barcelona and Spain's rampant successes with the style but has possession football lost its edge? With teams…

Spain
The Possession Game (Tiki-Taka) - Is It Effective?
13:00 Sunday 15th January 2017

These days, if you go to see your favourite team you may find your side or the opposition to be playing a possession style tactic. But why has this evolved so much over recent years? We've seen games where teams will pass around the back four…