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13 Soccer Coaching Lessons from Sir Alex Ferguson

One of the greatest soccer managers of all time. Sir Alex Ferguson won everything there is to win with Man United. Over the course of his twenty-six years at the club, he won a staggering thirty-eight trophies. His United teams dominated the Premier League for the best part of three decades. One of the most incredible things was […]

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How to Easily Execute a Soccer Volley (10-Step Guide)

Smashing the ball into the back of the net from a volley is one of the most satisfying things a player will ever experience in soccer. In part, this is because it’s so hard to get right. But when you do, the results can be spectacular. Who could forget such majestic goals as Zidane’s Champions League winning strike […]

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What is a ‘False 9’ in Soccer? (Explained)

Throughout the history of soccer, tactical innovations have continually pushed the game forward as each generation of coaches has looked to gain an advantage over their opponents. While the ‘False 9’ has been used to great effect in recent years by Guardiola’s mesmerising Barcelona and Del Bosque’s Spain who won Euro 2012, the role surprisingly dates […]

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