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Top ten managers of the World Cup

July 20, 2010
Top ten managers of the World Cup

Sometimes in-depth tactical analysis can overcomplicate the fairly basic job of a manager – to get the best out of his players. Here are the ten managers who did that well at this World Cup.
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ZM’s World Cup 2010 Best XI

July 19, 2010
ZM’s World Cup 2010 Best XI

This was the tournament in which many of the big names failed to perform, but few of this XI were
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The final analysis, part five: Iniesta takes up increasingly advanced positions before pouncing

July 18, 2010
The final analysis, part five: Iniesta takes up increasingly advanced positions before pouncing

The first sign that Andres Iniesta was the danger man came midway through the second half of normal time, when he found himself through on goal (pink), but took too long to get a shot away.
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The final analysis, part four: second half changes on the flanks

July 17, 2010
The final analysis, part four: second half changes on the flanks

As the game wore on, Arjen Robben took up even more advanced and central positions when Holland had the ball.
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