Posts Tagged ‘ blocks ’

Gary Cahill suits Chelsea statistically & tactically

January 20, 2012
Gary Cahill suits Chelsea statistically & tactically

It is often said that when building a side, you should start with the defence, but Andre Villas-Boas seems to be doing things in reverse.
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Manchester United 8-2 Arsenal: Wenger’s heaviest defeat as Arsenal manager

August 28, 2011
Manchester United 8-2 Arsenal: Wenger’s heaviest defeat as Arsenal manager

An astonishing game ended with a resounding Manchester United victory.
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Aston Villa 1-0 Man City: Bent strikes on debut

January 22, 2011
Aston Villa 1-0 Man City: Bent strikes on debut

Manchester City dominated the game but somehow managed to come away with nothing.
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Birmingham got a point from Manchester United, Hull didn’t. What was the difference?

January 9, 2010

This site, as much as any other, puts forward the view that successful football results can be attributed to thoughtful, well-crafted, intelligent tactics. Sometimes, though, it comes down to just putting your head in where it hurts. Manchester United went to both Hull and Birmingham recently, conceding a goal in each. But...
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