Posts Tagged ‘ finishing ’

Miroslav Klose: the last poacher?

July 22, 2014
Miroslav Klose: the last poacher?

Ordinarily, a striker surpassing the all-time World Cup goalscoring record would be the major story of the day, but Miroslav Klose’s 16th goal came in Germany’s historic 7-1 thrashing of Brazil – so it was nothing more than a subplot.
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Milan 1-2 Juventus: Allegri’s side dominate early on, but weakness in wide areas costs them again

November 1, 2010
Milan 1-2 Juventus: Allegri’s side dominate early on, but weakness in wide areas costs them again

Milan had more chances, but Juventus were more clinical and took three points away from the San Siro.
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How the 2000s changed tactics #6: The death of the ‘poacher’

February 21, 2010
How the 2000s changed tactics #6: The death of the ‘poacher’

If you could travel back to the mid 90s and ask 100 football fans who the best finisher in the Premiership was, you’d find a majority telling you the answer was Robbie Fowler. He wasn’t tall, he wasn’t fast, he wasn’t strong and he wasn’t mobile, but if you gave him the ball, he...
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