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Liverpool FC’s Positional System Explained
Brendan Rodgers / Football Philosophy / Football Theory / Liverpool FC / The Book: Tiki-Taka Handbook by Jed C.Davies / Tiki-Taka Football

Liverpool FC’s Positional System Explained

The following article was first published on EPLindex and offers the reader an understanding of the links and relationships between formation and the phases of play. The article gives a detailed account and diagrammatic explanation into how the ‘football ecosystem’ approach to formation is an adaptable and flexible approach to football. The processes of football … Continue reading

Brendan Rodgers’ Tactical Variances & Current Progress Issues
Brendan Rodgers / Football Philosophy / Liverpool FC / Tiki-Taka Football

Brendan Rodgers’ Tactical Variances & Current Progress Issues

The following article was first published on EPLindex and offers an invaluable insight into tactical variations within Brendan Rodgers’ philosophy of football. The article also reveals an exclusive diagram from the up and coming Tiki-Taka Handbook and explores a more in-depth view of formation in football. The article ends discussing the future possibilities for how … Continue reading

An Analysis Of Goals & Their Assists To Offer Purposeful Tactical Related Information
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An Analysis Of Goals & Their Assists To Offer Purposeful Tactical Related Information

The following article was first published on EPLindex and offers key information about goal assists and scored from the English Premier League 2011/12. Every goal was examined and plotted to determine tactical information about how a team should approach defending and how a team should approach goal creation. This analysis has been undertaken to simply … Continue reading

An Analysis of Liverpool’s Tactical Progress Towards Brendan Rodgers’ Ideal
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An Analysis of Liverpool’s Tactical Progress Towards Brendan Rodgers’ Ideal

The following article was first published on EPLindex and offers an insight into a methodology of how to examine the progress of Liverpool FC under Brendan Rodgers. Of course possession is a wonderful stat, but ultimately it is a tool for other objectives; how should we measure the progress made? This article suggests that exploring … Continue reading

Brendan Rodgers’ Tactical Philosophy: How will Liverpool FC adapt? 2.0
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Brendan Rodgers’ Tactical Philosophy: How will Liverpool FC adapt? 2.0

The following article was first published on EPLindex, later on Liverpool Football Club’s official website, published in This Is Anfield‘s ebook ‘Welcome to Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers’ and on The Path is Made By Walking. The article is considered to be a landmark article written by Jed C.Davies and received over one million views on the … Continue reading

Brendan Rodgers’ Swansea Philosophy 1.0
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Brendan Rodgers’ Swansea Philosophy 1.0

The following article was originally published on The Path is Made By Walking and later posted on Liverpool Football Club’s official website The ‘long ball’ tactic was first conceived in the 1950’s by theorist Charles Reep in England. Reep was a football enthusiast and analyst who studied in great lengths the number of passes that … Continue reading

Systems Football: Part Four
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Systems Football: Part Four

First written and published on EPLindex.com by Jed C.Davies of TPiMBW Part four of this series isolates the scenario of playing against a team who sits deep and hits you on the counter attack (Chelsea v Barcelona 2012) and proposes a few practical solutions. This is a scenario that occurs more and more frequently in … Continue reading