Liverpool FC’s Positional System Explained
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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
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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 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’ 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 Series
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Systems Football Series

This is a four-part series of articles that aims to introduce football coaches and fanatics to basic concepts in a systems football approach (such as tiki-taka, total football et al). The systems approach to football is founded upon a system of complexity and unity. In all cases the coaches role is to understand and explain … Continue reading