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The Education of Rafael

January 21, 2011

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Rafael is the 20 year old Brazilian right back who plays for Manchetser United. When he came to the club he was a typical Brazilian wingback in that his attacking game was much better than his defending but his game is becoming more balanced now.He has been at the club for more than two years […]

Defensive Midfielders – The incentives of production

July 20, 2010

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This year’s World Cup has shown just how important it is to play with a holding midfielder. These kind of players have become a tactical necessity but they do not all perform the same role. We have seen different interpretations of the holding midfielder from Sergio Busquets to Nigel De Jong to Rafael Marquez to […]