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The Education of Rafael

January 21, 2011


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 […]

Manchester United’s 4-5-1 – external article

November 5, 2010


I wrote an article for Football Farrago on Manchester United’s alternative 4-5-1 tactic that they use in Europe.  You can read it HERE.


September 20, 2010


Rangers surprised Manchester United (and the whole world) with an ultra-defensive 5 man defense in their Champion’s League opener. This is a formation that is tailor-made to neutralize a 442, which is what Manchester United insisted on playing even when it was clearly not working.  The two shapes are shown below. THE BEAUTY OF THE […]