Will The Europa League Hinder Everton This Season?

Will The Europa League Hinder Everton This Season?

Every year the debate starts about how European football can affect teams, especially those who aren't used to the extra matches. This is a crucial reason I expect it to play a big part in Everton's season. Last season, they were admired for their fearless approach and attacking style of play, which brought in praise, especially for manager Roberto Martinez, but a shaky start to the season suggests that they could be in for an uncomfortable campaign, after picking up …
The Financial Side of Why Spurs Need to Sell Gareth Bale

The Financial Side of Why Spurs Need to Sell Gareth Bale

Right now it’s being rumoured that Real Madrid has made an offer for Gareth Bale that tops £75 million. I’m sure we will find out in the near future if there is any truth to that rumour, but if it does prove to be true, it would be a massive boost to the North London squad. I wrote about Gareth Bale about a week ago, and while there seemed to be some confusion surrounding the article, my basic premise was …
Liverpool's experimental tactical approach vs. Anji

Liverpool's experimental tactical approach vs. Anji

Marco Van Basten often spoke about an invisible cord that connected players within a formation, that one player's movements would directly affect another. The possession-based philosophical approach to football thinks about football in terms of space; how can a team control the game both with or without the ball? What was particularly interesting about the Anji match was that Rodgers’ Liverpool tactical approach moved away from the 1-4-3-3 that Rodgers has relied on since becoming the Liverpool manager. The Europa …
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