Nathan Boroda

Sheffield United’s tactical excellence goes beyond overlaps

Sheffield United’s fairy-tale rise from Championship runners-up to top-half finishers is surely the story of this year’s Premier League season. The main protagonist of this story is, of course, the Blades’ affable coach Chris Wilder, whose tactical nous and inspirational leadership has led his boyhood side from League One to...
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Posted Jul. 30, 2020

Arteta’s back three could revolutionise Arsenal’s approach

In recent weeks coverage of Arsenal has gone from revolution to crisis and back to revolution again. But underneath the media narrative, there has been a decisive shift in Mikel Arteta’s tactics, with the Arsenal manager opting to play with a back three. While its inherent fluidity means it is...
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Posted Jul. 12, 2020

Liverpool’s success is rooted in getting small details right

After Chelsea’s win over Manchester City, the inevitable was confirmed: Liverpool ended their 30-year drought to become champions once again. Much is made of Jurgen Klopp’s man-management, but that alone is not enough to win a title. Tactically, Klopp’s side have been impeccable this season. Ostensibly Liverpool line-up in a...
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Posted Jun. 30, 2020