Daily Archives: January 17, 2011

As if Roberto Carlos wasn’t awesome enough

Add this to his list of one of a kind goals… He sees the keeper off his line not paying attention (really keeper, what are you thinking, that’s Roberto Carlos taking the corner) and he essentially one steps into it … Continue reading

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Yaya Toure vs Scott Parker: who’s more box to box?

Fred just raised a good point in the comments about Scott Parker of West Ham being a similar type player (albeit without the supporting cast). Parker has long been considered a hard working, hard tackling midfielder and he has four … Continue reading

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Yaya Toure is one of a rare breed: the box to box midfielder

For all Man City fans who got directed here from mancityfans.net, here’s another post (written same day comparing Toure to Scott Parker). Click here if you’re interested. Lots of Whitecaps fans looking forward to City coming here on July 18. … Continue reading

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Attacking corner: for use against man to man defending

What’s important to remember (and it was really the subtext in the last post on defending corners) is that the success of your coaching is not defined by the drills or set pieces you put together but rather knowing why … Continue reading

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Defending corner kicks: U13 to U18 youth soccer

Been messing around with the iPad again. Still waiting for TacticBoard to come out with a revised version that lets you just have a green background so you can set up drills without using a fully lined field but it’s … Continue reading

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