Was Bruce Grobbelaar the original sweeper keeper?

Bruce Grobbelaar – The original sweeper keeper Manuel Neuer has been credited with re-defining the role of a goalkeeper in the modern game.  Neuer has been described as a “sweeper-keeper” because of his unique playing style. However this style of goalkeeping has been seen before, many years ago in England. Bruce Grobbelaar was signed on loan by Crewe Alexandra in

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Tactical Analysis: Should James Milner be an England regular?

James Milner has made 35 appearances for England since first appearing for the senior national side in 2009. In this time he has become a regular figure in the squads appearing at both World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012 as well as being a central figure to Roy Hodgson’s plans in the World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign. Milner was typically

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Tactical Analysis: Is a 3-3-4 the tactical future for Antonio Conte’s Juventus?

4-2-4, 4-3-3, 3-5-1-1, 3-5-2…since he took over the Juventus job three seasons ago, Conte has been extremely flexible in changing his formation according to his players’ skills. He started doing it when he switched his initial thoughts from the successful 4-2-4 he utilized in the first part of his coaching career to a 4-3-3 and a 3-5-2 so as to

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