Season 2#2: Laying foundations

March 2018 – Playoffs

a string of mixed results after the break concluded by a disappointing defeat at the hands of Botoșani hand us a 13th placed finish at the end of the regular division fixtures Continue reading “Season 2#2: Laying foundations”

The Libero: Part I – a Total Defending approach

hello and welcome 🙂 For a long time now I’ve been fascinated by the idea of developing a style of football that presents something new and perhaps unconventional. If you’ve read any of my previous tactical experiments you might have noticed I’m quite drawn to asymmetry and different interpretations of certain aspects of football. Continue reading “The Libero: Part I – a Total Defending approach”

Season 1#2: Getting the youth conveyor belt started

Here we are. It’s preseason time and we’re set to play our first ever competitive match since the club was founded, just under a few months ago . Straight away, some really good news for the club as two inspiring figures of world-football join Sparta’s backroom team.

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