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Ipswich Revolution - End of Year Report

Well it’s been a long time coming but I have finally reached the end of the season with Ipswich and my its been a roller coaster of a year, as it’s been awhile since I posted about this save we’love do a little re-cap of my aims. 691 more words


Ipswich Revolution - Pre-Season

Pre- Season is done and dusted, I used the time to trial both tactics, 3 games for each, game one was using the double pivot, game two was using the single pivot, that’s how many games it took me to make 2 massive decisions with my squad, we needed a new DM and a new AM, that could work in both tactics but when their staring role came they could shine brightly. 319 more words


Ipswich Revolution - Ground Zero

Finally I am able to begin this story in earnest, Jacob O’Sullivan takes the hot seat for the tractor boys, we’ll have a look at how I approach the game before we hit the continue button even once. 591 more words


Blanc's Back Three Blunts PSG

Laurent Blanc’s baffling decision to opt for a 3-3-2-2 formation rendered his PSG side impotent going forward, helping Manchester City to secure their debut Champions League semi-final appearance. 424 more words


Leicester City 0-0 Manchester City: Ranieri and Pellegrini Both Spring Tactical Surprises

Leicester City will go into the New Year level on points with Arsenal at the top of the Premier League, after an uneventful – but tactically interesting – scoreless draw against Manchester City. 568 more words


Ireland 2-0 Bosnia: O'Neill persists with diamond formation that sparked Ireland's dramatic reversal in fortunes

One year and two days ago, the Republic of Ireland lost away to Scotland by a single goal. The nation’s chances of even securing a playoff looked remote at best. 1,154 more words


Bosnia 1-1 Ireland: Ireland withstand barrage on left-flank to take the edge

Mehmed Bazdarevic, manager of Bosnia-Herzegovina, had clearly done his homework. Recordings of Ireland’s recent visit to Warsaw would have revealed a fragile Irish left-flank, that crumbled in the face of Polish probing to deny Ireland automatic passage to next summer’s European Championship finals in France. 952 more words