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Restarts

By Tom Turner

Given the paucity of goals in soccer, restart situations often present some of the best scoring opportunities in close games. Accordingly, it is almost standard for the top teams to utilize live and still image technology in their scouting to prepare for upcoming opponents. 495 more words

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Part II: The Defending Phases

By Tom Turner

(If you missed them, you can read the introduction to this series and Part One)

Defending Against the Counter-Attack.
Knowing that the counter-attack is a pivotal tactic, good teams will look to develop transition skills that slow or stop an opponent’s immediate forward progress. 720 more words

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The Better Team Lost! Exploring Soccer's Phases of Play: Part 1 - Attacking Phases

By Tom Turner

Part I. The Attacking Phases

Attacking and Building-up
Soccer is a game of passing and dribbling, with the objective of scoring more goals than the opponent. 1,410 more words

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RSC THE TEMPEST - REVIEW

We are such stuff as dreams are made on.

Gregory Doran’s latest venture as Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company was met with almost tempestuous excitement/apprehension.

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The Better Team Lost!: Exploring Soccer’s Phases of Play

By Tom Turner

Introduction
Anyone who has been around soccer for any length of time will appreciate that the better team doesn’t always win. In no other sport can a team dominate possession, dominate the number of scoring chances, dominate the number of attacking restarts, and yet fail to secure a worthy result. 730 more words

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