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Tactical analysis of Toronto F.C.

After 16 games, Toronto FC lead the Eastern Conference with a total of 32 points, just one more than their immediate challenger, Chicago Fire. After the setback of losing 3-0 to New England Revolution, they again returned to winning ways by beating the bottom placed team in the league - DC United .

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Tactical defensive concepts: Technical-tactical application in paired dynamic situation

In this new edition of the magazine, we enter the world of amateur football, adding this work to the one which we have been developing periodically in the youth football section. In our first publication, we present a proposal for tactical work in pairs, putting into practice a continuous workout, which as a principal objective will develop different defensive concepts. In a personal way, and trying to find maximum efficiency in the work, beforehand we will pair up players of the same positions or who play in the same sector of the pitch (2 central defenders / right +left / 2 central midfielders /central midfielder + right full-back / play-maker + attacking midfielder)

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Laterality of the football goalkeeper, an indicator of corporal intelligence

Many of the answers to questions related primarily to the performance of the goalkeeper, in particular with laterality, personality and decision making are found in studies of Neuroscience and Sport, through which we know that the goalkeeper is a mixture of biomechanical-emotional reactions. Who after obtaining the necessary information necessary to respond, interprets and processes this information mentally, and acts with brain programmes which help to better understand why the choice of either one technical response or another to a specific tactical situation collectively or individually is made.

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Training the pass through played exercises

The PASS is considered the fundamental principle of collective play. Because of this and due to the fact it is an important part within football technique, we present the following work. After a brief conceptual explanation, we will show a series of exercises to work on the pass through global tasks and moves.

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The move. Maradona’s goal, quarter-final Mexico 1986

The goals from Zidane in the World Cup final 98 ', the impossible swerving shot from Roberto Carlos, the work of art of Pele in Sweden 1958' ... Jonatan Alba, collaborator at Fútbol-Táctico and level III coach, analyzes from another point of view the most important goals in football history. Many of which are the result of great decision making, but some also hide serious tactical errors.

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Defensive fundamentals of the 1-4-2-3-1 system. Goalkeeper and defensive line.

focuses on presenting and explaining the system of play 1-4-2-3-1, a very current system. In this second part it focuses on explaining individual tactical fundamentals and their relationship with other teammates, especially the goalkeeper and the defensive line. The functions they have to perform and the movements to be made, both with and without the ball.

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Lloyd Lone U.S. Nominee for FIFA Prize as Ronaldo Tops Men's Group

FIFA has released the shortlists for both the men's and women's Player of the Year Awards, the first since the sport's governing body separated its award from the Ballon d'Or. By Peter Nolan

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NWSL - Roundup

Unfortunately, injuries to Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd top this week?s NWSL Roundup. Seattle Reign winger Rapinoe has already undergone arthroscopic surgery on her knee and the league?s leading goal scorer will miss five weeks. By Peter Nolan

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Shots Fired in Pro/Rel War

Another shot was fired Thursday in the increasingly volatile Pro/Rel war as Miami FC and Kingston Stockdale FC filed a claim against the U.S. Soccer Federation, FIFA, and CONCACAF. By Peter Nolan

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It's Puli-Time at BVB!

The Bundesliga is back and that means one thing and one thing only for the American soccer fan- it's Puli-time! By Peter Nolan

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USA, Mexico, Canada Bid Unveils Preliminary City Host Candidates for 2026 World Cup

49 stadiums in 44 cities are on the list of potential World Cup host cities released today by the 2026 United Bid Committee. By Peter Nolan

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Morrocco Challenge Bid for 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico, and Canada will hope to keep the 2026 World Cup off of the Road to Morocco, as the African nation emerged as the only challenger. By Peter Nolan