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Tactic: Looking for goal with the midfielder

We exclusively discover how Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough FC works in a typical week. All the members of the technical staff participate, devoting up to 60 hours of work in preparation for every game, with an average of 8-9 hours per day. Karanka's mentality in relation to teamwork, is linked to his ability to adapt to changes brought about through modernization in football. As well as his constant development and evolution through training.The explosion of tiki-taka thanks to European, global and national successes, especially the example of Barcelona FC, made a more technical and spectacular football more fashionable in recent seasons, based on the dribble and pass, with the rediscovery of players not too physically strong, but excellent in the technical side and called to be the key players in teams that use this "new" approach that relies more on the ball and the short pass, and much less a in direct and physical football.

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Training microcycle for 10-12 year old youth category

Bearing in mind the characteristics of the young players in the 10-12 year range who play football-8 , we are going to develop an example of specific weekly programming adapted to the reality of this stage in the evolution of the children.

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Physical preparation: Rehabilitation of injury ACL

Review of ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (Falcao) and Break of the Meniscus (Luis Suarez and Vidal) Proposed quantization with GPS devices for rehabilitation of hamstring

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Report: Seattle Sounders F.C.

Out of the running for the play-offs in September, the Emerald team fought back to end up winning their first MLS title. A title they won following a vibrant final against Toronto, with goalkeeper Frei as the great hero with an outstanding save.

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Variability in the training of speed in youth football

Athletic Training or Football Training? There have been many arguments raised in recent times about the different training methods currently used in football. High level fundamental points in the physical fitness area have been questioned, with new trends against, marking a territory between those who want to train with the game and those with much more simplified methods. For this reason we will try to get into two streams regarding the training of speed, and give a practical point of view for the development of this quality within the structures of youth football, as we consider it very important to make the necessary differences between training sessions for footballers in the First Division with those in the formative years.

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The penalty: Psychology to win the lottery

  In this month's article we will analyse its particular characteristics, the role of the mental factor, and how this affects the most common strategies used by players to face them. Furthermore, we will present some psychological strategies that will increase performance at the moment of taking them or trying to save them

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U.S. MNT Face Jamaica as U17 World Cup Journey Begins

Sunday sees Group C take to the field with the U.S.A. going up against Jamaica at 1:30 while El Salvador challenge Mexico in the late match at 3:00. By Peter Nolan

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NWSL Roundup

Five years on and still standing, NWSL entered that fifth season this weekend armed with a new national game of the week on Lifetime, a streaming deal with go90. By Peter Nolan

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Teen Sensation Mallory Pugh Turns Pro

Without ever having played an official game at UCLA U.S. WNT star Mallory Pugh has decided to turn pro with Sport's Illustrated's Grant Wahl reporting that Pugh has signed with agent Richard Motzkin. By Peter Nolan

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U.S. Hammer Jamaica to Start CONCACAF Play

After a slow start, the U.S. MNT overran Jamaica Sunday afternoon in Panama City behind a pair of goals and an assist from Ayo Akinola. By Peter Nolan

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MLS - Big 5

In another busy week of MLS action the Tim Howard incident goes straight to the top of this week's MLS Big - 5. By Peter Nolan

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U.S. Soccer Joins With Mexico and Canada in 2026 World Cup Bid

?We have the full support of the United States government in this project, the President of the United States is fully supportive and encouraged us to have this joint bid." By Peter Nolan