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Individual technique and its training: Analytical Methodology

In our following publications in the section dealing with TECHNIQUE, we will provide a different vision from a methodological point of view, for the work of individual technique in football. In the following article we will discuss the methodology of the training of technique through performing analytical exercises; the execution of isolated exercises, undertaken in most cases without real opposition.

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Injury of patellofemoral cartilage in the knee of a footballer: Proposal for functional sporting rehabilitation

In this article we address the different aspects of the sport functional rehabilitation process (FRP) injury of patellofemoral cartilage in one knee of a professional footballer. We will begin by discussing the treatment of the injury, to later explain in detail our proposed FRP. We finish by presenting examples of sessions for different stages of FRP

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Positonal rondos and phases of combination play, part II.

In this new edition of the magazine, we propose a series of exercises (positional rondos), with the objective of improving the combination play of our team, and in particular for the improvement of aspects of execution and decision making that influence the various stages of the same (initiation/ creation / completion). To do this, we will undertake exercises based on positional rondos, in which, our players try to keep  possession of the ball, and progress towards new spaces under directed or non-directed situations with a predetermined tactical structure.

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Essential aspects for the construction of a defensive football team.

First of all, I want to emphasize that a team that defends well, attacks better, and team that attacks well, also defends better, that is to say, defence and attack in football are indivisible. But as part of the cycle of play we can structure a number of factors that help in building a defensive team, regardless of the model of play being developed, which characterize these factors uniquely.

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Fixation as determining intention in the construction of attack situations.

With the start of the coaching courses we also began that journey towards where they stopped and hid away the experiences of a few. Each teacher was trying to recruit disciples through disclosing their truth and suppress any attempt at individual thoughts that might contradict or question the certainties expressed.

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Exercises for working on progression in play in youth football.

Within the attacking phase of the game we find a tactical principle which often goes unnoticed, but which every player applies from their beginnings in the sport, as it is an essential part of them, and it is nothing more than - reach the opposition goal area with the ball, and try to score a goal. We will delve deeper into this tactical principle, known as PROGRESSION IN PLAY, providing a brief theoretical outline and presenting a series of exercises for its development.

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FIFA U20 World Cup Opens With a Few Surprize Results

The United States men's U20 World Cup journey begins Monday in South Korea with a matchup against a highly rated Ecuador team missing key players to injury and unavailability. By Peter Nolan

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NWSL Roundup

Normally we like to honor chronology in our Roundup but when we have a match that features one team's first loss and another's first win we are willing to break protocol. By Peter Nolan

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MLS - Big 5

New York City FC has announced that 2016 MLS MVP David Villa, nickname-The Kid, or El Guaje- has extended his contract with the team for one more year, tying the team's first ever signing to the Bronx-based club through 2018. By Peter Nolan

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U.S. U20's Snatch Late Draw in World Cup Opener

Fresh off of leading the U.S. team to qualification for the U17 World Cup this autumn in India Josh Sargent scored twice today to set the stage for Luca de la Torre's 94th-minute equalizer in a crazy draw versus Ecuador. By Peter Nolan

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NWSL Sprits Raised as Mal Pugh Signs With Washington

The National Women's Soccer League recorded one of the biggest victories in its five years when news broke this weekend that 19-year-old U.S. WNT star Mallory Pugh has elected to begin her professional career. By Peter Nolan

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Ramos Names Roster for U20 World Cup

Coach Tab Ramos named 21 players to the U.S. roster for next week's U20 World Cup in South Korea and as expected Christian Pulisic is not among them. By Peter Nolan