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Has Pogba Lost the EPL for Man Utd?

Has Pogba Just Lost the English Premier League Championship for Manchester Utd?Weekly English Premier League Opinion #15Jonny Carter gives his opinion on how Pogba's red card could have cost them any chance of winning the EPL.What do you think?  Agree?  Disagree?  Please let us know by commenting below.

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Defending the Wide Areas in a 4-3-3

My primary concern about changing to a 4-3-3 system was how to deal with players attacking from wide areas. With only three midfielders, all of whom play centrally, I was worried that this would be an area that other teams could exploit. So making sure we had a plan to deal with this problem became a primary concern.

One of the strengths of the 4-4-2 system is it's ability to create 2 v 1 situations on the wings. So if we're going to play from a 4-3-3, how will

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Circle Drills

There are a number of high level coaches that use a lot of circle drills in their sessions including Barry Gorman (long time coach at Penn State) and David Williams (Manchester United Academy). I've had the opportunity to watch both of them run sessions at our International Coaching Seminar so I've used some of their

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How Will England Do In the World Cup?

There are a two main reasons (excuses) that England rarely do well in the World Cup or Euro Championships.  I actually agree with both of them. Weather - The majority of the English season is spent in cool or cold temperatures with wind and rain.  Obviously the training sessions are done in the same weather. 

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A Set Play That Works

I love set plays.  Well, let me clarify that.  I love well thought out set plays.  They don't necessarily have to work because let's face it they don't always work.  But the well thought out set plays show some creativity.  Anything is better than the mind numbing default crosses from wide positions or shots from

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