The “Neuer” generation of goalkeepers

The “Neuer” generation of goalkeepers

In German, Neuer means newer. What Manuel Peter Neuer does is not exactly new, put certainly defined the new standard for the position. This new “standard” is mostly defined by playing with feet, the sweeper keeping and his standard stance for savings. The reader more familiar with the history of football can cite several other…

Guardiola, the false 9 and the true 9

Guardiola, the false 9 and the true 9

Yesterday, when asked at his press conference on Friday if a striker could make a difference to his City team, Guardiola says I completely agree with you. Strikers are strikers. We don’t have this weapon that teams like Chelsea, [Manchester] United or Tottenham or others have. We don’t have a player to score 25 league…