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#The Bootroom

# the-bootroom - Monday 9 May, 2011

The Bootroom: Lacklustre Chelsea out-thought and out-worked by United
# Tactics
From The42
# Tactics

The Bootroom: Lacklustre Chelsea out-thought and out-worked by United

May 9th 2011, 1:36 PM 236 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea were blown away by a Man Utd side with more belief, more verve and who were simply better, writes Barry O’Donovan in his tactical analysis of yesterday’s Premier League showdown.

# the-bootroom - Thursday 31 March, 2011

The bootroom: is Trap right to stick with his famous 4-4-2?
# Technically Speaking
From The42
# Technically Speaking

The bootroom: is Trap right to stick with his famous 4-4-2?

Mar 31st 2011, 1:36 PM 302 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland manager has faced criticism for his perceived inflexibility in setting out his side. But are we better off trusting the familiar formation?

# the-bootroom - Sunday 2 January, 2011

Stepping out: the death of the flat back four
# The Bootroom
From The42
# The Bootroom

Stepping out: the death of the flat back four

Jan 2nd 2011, 8:05 AM 258 Views 0 Comments

Defending is not dead, it has simply moved forward, according to John O’Donnell.