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  • Analyzing Luciano Spalletti’s First Season in Charge of Napoli

    At the start of the season, very few Napoli fans had their sights set on finishing the season with their first league title in over 30 years. Luciano Spalletti was not the most attractive candidate for the head coaching role and many Napoli fans were against his appointment, but with 7 games to go, Napoli…

  • How David Moyes Brought the Good Times Back to West Ham

    David Moyes. The underappreciated Scottish chap from the streets of Glasgow whose roots run deep into English football courtesy of his tenures at Preston North End, Everton, Manchester United and Sunderland prior to taking charge of West Ham in November 2017 to replace Slaven Bilic, as the east London side sat in the relegation zone.…

  • Carlo Ancelotti vs Pep Guardiola: A Battle Between Two of Europe’s Elites

    The UEFA Champions League has its rich history of enthralling battles between players and managers, but very few are at the pedigree of the two managers locking horns in the Champions League semifinal. If there was ever a debate about the greatest manager of all time, you are assured of hearing at least one of…

  • 10 Candidates to Succeed Sean Dyche as Burnley FC Manager

    “I love underdogs, people who have achieved extraordinary things against the odds”. A quote attributed to Phil Keoghan, the New Zealand TV presenter famous for hosting CBS’ The Amazing Race. It’s a quote that perfectly encapsulates the current status of Burnley FC in the English Premier League over the past fifteen years.   Founded in…

  • Celtic and Ange Postecoglou in Pole Position for Domestic Treble

    Ange Postecoglou has transformed Celtic on & off the park. He’s provided a team who play relentlessly aggressive attacking football & united a fan base that was in despair following a shambolic season last year, and he deserves enormous credit for what he has achieved in less than twelve months.   What Shape Were Celtic in…

  • Domenico Tedesco: Profiling Leipzig’s Manager

    At 36 years of age, Domenico Tedesco has already amassed a coaching resume that is paralleled by few, if any of his age mates. Born in Rossano, Italy, Tedesco’s family emigrated to Germany when he was two years old, with Tedesco completing his vocational training as a wholesale merchant and earning a bachelor’s degree in…

  • Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa: A Mini Liverpool

    At just 41 years of age, Steven Gerrard has already served as Rangers manager, coaching 196 games, winning 64% of those games, and leading them to their first league title in a decade and ending Celtic’s domestic dominance. This resulted in his first-ever Premier League job, with Gerrard replacing Dean Smith as Aston Villa manager…

  • Hansi Flick – Revitalising Both Bayern Munich and Germany to Devastating Effect

     After 15 years as Germany manager, Joachim Loew parted ways after losing to England 2-0 in this summer’s European Championships at the Round of 16 stage. This showcased the overall stagnation that had occurred under Joachim Loew, his tenure concluding in a whimper rather than the immense success he had been used to.   The…

  • Lopetegui Bounces Back From Madrid Disaster With Success At Sevilla

    On July 21, 2018, the Royal Spanish Football Federation appointed Julen Lopetegui as the manager of the senior national men’s team with the objective of leading them to glory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The former Rayo Vallecano goalkeeper had previously led Spain to the U-19 and U-21 European Championship titles in…

  • An Analysis on Ryan Lowe’s Managerial Style

    Since taking over Plymouth Argyle in July 2019 due to the unexpected fall and abandoning of Bury FC due to the owner Steve Dale’s mismanagement, Ryan Lowe has done a fine job. Within his first managerial position, he helped Bury gain automatic promotion to League One with Nicky Maynard, a striker with zero goals at…