1. The Cult of The Offensive: Tactical and Practical

    It seems this summer is the summer of the striker. While Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo are nominally midfielders, their main purpose is to put the ball in the back of the net whether with their own foot or via assist...

    Timothy N Written by Timothy N about 5 years ago 279 reads 1 comments

  2. Expression in Football: On and Off The Ball

    Above is Michael Ballack; one of the best midfielders of his generation but some one who I think is a symbol of what I am going to attempt to discuss today...

    Timothy N Written by Timothy N about 5 years ago 919 reads 6 comments

  3. Chelsea: Transfers, Rumors, and the Future

    Oh Transfer Window, how I have missed you since Robinho signed with Manchester City a year ago. On Jul. 1, Carlo Ancelotti will be confirmed as the Chelsea manager, but, if you have read his ...

    Timothy N Written by Timothy N about over 5 years ago 1,351 reads 4 comments

  4. Pirlo and Chelsea: Age and Creativity

    Latest word from Milan is that Silvio Berlusconi is now willing to let Andrea Pirlo go; presumably to join Carlo Ancelotti at Stamford Bridge...

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  5. The Arrogance of Football Powers

    No, this will not be another article about Ronaldo leaving Manchester, at least not in particular. This will be about the latest rounds of discussion in the wake of the mega transfers that have recently occurred...

    Timothy N Written by Timothy N about over 5 years ago 462 reads 1 comments

  6. Fire And Ice: A Contrast on Creative Midfield Play

    During the Semi-Final of this year's Champion's League tournament, we witnessed the two best midfields in the world go at it, and no, I am not referring to Arsenal and Manchester United...

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  7. Creativity and the Beautiful Game

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  8. So, What Happens to the Dutch?

    So he signed, and to no one's surprise Kaka will be at Real Madrid for the foreseeable future. Returning president Florentino Perez has promised to chase three more big name players in Franck Ribery, Cristiano Ronaldo, and David Villa...

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  9. Three Players That The Hornets Should Be Looking at This Offseason, Pt 2

    The picture says it all, the player that I think the Hornets can move for and would make the most impact is Chris Bosh. First, let's look at the numbers: Last season he was injured quite a bit but he still managed to average 22...

    Timothy N Written by Timothy N about over 5 years ago 615 reads 12 comments

  10. Chelsea and Its Youth System: A Look at Three Young Stars

    Today Frank Lampard came out and said that Chelsea needs to start looking for more homegrown talent like himself in places like Essex instead of going out and constantly spending fortunes...

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  11. These Three Players Can Help the New Orleans Hornets: Part 1

    Fifty-eight points. The largest loss in playoff history. It burns me to my very core. It stings even more to know it happened here in New Orleans, the insanity for them to let another team come ...

    Timothy N Written by Timothy N about over 5 years ago 217 reads 3 comments

  12. Chelsea Transfers: Pato, Sturridge, Pirlo, and Kaka? Oh My!

    Summers—known as the offseason and quite possibly my second favorite time of the year with playoffs being the first...

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  13. Chelsea, the New Manager, and the Transition to the 4-6-0

    Hi, I would like to greet everyone out there and thank you for stopping by for my first ever Bleacher Report article...

    Timothy N Written by Timothy N about over 5 years ago 562 reads 5 comments