Interview with Saul Isaksson-Hurst: “my ambition is always to be one of the best in the world”

Interview with Saul Isaksson-Hurst: “my ambition is always to be one of the best in the world”

In the most recent instalment of Soccer Hub’s interview series, Ricardo sat down for 20 minutes of captivating discussion with Saul Isaksson-Hurst, a former youth coach with Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea and expert in ball mastery and 1v1 skills training. As well as providing a genuinely fascinating insight into the world of foundation level coaching,…

“I’m trying to be the coach for the future”

“I’m trying to be the coach for the future”

In the most recent instalment of Soccer Hub’s interview series, viewers from around the world were treated to a compelling conversation between our very own Ricardo and special guest Luís Gonçalves, recently-appointed head coach of the Mozambique national team. In his new position, Luís has achieved instant success – his side beat Mauritius by an…

The formations change… but the principles remain!

The formations change… but the principles remain!

Napoli’s POSSESSION PHASE The usual game system used by Napoli in possession is 1-4-2-3-1 formation. Instead, in the first Champions League match against Liverpool, we have seen Napoli with a new look : 1-3-4-3 formation. Starting from the back, Koulibaly (left) Di Lorenzo (right)  and Manolas (center): all three players begin to play out from…

What is a Soccer Scout?

What is a Soccer Scout?

Scouting: it’s one of the most important positions in modern soccer. These days, ‘scout’ is a relatively all-encompassing job title, but the term is generally applied to those members of staff within a club whose specific job it is to seek out, research and bring to the recruitment staff’s attention, players who might be of…

JUVENTUS‘ Possession Phase – vs Napoli

JUVENTUS‘ Possession Phase – vs Napoli

Whenever Juventus plays 1-4-3-3, however the players involved are following the principals of mobility and unpredictably. We see that Ronaldo has moved around from left, to the centre and to the right. In this way, the defenders in the other side do not have a landmark and face against different opponents with different skills. For…