Total Football - A Graphic History Of The World's Most Iconic Soccer Tactics: The Evolution Of Football Formations And Plays by Sanjeev ShettyTotal Football - A Graphic History Of The World's Most Iconic Soccer Tactics: The Evolution Of Football Formations And Plays by Sanjeev Shetty

Total Football - A Graphic History Of The World's Most Iconic Soccer Tactics: The Evolution Of…

bySanjeev Shetty

Paperback | June 7, 2018

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You've never seen football formations and tactic explored like they are inTotal Footballever before. A must-have for football experts!

A goalkeeper, two defenders and eight attackers - it's no surprise that in the 1950s under this popular formation scores like 9-3 were common.So what changed?Total Footballtells the evolution of football tactics: from the birth ofTotal Footballin the Netherlands to the dominance oftiki takain Spain and Brazil,each chapter explores an iconic tactic.

Innovative graphics alongside expert text guide you through the manager decisions that developed new formations, the pure talent of players that defined each playing style and the matches that propelled the winning tactic tolegendary status.

Sanjeev Shetty explores how each tactic works, how they came to dominate and how opponents worked to find a way to beat them. From Pele to Messi, Cruyff to Mourinho,Total Footballexplores the tactics that made the legends, giving you anew understanding of how the beautiful game is played.
SANJEEV SHETTYis a sports journalist with nearly twenty years' experience. He works for the BBC as a producer and reporter on their international services covering their sports news channels. He is the author ofNo Middle GroundandMessigraphica. Sanj lives in Cheshire, UK with his family.
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Title:Total Football - A Graphic History Of The World's Most Iconic Soccer Tactics: The Evolution Of…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:192 pages, 9.5 × 7 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:9.5 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:June 7, 2018Publisher:Aurum PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1781317844

ISBN - 13:9781781317846

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