How England needed less of the ball to beat Spain, 6 Euro U19s to watch out for + 3 U23 talents you need to see
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England U21s lifted the trophy on Saturday, beating Spain in an ill-tempered final – Ahmed ElDaly has a match analysis, breaking the game down tactically for you.
We then move to the Euro U19 Championships and Beth Limb takes a close look at six rising stars you need to know about.
On the same theme, Fintan O’Reilly looks at the European summer season and calls out three players he has been very impressed with.
Head of Set-Piece Analysis, Marcel Seifeddine explains the value of the floated cross for you.
Scott Martin takes a close look at the NCAA Div 1 college soccer league in the USA and explains the different play styles.
Ana Vitoria has moved to PSG this summer and Selim Ben Hmida looks at how the Brazilian will add some flair and creativity to the French midfield.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 is nearly upon us and we have tactically previewed every single team in the tournament (yes, all 32 of them) helping you understand how each team plays and who are the key players to look out for. At 314 pages, this is our biggest magazine yet and it is the only guide to the tournament you need – and it is 100% free of charge to everyone, so get your download now.
As mentioned, England ended up as the 2023 Euro U21 champions, incredibly going through the tournament without conceding a single goal! Centre-back Taylor Harwood-Bellis captained the Young Lions to the trophy — here’s a scout report Pakhei Mak wrote about the defensive talent.
PSG have signed Manuel Ugarte from Sporting CP for a reported €60m. The Uruguayan midfielder completed the most successful defensive actions of any midfielder with at least 800 minutes in Portugal’s top-flight last season. We have a scout report showing why PSG were so keen to sign him.
André Onana seems all set to star as Manchester United’s new number one following David de Gea’s exit. Why not recap his memorable 2018/19 season with Ajax via our scout report?
It looks like Kim Min-jae will join Bavarian giants Bayern Munich this summer — we looked at how he filled the shoes of Kalidou Koulibaly at Napoli last season.
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