TFA Today: How Thomas Frank will remould Brentford in the absence of Toney, what we saw in Saka back in 2019 and a top talent in the USA U20 side
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Brentford have had a glimpse into life without their talismanic #9 Ivan Toney in the last two matches – Daniel Man dives deeper into how Thomas Frank has lined them up and what it might mean for the early part of next season
Head of Women’s Football Analysis David Astill looks at John McGrady’s Cliftonville side, top of Northern Ireland’s Women’s Premiership and looking to defend the title claimed from Glentoran last season – he explains their tactical approach
Not many people expected Nagoya Grampus to be in and around the top of the J-League at this point in the season – Jack Manship looks at the creativity and attacking aggression that has meant a strong start for the team
Ligue 1 side Ajaccio have one of the worst attacking records in Europe this season – Rui Martins dives into the detail to understand why
This week’s TFA Scouted Podcast with Adam Scully and Bryant Marques talk relationism and how it is helping Malmo’s Hugo Larsson
Bukayo Saka has signed a new four-year contract to stay with Premier League runners-up Arsenal long into the future – read our old scout report from when Saka was first coming up through the Arsenal ranks
Cade Cowell scored and registered an assist for the USA U20s side last night against Fiji in the U20s World Cup – we have a scout report of the highly-rated SJ Earthquakes attacker
Takefusa Kubo scored the all-important goal for Real Sociedad last night in a 1-0 win over UD Almeria to all but guarantee UCL football next season – we wrote a scout report of the Japanese winger in his time at Real Madrid
Al Ahly extended their lead at the top of the Egyptian Premier League yesterday with a home win over Enppi – we recently analysed the North African side’s tactics under Marcel Koller
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