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Interview with the new "crack" of Argentine soccer: Menotti Is he a "crack", or does he exemplify the exact attitude, belief, and style of soccer favored by El Grafico?
Highlights the conferral of sports licenses and diplomas to coaches who attended the Presidente Perón Municipal School of Sports Specialization.
Blasts Colombo as a liar, or at minimum an inconsistent President who undermines his coaches and contradicts himself
Summary of latest meetings and the decision to reform Argentinean soccer in the same way that Brazil undertookl reforms after 1950 and 1954
Unlike the critical voices of El Gráfico, Last Reason in Goles offers a positive assessment of national team head coach Guillermo Stábile. The author concludes that the head coach excels in physical and mental preparation. Moreover, Stábile…
Dellacha's views on tactics and designed plays falls in line with players of his era, who valued the innate talent of the Argentine fútbolero over plays designed on a chalkboard.
The author is critical of coaches who "mechanize" their players--a trend that has become commonplace in Argentina
Benicio Acosta shares his coaching philosophy (which sounds pragmatic and designed to not cede any initiative to rival teams-the style en vogue during the 1960s)
Yebra provides a good overview of how tactics and formation in Argentina changed over the years. An insightful interview.
With the World Cup approaching, AFA has to select a national team coach. Their decision will speak volumes about how the team will play because the four men offer different approaches and tactics.
The move to a more systematic, and professionalization, of coaching and the use of tactics begins in the late 1940's with coaches who will become important during the 1950s and 1960s (especially with the national team) such as D'Amico, Cesarini, and…
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