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Good article for looking at the cultural influence of soccer and issues of masculinity.
El Grafico tries to get at the heart of Zuebldia's philosophy about soccer By favoring England and Germany's 'order' over Brazil the Estudiantes coach received criticism Here he clarifies by explaining that work and discipline matter and that Brazil…
He regrets what happened in 1969 and defends his philosophy and approach to the game Zubeldia also has choice words for DiStefano and Labruna
Boca Juniors in 1969 was the antithesis of Estudiantes Both teams succeeded but Boca Juniors did so by playing an attacking style of soccer Is this a change and return back to criollismo?
The value of this article is that it summarizes the effects of physical approaches to soccer that stifle creativity and lead to less goals
Interesting to see what metric the magazine uses to determine their conclusion that 27% of Argentine soccer is offense-first
Journalists like Panzeri have long been enamored of Menotti's philosophy about how to play soccer. This article focuses on Huracan's coach, who will eventually become the national team coach in the 1978 World Cup, and whay he values in soccer:…
Comments from players and coaches of Huracán: the darling of the early 1970s
Three of the greatest players in the recent memory when this interview was conducted, this is an engaging piece on attacking soccer and the current state of the sport. These men represented the antithesis of the current trends in soccer and succeeded…
A useful piece from a non-sports magazine in examining a successful model outside of the ultra-defensive style en vogue.
Before "Menottismo" and "Bilardismo", Racing and Estudiantes exemplified 2 distinctly different approaches. One places emphasis on high scoring with many forwards and playing long balls into space-a vertical style akin to what is practiced in Europe.…
Based on early results from the South American club championship, the article believes that Estudiantes finally balanced their solid defense with good offense…thus exhibiting an older, more traditional approach to the game.
Although Racing fielded a reserve team, this match crystallizes the two different approaches to playing soccer by Racing and Estudiantes. (In the same issue, two other articles refer to "poner la pierna", which is a phrase about "guapeza" and…
Although a growing acceptance of the "win at all costs" approach exists in 1967, this article shows how journalists still yearn for a more high scoring game.
First article sees promise in the new league format (Nacional and Metropolitano) for a more "offensive style" of play, while the second article chastises Ubaldo Rattín for attacking a player
The paper seems exhausted by the overly defensive style of teams, and low scores, that it celebrates Racing's explosive offense as a new way forward for Argentine soccer
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